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By James Davey
LONDON (Reuters) - A shift in strategy by Britain's major grocers, to focus on small local stores that offer higher returns than big supermarkets, is allowing them to cut...
Sydney (AFP) - A door-to-door salesperson who ignored a "Do Not Knock" sign to try to win over a gas customer has ended up costing their Australian employers Aus$60,000 (US$53,600).
Shanghai (AFP) - A Shanghai man is suing local authorities in China's commercial hub for almost $48 million over the demolition of his home -- which doubled as a private museum -- a court and reports said Friday.
Tainan (Taiwan) (AFP) - Taiwan displayed its new fleet of US-made Apache attack helicopters Friday, as President Ma Ying-jeou renewed his backing for the modernisation of the island's forces despite warming ties with China.
Nigella Lawson's ex-PA says she saw signs of cocaine use, including a packet in a loo, and banknotes and credit cards with white powder on them.
New Delhi (AFP) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai said he would not be bullied into signing a security pact to allow US troops to stay on after next year, as he tried to persuade India Friday to provide more military assistance.
Wellington (AFP) - Trent Boult led New Zealand to their first Test win in more than a year Friday when he produced career best figures in a fiery bowling display that crushed the West Indies inside three days.
By Elaine Lies
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian nations must ensure that territorial disputes do not erupt into conflict, leaders said on Friday, with Japan and the Philippines reaffirming their...
Manila (AFP) - FIFA will give a special $1 million grant to help rebuild football facilities damaged in the Philippines' deadliest typhoon, the national football association said on Friday.
Sydney (AFP) - Australian communications minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday said he believed there was "a reasonable prospect" of the country changing its laws to allow same-sex couples to marry.
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