By Danilo Masoni
MILAN (Reuters) - The board of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Tokyo (AFP) - A Japanese man went on a year-long burglary spree, making off with a haul worth $185,000 to feed 120 cats a gourmet diet, police said Thursday.
ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek banks are well capitalised and savers face no risk of seeing the value of their deposits trimmed, the country's central bank chief said, financial daily Imerisia reported on T...
By Foo Yun Chee and Karolin Schaps
BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - The European Commission will open an investigation next week into planned British support for a new nuclear power plant, t...
Tokyo (AFP) - Japan hanged two men on Thursday, bringing to eight the number of prisoners executed since the conservative government of Shinzo Abe came to power a year ago.
Wellington (AFP) - New Zealand claimed the upper hand in the second Test on Thursday, restricting the West Indies to 158-4 with key batsmen Darren Bravo and Shivnarine Chanderpaul back in the pavilion.
Naypyidaw (Myanmar) (AFP) - Myanmar set its sights on the ambitious target of 100 gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games on Thursday after stunning guests with a lavish opening ceremony.
By Elzio Barreto
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares in China Cinda Asset Management Co Ltd surged as much as a third in their trading debut on Thursday, marking a major success for China's fi...
Hong Kong (AFP) - A six-year-old Chinese boy who had his eyes gouged out was discharged from a Shenzhen hospital Thursday, after being fitted with prosthetic eyeballs.
COLOGNE (Reuters) - German retailer Metro
Suva (Fiji) (AFP) - Domestic violence rates in Fiji are more than twice the global average, with one woman a day suffering permanent disability after being assaulted by a partner, a report released Thursday found.
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