Iraqi PM Nouri Kamil al-Malikil, left, shakes hands with United ...
Jul 22nd, 2009
(AP) - Iraqi PM Nouri Kamil al-Malikil, left, shakes hands with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the beginning of their meeting at United Nations headquarters, Wednesday, July 22, 2009. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) -
BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - Two bombs exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque the Iraqi city of Baquba as worshippers left after Friday prayers, killing at least 43 people in one of the deadliest attacks in a month-long surge in sectarian violence. Attacks on Sunni and Shi'ite mosques, security forces and Sunni tribal leaders have spread since tro... [Full Article]
By Andrew Osborn and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) - The anti-European Union UK Independence Party made big gains in local elections on Friday, siphoning support from British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in a vote that underlined the threat it poses to his re-election chances in 2015. Its success in council elections in mo... [Full Article]
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Taking to Facebook, the U.S. ambassador to Australia is urging Australians to cease their illegal downloads of "Game of Thrones", saying that they are among the world's worst pirates of the wildly popular medieval television drama. In a post titled "Stopping the Game of Clones", Jeffrey Bleich - himself a... [Full Article]
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc posted a higher quarterly profit on Thursday even as sales fell 1.4 percent at its Walmart U.S. stores open at least a year because of a delay in income tax refund checks, cool weather, less grocery inflation than expected, and the payroll tax increase. The world's largest retailer earned $1.14 per share in the ... [Full Article]