FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Tensions eased in the St Louis
suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and
looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's
decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting
an unarmed black teenager.
KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban bombed a British embassy
vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning, killing
five people, and attacked a foreign compound in the city center in
the evening, officials and witnesses said.
VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia blocked calls on Thursday
from poorer members of the OPEC oil exporter group for production
cuts to arrest a slide in global prices, sending benchmark crude
plunging to a fresh four-year low.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly
backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators to break
up Google, the latest setback for the world's most popular Internet
YANGON, November 27 (Reuters) - A summit of political leaders
proposed by Myanmar's parliament to debate constitutional change is
"impractical" and unlikely to happen, the president's spokesman
said in a further setback to hopes for full democracy after 49
years of military rule.
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's parliament approved Arseny
Yatseniuk for a new term as prime minister on Thursday in a
ceremony that countered reports of high-level disunity in a message
to Russia over its backing of separatists in the country's east.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Thursday it had foiled
plans by Islamist group Hamas to attack Israelis in Jerusalem's
largest soccer stadium, other parts of the city and the occupied
West Bank, though Hamas said it had no information on the
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A brief meeting between India's Prime
Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart on Thursday
salvaged a summit of South Asian leaders, with all eight countries
clinching a last-minute deal to create a regional electricity grid.