Taliban kill five in Kabul in attacks on British embassy car, foreign compound
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 centre in the evening, officials and witnesses said.






Thousands protest at US embassy in London over Ferguson case

Demonstrators stand and chant with placards during a protest outside the US embassy in London on November 26, 2014 over the US court decision not to charge the policeman who killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in the town of FergusonLondon (AFP) - Thousands protested in London on Wednesday in sympathy with demonstrations across the US over the killing of a black teenager by a white police officer.


Tchenguiz sues Grant Thornton, Kaupthing, others for $3.5 billion
LONDON (Reuters) - UK-based property mogul Vincent Tchenguiz said on Thursday he had filed a 2.2 billion pounds ($3.5 billion) lawsuit against accountancy firm Grant Thornton, Icelandic bank Kaupthing and three individuals in the High Court.






Most chickens sold in UK stores have traces of food bug - watchdog
LONDON (Reuters) - Almost three-quarters of fresh chickens sold by British retailers were found to have traces of a potentially fatal food-poisoning bug, a food watchdog warned on Thursday and said major grocers were not doing enough to tackle the problem.






Abu Dhabi crown prince in Qatar to seal reconciliation before summit
DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's crown prince paid a brief visit to Qatar on Friday, official media said, to cement reconciliation between the two Gulf Arab states before a regional summit they are to hold in Doha next month.






Pope Calls for Muslim Opposition to ISIS in Turkey
Pope Francis condemned ISIS assault on Christians and others in Iraq and Syria.

China's private education love affair
In China it's known as gaokao -- the college entrance exams -- and for most young people it dictates the course of a life.

Lawmakers urging withhold of funds to tribe over intermarriage rule
A tribal law banning intermarriage is being challenged by some African-American members of Congress

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