Shipper Hapag-Lloyd plans 20 percent cut in CO2 emissions by 2020
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German container shipping firm Hapag-Lloyd plans a 20 percent reduction in its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 2020, compared with 2016, to help support a drive to halve emissions in the global shipping industry.
Iran detains prosecutor convicted in 2009 prison death case
DUBAI, April 22 (Reuters) - Iran's judiciary has arrested a former prosecutor who faces a two-year jail term over the death of a detainee after anti-government protests in 2009, state media reported on Sunday.
Zimbabwe nurses end strike, challenge dismissal in court
HARARE, April 22 (Reuters) - Zimbabwean nurses have called off a strike against poor working conditions and will return to work on Monday, a nurses union said on Sunday.
Romney fails to win GOP nomination for senate, heads to primary in November
(Reuters) - Mitt Romney's restart of his political career hit a roadblock Saturday. The 2012 Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts governor failed to win the Utah Republican Party's nomination, which means he must face 11 challengers in a June primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch.
'Nut rage' sisters leave Korean Air, father apologizes
SEOUL (Reuters) - Korean Air Lines Co Ltd Chairman Cho Yang-ho apologized on Sunday for the behavior of his two daughters and said they would immediately step down from their positions at the company.
Conservatives seen keeping power as Paraguay goes to the polls
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Paraguay will pick a new president in Sunday's election with the ruling Colorado Party expected to keep power but lose seats in Congress, which could complicate its pro-business agenda and raise the risk of higher taxes on the country's key farm sector.
UPDATE 1-Israel dismisses suggestions it killed Palestinian in Malaysia
JERUSALEM, April 22 (Reuters) - Israel's defense minister said on Sunday a Palestinian scientist shot dead in Malaysia was a rocket expert and "no saint," but dismissed suggestions by Hamas that Israel's Mossad spy agency assassinated him.
Islamic State claims responsibility for Kabul blast - group's AMAQ news agency
CAIRO, April 22 (Reuters) - Islamic State claimed responsibility for a blast that hit a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, the militant group's AMAQ news agency said.
RPT-China welcomes U.S. to visit China to discuss trade
BEIJING, April 22 (Reuters) - China on Sunday said it welcomed plans by top U.S. officials to visit the country to discuss trade and economic issues, amid tensions between the world's two largest economies.
Britain's Pippa Middleton pregnant with first child - Sun on Sunday
LONDON, April 22 (Reuters) - Britain's Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, is pregnant with her first child, The Sun on Sunday newspaper reported.
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