Edwin Cantillo Bosire

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Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan seeks $1bn to fight Boko Haram

<b>Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan wants the government to borrow $1bn (£580m) to strengthen the military's capability to fight militant Islamists.</b><p>Mr Jonathan wrote to parliament, asking for the expenditure to be approved.<p>Nigeria has a military budget of about $6bn a year but large sums are lost …

Africa

Syria Kurds impose military service amid civil war

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's Kurds imposed compulsory military service for their men to ward off a push by Islamic extremists in the predominantly Kurdish …

Shootout in Pakistan's Lahore, northwestern bus blast kill nine

LAHORE Pakistan (Reuters) - Two Pakistani policemen and a militant were killed in a shootout in the city of Lahore on Thursday a short distance from the prime minister’s family home, police said.<p>In a separate incident underlining the threat Pakistan faces from Islamist militants, six people were …

Obama comments on MH17 crash - CNN Video

Local Ukraine Residents Say They Saw Rebels With Missiles Suspected Of Taking Down Malaysia Plane

An adviser to the Ukraine Interior Minister said pro-Russia separatists shot down the passenger plane with a Russian-made BUK ground-to-air missile system. And residents in the area — a stronghold of pro-Russian rebels who are fighting the Ukrainian army — said one of those systems was …

Iran election tactics drive nuclear deal timetable | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - Failure to solve Iran’s nuclear dispute by a Sunday deadline may dismay weary negotiators in Vienna and stir fresh Middle East tension, but an extension of talks could reap political gains at home for the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader.<p>Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali …

US INTELLIGENCE: Surface-To-Air Missile Was Fired At Malaysian Plane In Ukraine

But the intelligence has not confirmed the origin of the missile, according to the report, and it is "divided" over its source. The White House declined to comment on the reports.<p>None of the 295 passengers and crew aboard MH 17 survived Thursday's crash near the Ukrainian border. An adviser to …

Russia

The Future Television Will Be Paper Thin and Rollable, LG Says

Perhaps in a few years we'll see people carrying around their rolled-up televisions the way they used to carry newspapers.<p>LG Display unveiled a paper …