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  • India's Modi slams whispering campaign against top minister

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday denied reports that the son of a top minister was involved in influence peddling, seeking to staunch the type of corruption allegations that sent the country's last government to...
  • Iranian minister says Saudi talks 'constructive'

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he held "positive and constructive" talks with Saudi Arabia's foreign minister on Tuesday where Islamist militancy in Iraq - that both see as a threat - was one of the topics discussed. Hossein Amir...
  • Even buildings with seismic retrofits damaged in Napa earthquake

    City officials in Napa had long worried that the grand building on the corner of Second and Brown streets — with its brick walls and giant red-tiled cupolas — could be devastated by a major earthquake. So city officials required brick...
  • How Pakistan's Sharif stumbled into protests crisis

    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - As thousands of protesters blockaded Pakistan's parliament last week, the spirits of the lawmakers inside were briefly lifted by a rare appearance from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.      But Sharif only listened in silence as...
  • Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'

    Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'
    HARTFORD — A day after announcing his plans to leave soon, state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor addressed superintendents at their annual back-to-school meeting Tuesday, pointing to progress made during his watch and urging them to go forward...
  • French government resigns amid internal policy squabbles

    PARIS French President Francois Hollande on Monday asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government in the wake of a showdown between Valls and Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg about the government's controversial economic policies. In a...
  • New PM Cerar hints Slovenia might scale back privatization drive

    LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia's new prime minister hinted on Monday he might scale back the country's privatization program once he forms a coalition with two parties opposed to large-scale sell-offs of state assets. Law professor and political novice...
  • Thai king endorses junta leader as prime minister

    BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai military leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha was endorsed as prime minister by Thailand's king on Monday, four days after he was elected by his own hand-picked parliament, although critics called his appointment a political farce....
  • Napa quake shows even retrofitted buildings are vulnerable

    Napa quake shows even retrofitted buildings are vulnerable
    City officials in Napa had long worried that the grand building on the corner of 2nd and Brown streets — with its brick walls and giant red-tiled cupolas — could be devastated by a major earthquake. So city officials required brick...
  • Shiite militiamen in Iraq kill scores of Sunni worshipers at mosque

    Shiite militiamen in Iraq kill scores of Sunni worshipers at mosque
    Shiite Muslim militiamen on Friday stormed a Sunni mosque in eastern Iraq and opened fire, killing scores of worshipers, residents and Iraqi officials said, in a sign of growing sectarian violence stemming from the rise of the Islamic State militant...
  • French economy minister urges alternative to German austerity

    PARIS (Reuters) - The time has come for France to resist Germany's "obsession" with austerity and promote alternative policies across the euro zone that support household consumption, firebrand French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg said on Sunday....