Year of birth missing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24670/all en Hedge fund firm Man Group shakes up GLG unit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hedge-fund-firm-man-group-shakes-glg-unit <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Man Group is shaking up its GLG unit in a move that will see two senior managers leave, as chief executive-designate Emmanuel Roman looks to reverse the hedge fund firm's waning fortune.</p> <p>The changes will see Karim Abdel-Motaal and Bart Turtleboom, who headed emerging market hedge funds at GLG, depart at the end of the month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/hedge-fund-firm-man-group-shakes-glg-unit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Financial economics Investment Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 10:15:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732025 at http://www.globalpost.com Kenyan ex-minister acquitted of inciting tribal violence http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/kenyan-ex-minister-acquitted-inciting-tribal-violence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>NAIROBI, Jan 16 (Reuters) - A Kenyan court acquitted a former junior minister of inciting violence for lack of evidence following the killing of over 100 people in politically-instigated fighting in the Tana River coastal region, his lawyer said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The two tribes involved in the fighting - in which villagers have been shot, hacked and burnt to death - have fought for years over access to grazing land and water.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/kenyan-ex-minister-acquitted-inciting-tribal-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Macharia Social Issues Tana River Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 21:03:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735274 at http://www.globalpost.com REFILE-High-flying "millennial" women don't live to work-book http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/high-flying-millenial-women-dont-live-work-book <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jane Merriman</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Giant corporations will have to consign the alpha male office culture to the paper shredder if they want to hang on to today's high-flying 20- and 30-somethings, particularly women.</p> <p>The world's top firms will struggle to inspire the "millennial" generation with a reward culture based on endless hours in the office and networking built around heavy drinking and macho sports, according to business professor Elisabeth Kelan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/high-flying-millenial-women-dont-live-work-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Elisabeth Kelan Elisabeth Kelan Entertainment Gender studies Human Interest Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:30:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735502 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Armstrong joins disgraced sprint duo in hall of infamy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-armstrong-joins-disgraced-sprint-duo-hall-infamy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds codes)</p> <p>By John Mehaffey</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A crooked path littered with empty vials and used syringes concluding in a televised confession of systematic doping led Lance Armstrong into the company of the infamous dope cheats who have sullied their sports.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-armstrong-joins-disgraced-sprint-duo-hall-infamy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Athletics Entertainment Human Interest Sports Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:45:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736093 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling-Armstrong joins disgraced sprint duo in hall of infamy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-armstrong-joins-disgraced-sprint-duo-hall-infamy-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By John Mehaffey</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A crooked path littered with empty vials and used syringes concluding in a televised confession of systematic doping led Lance Armstrong into the company of the infamous dope cheats who have sullied their sports.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/cycling-armstrong-joins-disgraced-sprint-duo-hall-infamy-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Athletics Entertainment Human Interest Sports Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 12:45:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736100 at http://www.globalpost.com Author paints dark, satiric portrait of Vancouver in stories http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/author-paints-dark-satiric-portrait-vancouver-stories <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Elaine Lies</p> <p>TOKYO, Jan 18 (Reuters) - A Vancouver neighbourhood of men who drink fig-infused martinis and eat fiddleheads on skewers faces a crisis when a beer-swilling, barbecue-loving truck driver moves in. An Olympic mascot marmot kidnaps a young boy from his parents.</p> <p>These are just a few of the tales in "Better Living Through Plastic Explosives," a book of short stories by Canadian author Zsuzsi Gartner that brings to life a dark, satiric Vancouver set just a few years into the future.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/author-paints-dark-satiric-portrait-vancouver-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Year of birth missing Zsuzsi Gartner Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:45:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736150 at http://www.globalpost.com Afghan Taliban claim responsibility for ongoing attack in Kabul http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/blank-headline-received-12 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>KABUL, Jan 21 (Reuters) - - The Afghan Taliban claimed responsibility for a coordinated attack on a government building in Kabul on Monday, its spokesman said in a text message to media.</p> <p>"Today at 5 o'clock in the morning (0130 GMT) a number of mujahideen martyrs entered a government building close to an American training centre... Heavy fighting is ongoing," spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said.</p> <p>(Reporting by Mirwais Harooni, writing by Dylan Welch, editing by Amie Ferris-Rotman)</p> Politics of Afghanistan Taliban Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 03:45:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737071 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-S. Africa finds Nigerian oil delta militant guilty of terrorism http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-s-africa-finds-nigerian-oil-delta-militant-guilty-terr <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds background, quote)</p> <p>JOHANNESBURG, Jan 21 (Reuters) - A South African court found suspected Niger Delta militant leader Henry Okah guilty of terrorism on Monday for masterminding two car bombs that killed at least 10 people in the Nigerian capital at an independence day ceremony in 2010.</p> <p>Judge Neels Claassen said Okah, who was accused of leading the militant MEND group in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta, was found guilty on 13 counts ranging from conspiracy to commit terrorism to detonating explosives.