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U.N. Council Set for Syria Clash, West Readies Attack

The United Nations Security Council was set for a showdown over Syria on Wednesday after Britain sought authorization for Western military action that Russia called premature.U.N. chemical weapons experts investigating an apparent gas attack that killed hundreds of civilians in rebel-held suburbs of Damascus made a second trip across the front line to take samples. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pleaded for them to be given the time they need to complete their mission.But the United States and European and Middle East allies have already pinned the blame on President Bashar al-Assad's forces. Even if Russia blacks U.N. approval, U.S.-led air or missile strikes on Syria look all but certain, though the timing is far from clear.That has set Western leaders on a collision course with Moscow, Assad's main arms supplier, as well as with China, which also has a veto in the Security Council and disapproves of what it sees as a push for Iraq-style "regime change" - despite U.S. denials that Pre...

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  1. Rwanda's Kagame poised for huge win, results slow

    By Themistocle Hakizimana and Hereward HollandKIGALI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame danced his way towards a second seven-year term on Tuesday aft...

  2. Rwanda's Kagame poised for landslide election win

    (Recasts, adds diplomat comment)By Themistocle Hakizimana and Hereward HollandKIGALI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame danced his way towards a secon...

  3. Rwanda's Kagame set for landslide win-early results

    (Adds background)KIGALI, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Early results on Tuesday showed that Rwandan President Paul Kagame would win re-election by a landslide, after an electio...

  4. Rwanda votes, Kagame aims to consolidate growth

    * Voting peaceful, isolated reports of intimidation (Updates with counting started, adds analyst, detail)By Hereward HollandKIGALI, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Rwandans voted ...

  5. FACTBOX-Rwanda's president Paul Kagame

    Aug 5 (Reuters) - A tough disciplinarian, Paul Kagame, 52, has been the main power in Rwandan politics since his rebel army ended the slaughter of hundreds of thousa...

  6. TIMELINE-Rwanda heads to August elections

    Aug 5 (Reuters) - Rwanda heads to the polls on Aug. 9 for the second time since the 1994 genocide. Here is a timeline of events in Rwanda since then.April 6, 1994 - ...

  7. RWANDA / =4

    DEMOCRACY OR STABILITY?As Rwandans go to the poll for the second time since the genocide, almost every luxury car and public bus in Kigali is pasted with Kagame's pr...

  8. RWANDA / =2

    HOW STRONG IS STRONG ENOUGH?Donors and investors are divided over what this means for Rwanda's future. Some, both in Rwanda and abroad, are worried about the directi...

  9. SPECIAL REPORT-In Rwanda Inc., an election exposes repression

    By Hereward HollandKIGALI, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Just before noon on Saturday June 19, a black BMW carrying Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa and his wife Rosette turned into the...

  1. Analysis: Frontier Markets booming but risks mounting

    With the world's biggest central banks driving yields on safe assets to near zero, some investors are tossing caution to the wind and rushing to buy illiquid and pre...

  2. Genocide Survivor Banking on Humanity

    Mirsada Buric, a financial services advisor at BBVA Compass bank in Prescott, Ariz., sets up checking accounts and sells insurance, mutual funds and variable annuiti...

  3. Building Peace Through Business

    Being your own boss, controlling your own destiny, for many in our country is the American Dream. But starting and building a small business is difficult. That's why...

  4. When is Mass Murder Genocide ?

    Ambassador John Bolton joins Freedom Watch for a first-hand perspective and a behind-the-scenes look at the State Department debate over whether genocide was occurring in Darfur in the early 2000s.

  5. ANALYSIS-Justice in doubt for Congo atrocity victims

    (Refiles to add link to U.N. report)By Katrina MansonKINSHASA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Rights activists are calling on Democratic Republic of Congo to ensure justice for v...

  6. FACTBOX-Key political risks to watch in Rwanda

    By Hereward HollandKIGALI, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Rwanda's President Paul Kagame won a second seven-year term in a landslide victory last month and immediately pledged t...

  7. Rwanda's Kagame wins election by landslide

    * Opponents say election marred by repression, violence (Adds opposition leader, vote details, background)By Hereward HollandKIGALI, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Rwandan Presi...

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