Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - A Malaysian couple was sentenced to hang for starving their Indonesian maid to death, a defence lawyer said Friday, one of a string of shocking cases spotlighting abuse of domestic helpers in the region.
By Mica Rosenberg, Elinor Comlay and Michael Pell
NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The company at the centre of an alleged fraud that forced Citigroup Inc
(Reuters) - Credit card companies MasterCard Inc and Visa Inc said they had formed a new cross-industry group to enhance payment system security across networks.
The move follows severa...
Sydney (AFP) - Stranded by floods and lost, a German backpacker survived for about two weeks in Australia's inhospitable Outback on a diet of insects, police said Friday.
MADRID (Reuters) - British telecoms group Vodafone
(Reuters) - Credit card companies MasterCard Inc
By Padraic Halpin
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's largest listed companies are confident over half a decade of weak earnings, gloomy outlooks and shrinking dividends are behind them and th...
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi
AMMAN (Reuters) - The Middle East's driest winter in several decades could pose a threat to global food prices, with local crops depleted and farmers' livelihoods...
LONDON (Reuters) - Part-nationalised Royal Bank of Scotland
Phnom Penh (AFP) - A three-year-old Cambodian boy has died of bird flu, the health ministry said Friday, in the country's second fatality this year.
By Joachim Dagenborg and Camilla Knudsen
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's $850 billion (508 billion pounds) sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, must answer questions on its acquisition...
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