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-s-africa-finds-nigerian-oil-delta-militant-guilty-terr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Henry Okah Niger River Delta Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:30:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737132 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-S.African govt not threatening mining firms - Zuma http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-safrican-govt-not-threatening-mining-firms-zuma <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Emma Thomasson</p> <p>DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The South African government needs to "engage" with platinum and gold mining firms about proposed shaft closures and mass lay-offs and is not threatening them with licence reviews, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.</p> <p>"We are not making any threat to anyone. We are saying: 'Let us come together, let us discuss. This affects all of us. It does not affect companies only,'" he told Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-safrican-govt-not-threatening-mining-firms-zuma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> mining Politics Social Issues South Africa Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:31:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738311 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-CIA officer sentenced to 30 months in prison in leaks case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/ex-cia-officer-sentenced-30-months-prison-leaks-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 25 (Reuters) - A former Central Intelligence Agency officer was sentenced to 30 months in prison on Friday for blowing a CIA agent's cover, the Justice Department said.</p> <p>John Kiriakou's sentence as part of a plea agreement marks the first time in 27 years that someone has gone to prison for disclosing a covert CIA agent's name.</p> <p>Kiriakou was sentenced in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, a Justice Department spokesman said. He had pleaded guilty in October to one count of disclosing an agent's identity.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/ex-cia-officer-sentenced-30-months-prison-leaks-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Torture Torture in the United States Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:45:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739478 at http://www.globalpost.com S.African court delays Okah sentencing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/safrican-court-delays-okah-sentencing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A South African court Friday postponed by a month sentencing a Nigerian national Henry Okah who is convicted of 13 terrorism charges, including the 2010 independence day bombings in Abuja.</p> <p>"I will postpone this matter for purposes of hearing arguments in mitigation or aggravation for sentencing," High Court Judge Neels Claassen said.</p> <p>Sentencing will run three days from February 28 through March 4.</p> <p>"That's the final postponement," said the judge.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/safrican-court-delays-okah-sentencing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Henry Okah Henry Okah Niger River Delta War Year of birth missing AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:30:16 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742764 at http://www.globalpost.com Rugby-Former South Africa rugby boss who battled Mandela dies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/rugby-former-south-africa-rugby-boss-who-battled-mandela-dies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>JOHANNESBURG, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Louis Luyt, the powerful former head of South African rugby who took Nelson Mandela to court, has died aged 80, his former rugby union announced on Friday.</p> <p>A fertiliser tycoon, Luyt was at the helm of South Africa rugby when it returned from isolation in the early 1990s and stood alongside Mandela on the podium when South Africa won the 1995 World Cup in Johannesburg.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/rugby-former-south-africa-rugby-boss-who-battled-mandela-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Louis Luyt South Africa Technology Year of birth missing Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:45:59 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742947 at http://www.globalpost.com US female guard charged for sex with inmate http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/us-female-guard-charged-sex-inmate <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A federal prison guard was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing a convicted cop killer whose child she is carrying, and she had an affair with a second inmate while pregnant, prosecutors said.</p> <p>A visibly pregnant Nancy Gonzalez, 29, appeared briefly in court before a federal judge in Brooklyn before being released on bail. She faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.</p> <p>The woman, who worked the night shift at the Brooklyn Metro Detention Center in New York, was accused of having a four-month affair with Ronell Wilson that ended in August.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/us-female-guard-charged-sex-inmate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ronell Wilson Year of birth missing AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 01:46:43 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747072 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Taliban spokesman dismisses outcome of London conference http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/urgent-taliban-spokesman-dismisses-outcome-london-conference <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Taliban spokesman on Wednesday dismissed the outcome of a conference in London between the leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Britain which aimed to work towards a peace deal within six months.</p> <p>The conference and other "horse trading" were "the real obstacles of effective and fruitful negotiations between the factual sides," Zabihullah Mujahid wrote on the Islamists' website.</p> <p>lb/jm/ia</p> Taliban Technology Year of birth missing Zabiullah Mujahid AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:31:04 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747472 at http://www.globalpost.com Taliban spokesman dismisses London talks on Afghan war http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/taliban-spokesman-dismisses-london-talks-afghan-war <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Taliban spokesman on Wednesday dismissed the outcome of a conference in London between the leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Britain which aimed to work towards a peace deal within six months.</p> <p>The conference and other "horse trading" were "the real obstacles of effective and fruitful negotiations between the factual sides", Zabihullah Mujahid wrote on the Islamists' website.</p> <p>This is apparently a reference to the Taliban's repeated demand that any peace negotiations should be between itself and the United States.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/taliban-spokesman-dismisses-london-talks-afghan-war" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Politics of Afghanistan Taliban Taliban Technology Year of birth missing AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:00:38 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5747494 at http://www.globalpost.com