|Berlin bans Uber on 'safety grounds'|
|Berlin's city authority bans the mobile taxi app Uber on passenger safety grounds, threatening the firm with a fine if it ignores the ban.|
|GetTaxi sets sights on corporate customers|
|The taxi hailing app is aiming for business customers as well as consumers.|
|CAB DRIVE: JOURNEY AWAITS!|
|The Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau (SLTPB) under the guidance of the Economic Development Ministry launched an International Tourism Promotional campaign to increase awareness of destination Sri Lanka around the world.|
|Uber taxi app 'competing unfairly'|
|The Uber taxi app is "competing unfairly" with London's black cabs, senior Labour MP Margaret Hodge says.|
|Sri Lanka Tourism : Mega taxi advertising campaign in the UK|
|Sri Lanka Tourism launched a mega taxi advertising campaign in the UK. Sri Lanka Tourism has branded 450 taxis in three of the UK's biggest cities: Manchester, Birmingham and London. The first fleet of 300 taxis of this campaign was launched in London.||
|Algerian president fires former ally Belkhaddem|
|ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) â€” Algeria's president has dismissed one of his main advisers, a former prime minister and powerful head of the ruling party, banning him from further state service.|
|WHO pulls staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab after doctor infected|
|FREETOWN (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has withdrawn staff from a laboratory testing for Ebola at Kailahun in eastern Sierra Leone after one of its medical workers there was infected during the worst ever outbreak of the disease, a WHO spokesperson said. "It's a temporary measure to take care of the welfare of our remaining workers," WHO spokesperson Christy Feig told Reuters. "After our assessment, they will return." The WHO has sent nearly 400 people from its own staff and partner organisations to fight the outbreak in West Africa. ...|
|Exclusive: In Ukraine, an armored column appears out of nowhere|
By Christian Lowe and Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW/ NOVOAZOVSK Ukraine (Reuters) - On Monday, a resident of Novoazovsk in south-eastern Ukraine said she saw a column of armored vehicles approach the town and start shooting. "Right now I can hear rumbling, explosions ... the residents are hiding." In Kiev later that morning, Ukrainian officials said the column was an incursion by Russian troops which it alleges are fighting alongside pro-Moscow separatists, a claim Russia quickly dismissed as disinformation. On Tuesday, in a continuation of the pattern, Kiev said it had captured a group of Russian soldiers who had entered Ukraine on a "special mission", while Moscow said they were there by mistake.
|Report: No proof veterans died because of delays|
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The Veterans Affairs Department says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a troubled health care system in which veterans waited months for appointments while employees falsified records to cover up the delays.
|Israel, Palestinians reach Gaza ceasefire deal: Hamas spokesman|
Israel and the Palestinians have reached a Gaza ceasefire deal and an official announcement will be made in Egypt, where the agreement was mediated, a Gaza-based Hamas spokesman said on Tuesday. "An agreement has been reached between the two sides and we are awaiting the announcement from Cairo to determine the zero hour for implementation," said the spokesman, Sami Abu Zuhri. A spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined to comment. A spokesman for the Palestinian Popular Resistance Committees, a group that like Hamas has been firing rockets into Israel, said an Egyptian announcement could be made within two hours.