INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – A fire at a sprawling downtown Indianapolis recycling plant, fueled by propane tanks and a massive stockpile of rubber tires, forced the evacuation of homes and businesses within a five-block radius on Saturday, officials said.
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces and the Lebanese guerrilla group Hezbollah launched a fierce campaign to seize more rebel territory in the border town of Qusair on Saturday, sources on both sides of the conflict said.
MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (Reuters) – The death toll from a suicide bombing on a military checkpost in Pakistan’s North Waziristan region has reached 17, the military said on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Friday said U.S. and coalition forces will move to a support role in the Afghan conflict this spring.
WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have fired Scud missiles at rebels trying to overthrow Syria’s government, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, a step seen as an escalation in Assad’s struggle to retain power.
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BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian government forces have dropped Russian-made cluster bombs over civilian areas in the past week as they battle to reverse rebel gains on a strategic highway, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday.
JERUSALEM, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Israeli forces shot and killed an American man who opened fire in a seaside hotel packed with tourists on Friday, killing one person, a police spokesman said.
* Tanks on Damascus ring-road shell districts – activists