The REAL Costa Rica

Reuters World News 08/30/2016 is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.

08/30/2016 -  Turkey signals no let up in Syria campaign, despite Western concerns - 08:02 AM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey's army chief signaled no let up in a Syria offensive Washington has criticized for targeting U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters as well as jihadists, and said its successes showed last month's failed coup had not dented the military's power.

08/30/2016 -  Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan hit by suspected suicide car bomb - 06:13 AM

BISHKEK (Reuters) - A suspected suicide car bomber rammed the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday, killing the attacker and wounding at least three other people, officials said.

08/30/2016 -  U.S., India pledge deeper security and commercial ties - 08:39 AM

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The United States and India pledged on Tuesday to deepen security and commercial ties at the start of an annual U.S.-India strategic dialogue in which tension with Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region will also be discussed.

08/30/2016 -  Car bomb outside Somali President's Palace kills at least 10 - 07:54 AM

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 10 people, including soldiers and civilians, were killed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Tuesday when a car bomb claimed by al Shabaab exploded outside the Presidential Palace and also damaged two nearby hotels, an official said.

08/30/2016 -  Brazil: Rousseff impeachment trial enters fourth day - 08:41 AM

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The impeachment trial of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff entered its fourth day in the Senate on Tuesday with closing arguments by her defense and accusers, who are seeking to remove her from office for breaking budgetary rules.

08/30/2016 -  Italy to hold mass funeral as search for bodies continues - 07:55 AM

AMATRICE, Italy (Reuters) - Italy hurriedly revised preparations for a mass funeral for earthquake victims on Tuesday after protests by bereaved relatives, as crews continued to dig for bodies under mounds of rubble.

08/30/2016 -  Death toll in Philippines' drug war hits 2,000 - 08:20 AM

MANILA (Reuters) - The number of drug-related killings in the Philippines since Rodrigo Duterte became president two months ago on a pledge to wipe out the illegal drug trade, has reached around 2,000, according to data released on Tuesday.

08/30/2016 -  Oil fires cast black cloud over Iraqi town retaken from Islamic State - 06:15 AM

QAYYARA, Iraq (Reuters) - It gets darker earlier these days in the northern Iraqi town of Qayyara, which Islamic State militants abandoned about a week ago after setting fire to many of the region's oil wells.

08/30/2016 -  Migrant arrivals to Greek islands jump to highest in weeks - 06:32 AM

ATHENS (Reuters) - More than 460 migrants and refugees arrived on Greek islands from Turkey on Tuesday, the highest in several weeks, despite a European Union deal with Ankara agreed in March to close off that route.

08/30/2016 -  Turkish judge seeks asylum in Greece: news agency - 08:40 AM

ATHENS (Reuters) - A 48-year-old Turkish judge has requested political asylum in Greece, claiming persecution by the government of President Tayyip Erdogan, the Athens News Agency said on Tuesday.


© Copyright 2003-2008  by Tim Lytle
Real Costa Rica Site Map  | Advertise on the Real Costa Rica
Link to Us 
| Odds and Ends | Contact Us
Design: Black Coral Design | Hosted by: TicoSites 

Sign our Guest Book and tell us what you think

JavaScript MUST be enabled to properly use this web site. To verify if yours is, click here.

The REAL Costa Rica is best viewed at a resolution of 1024 X 768 with Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer

Visually Impaired? Is our web site hard for you to read? Click Here


Page last reviewed/revised: January 4, 2016