RAIPUR, India (AFP) - Heavily-armed Maoist rebels on Saturday killed 17 people, including 12 local Congress leaders, after ambushing a convoy in a remote tribal belt of central India, a top police officer said.43 minutes ago
LEEDS, United Kingdom (AFP) - Joe Root's maiden Test century, on his Yorkshire home ground, left England well-placed in the second and final Test against New Zealand at Headingley on Saturday.1 hour, 30 minutes ago
OSAKA, Japan (AFP) - A Japanese politician who drew fire for calling "comfort women" a wartime necessity has been forced to apologise for suggesting US soldiers in Okinawa visit brothels to vent their violent frustrations.May 26, 2013, 12:41 am
By Naomi O'Leary
ROME (Reuters) - Italian luxury firm Loro Piana expects double-digit sales growth to continue in 2013 as it expands its niche in the ultra-luxury sector, its chief exec...
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (AFP) - Tens of thousands of people rallied near Malaysia's capital Saturday night against alleged electoral fraud, further raising the political temperature after divisive recent polls.May 25, 2013, 11:53 pm
By Matthew Goldstein
(Reuters) - Billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen is losing the financial support of Blackstone Group Inc
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi
Dead Sea, Jordan (Reuters) - UAE's Majid Al Futtaim Holding (MAF) - sole franchise of hypermarket chain Carrefour in the Gulf - said it foresaw capital investment...
By Jason Bush
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained around 30 pro- and anti-gay activists in central Moscow on Saturday, imposing the city's ban on gay rights demonstrations.
TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan on Saturday protested to the Philippines for sending naval ships to disputed South China Sea islands in the latest diplomatic spat between the two governments.May 25, 2013, 10:39 pm
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Eight-time champions China reached their 10th consecutive Sudirman Cup badminton final on Saturday, seeing off Denmark in Kuala Lumpur and setting up a clash for the title with South Korea.May 25, 2013, 10:28 pm
ROME (Reuters) - The management board of Italian steel group ILVA has resigned, the company said on Saturday, following the seizure of 8 billion euros of assets from its controlling company in connect...May 25, 2013, 10:10 pm
LAHORE, Pakistan (AFP) - Sixteen children and a teacher were killed when their school bus caught fire in central Pakistan on Saturday, police said.May 25, 2013, 10:02 pm
The Syrian rebels are in a crucial fight for the city of Qusayr as pressure mounts on the opposition to form a united front and accede to peace talks.May 25, 2013, 8:51 pm
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KIEV (Reuters) - About 100 Ukrainian gay rights activists held the country's first gay rally on Saturday, helped by police who arrested 13 people for trying to break up the march.
By Jason Bush
MOSCOW, May 25 - Interpol has refused to include UK-based fund manager William Browder on its international search list after deciding that Russia's tax evasion case again...
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew herself up in car near a police building in Russia's Dagestan region on Saturday, injuring 11 policemen and passers-by, Russian media reported.
By Erika Solomon
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and the Lebanese guerrilla group Hezbollah launched a fierce campaign to seize more rebel territory in the border town of Qu...
By Peter Griffiths
LONDON (Reuters) - British police arrested a man under anti-terrorism laws at BBC headquarters after an interviewee said security services tried to recruit one of the...
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece agreed to change some terms in the planned privatisation of natural gas distributor DEPA, opening the way for Russian energy giant Gazprom
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