Tue 7 Aug 2012 | 4:24 EDT Syrian prime minister defects, fighting goes on Monday, 6 Aug 2012
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian forces pressed on with their offensive against rebels in the largest city Aleppo after the prime minister fled the country, denouncing the "terrorist regime" of Bashar al-Assad. Full Article
RAFAH, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt branded Islamist gunmen who killed 16 police near the Israeli border as "infidels" and promised on Monday to launch a crackdown following the massacre that has strained Cairo's ties with both Israel and Palestinians. Full Article LONDON (Reuters) - European shares tiptoed around four-month highs and the euro remained buoyant at $1.24 on Tuesday, as the prospect of formal central bank support for euro zone bond markets in the coming weeks kept markets cautiously optimistic. Full Article OTTAWA (Reuters) - A top Canadian cabinet minister has blasted Enbridge Inc's environmental record, casting more doubt on whether the company will be able to build a controversial pipeline from Alberta's oil sands to the Pacific Coast. Full Article
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