Small businesses in the UK have or are optimistic about hiring staff in the coming months with increasing signs the economy is improving
Benghazi (Libya) (AFP) - Libyan authorities said they intercepted a North Korean-flagged tanker Monday which had loaded crude from a rebel-held eastern port, as the conflict over the country's key petroleum revenues escalated.
Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev allegedly destroyed his mobile phone before being arrested.
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BASEY (Philippines) (AFP) - Farmers in the Philippines will soon reap a harvest after using emergency seed supplies to grow crops following a devastating typhoon that struck during planting season, the UN food agency said Monday.
Paris (AFP) - The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which on Monday was yet to be located three days after it dropped off the radar, has drawn comparisons with the 2009 crash of Air France flight AF447.
Beijing (AFP) - Beijing on Monday blamed Kuala Lumpur for a lack of information about a vanished Malaysia Airlines flight, as tearful relatives of the 153 Chinese passengers aboard voiced frustration with all sides of the response effort.
A document that will recommend whether Schapelle Corby will remain on parole is yet to reach the Indonesian minister who will decide.
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Malaysia's interior minister said two passengers who used stolen passports to board a Malaysia Airlines plane that went missing with 239 people aboard had "Asian facial features", according to a report.
Davao (Philippines) (AFP) - Ten members of the security forces and two communist insurgents were killed in a string of guerrilla attacks targeting Philippine police and military on Monday, officials said.
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