News Headlines - 18 August 2013

UK detains partner of journalist linked to Snowden | Reuters

British authorities used anti-terrorism powers to detain the partner of a journalist with close links to Edward Snowden, the fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor, as he passed through London's Heathrow airport on Sunday.

Update: 36 Egyptian Islamists killed in jailbreak - Daily News Egypt

Thirty-six Islamist prisoners were killed in Egypt on Sunday during an attempted prison break, the official MENA news agency reported.

How tax drove Vodafone brand to Dublin | The Guardian

But few of Vodafone's customers will be aware that, for four years, the marketing of these high-profile sponsorship deals was run not from its headquarters in the English market town of Newbury but from a satellite office in Dublin.

BBC News - Japan firework festival explosion injures dozens

More than 50 people have been injured, 19 seriously, by an explosion at a summer fireworks festival in Japan's Kyoto prefecture.

Sakurajima Volcano Erupts in Japan: Largest Eruption in Decades Sends Ash Plume Thousands of Feet High - weather.com

The volcano, located in the far southwestern part of Japan's mainland on the island of Kyushu, began to erupt at 4:31 p.m. local time Sunday (3:31 a.m. EDT U.S. time). The smoke plume eventually reached a height of 5,000 meters (approximately 16,000 feet), according to the Kagoshima Local Meteorological Observatory. Public broadcaster NHK reported it was the volcano's tallest ash plume since records began in 1955.








この記事へのトラックバック一覧です: News Headlines - 18 August 2013:

« 2013年08月18日のニュース・クリップ | トップページ | 2013年08月19日のニュース・クリップ »