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  • Restrained Dutch mark air tragedy in sorrow rather than anger

    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch nation mourned 189 citizens lost in the Ukrainian air disaster in sorrow rather than anger on Friday, and Prime Minister Mark Rutte held back from pointing the figure of blame. In a country which values restraint and...
  • U.S. presses Bali trade deal skeptics to sign up as planned

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will insist that India and other World Trade Organization members stick to promises around a global deal to lower trade barriers and speed up the passage of goods through customs, a top trade official said on...
  • China tells U.S. to stay out of South China Seas dispute

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China told the United States on Tuesday to stay out of disputes over the South China Sea and leave countries in the region to resolve problems themselves, after Washington said it wanted a freeze on stoking tension. Michael Fuchs, U....
  • Land mines meant to deter troops still kill civilians

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, July 14: For 15 years, the United States has not signed the Ottawa Treaty banning antipersonnel land mines. Although President Barack Obama has been studying the issue for five...
  • Acute water crisis looms in Gaza, aid agencies warn

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Gazans are without water after Israeli air strikes that have wrecked the water and sewage system and the whole strip is threatened with a water crisis within days, aid agencies warned on Tuesday. The eight-day...
  • Italian textiles struggle to weave a new spell

    SERIANA VALLEY Italy (Reuters) - Italy has fallen behind two groups of rivals in recent years: high-tech, high-end competitors in countries such as Germany and the United States, and low-end producers in places like China, Bangladesh and Turkey. The best...
  • China's Xi arrives in South Korea as tensions grow with North Korea, Japan

    BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping made his first state visit to South Korea on Thursday, part of a courtship aimed at strengthening his hand in dealing with North Korea and Japan. South Korean President Park Geun-hye greeted Xi upon his arrival in...
  • Fusing physics, cryptography to solve a nuclear inspection paradox

    Fusing physics, cryptography to solve a nuclear inspection paradox
    The solution to ridding nations of nuclear warheads may come from a simple puzzle involving marbles. That, at least, is what lies at the core of a warhead verification protocol designed by a Princeton University team, published this week in the...
  • Cheese Wars: Connecticut's Cheese Makers Are On The Front Lines

    Cheese Wars: Connecticut's Cheese Makers Are On The Front Lines
    — Elizabeth Gillman stood in Cato Corner Farm's calf barn one recent weekend morning, white-haired and clad in old blue jeans and a baggy shirt, and she had more on her mind than routine worries about cattle feed prices and the weather. These days,...
  • BMW is latest luxury automaker to announce Mexico factory

    MEXICO CITY Most Mexican-built autos that U.S. consumers see in showrooms are compact cars like the Ford Fiesta, Nissan Sentra and Honda Fit. But soon premium automakers like BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan on rolling luxury vehicles off assembly...
  • China's Xi to visit South Korea, suggesting impatience with North

    Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North. Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...