SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia's border security came under fire Tuesday after reports an Egyptian asylum-seeker wanted by Interpol was held in minimum security and a Sri Lankan accused of murder was released into the community.May 28, 2013, 1:46 pm
HONG KONG (AFP) - More than 170,000 people in Hong Kong are living in cramped subdivided flats, a government-commissioned study has found, underlining the scale of the city's housing crisis.May 28, 2013, 2:01 pm
By Helen Murphy and Nelson Bocanegra
PUERTO NUEVO, Colombia (Reuters) - Rotting wooden planks heave as dozens of barefoot Wayuu Indians carry washing machines, fans and stereos on their...
CANBERRA (AFP) - The world's richest man Bill Gates Tuesday urged China to become a bigger player in foreign development following its success in lifting millions of its own people out of poverty.May 28, 2013, 1:32 pm
TOKYO (AFP) - An American F-15 fighter crashed into the sea after its pilot ejected from his plane off Japan's southernmost Okinawa prefecture on Tuesday, the US Air Force said.May 28, 2013, 1:26 pm
A fire broke out aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship early Monday, forcing the more than 2,000 guests aboard to gather at assembly areas while it was extinguished, the cruise line said.May 28, 2013, 1:02 pm
By Leika Kihara
TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan board member Ryuzo Miyao said on Tuesday it was vital to keep long- and short-term interest rates stable but offered no new prescriptions...
By Laila Bassam
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Gunmen killed three Lebanese soldiers at an army checkpoint in the eastern Bekaa Valley on Tuesday before fleeing towards the Syrian border, Lebanese ...
BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States called for deeper military ties with China on Tuesday, including working closer together in areas like peacekeeping, fighting piracy and disaster relief, despite ...May 28, 2013, 12:20 pm
(Reuters) - News Corp said on Monday it is still reviewing whether it has any record of a notification from the United States government involving a subpoena for a Fox News reporter's phone records.
Aung San Suu Kyi has slammed the two-child limit for the families of Muslim Rohingya in the Myanmar state of Rakhine.May 28, 2013, 7:33 am
3,000 people have been evacuated after Chilean and Argentine officials have issued a red alert for the increasingly active Copahue volcano.May 28, 2013, 6:59 am
Reisdents of a village in Romania have unfurled what's believed to be the world's largest flag.May 28, 2013, 5:45 am
KATHMANDU (AFP) - Three climbers, including a Japanese woman and a Spanish man, are missing and feared dead on Nepal's rugged Dhaulagiri mountain, tourism officials said Monday.May 28, 2013, 4:49 am
PARIS (AFP) - Rafael Nadal's bid for an historic eighth French Open title was almost spectacularly derailed on Monday by big-hitting German Daniel Brands.May 28, 2013, 3:35 am
(Reuters) - Fast Retailing Co Ltd <9983.T>, the Japanese operator of the Uniqlo and Theory fashion brands, for now will not sign a legally binding safety pact for factories in Bangladesh, prefer...May 28, 2013, 3:35 am
By Andreas Rinke
BERLIN (Reuters) - China is ready to open up new sectors of its economy to German investors, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday, in comments that highlight Beiji...
A passenger on a commercial flight from Alaska to Oregon has been arrested after witnesses say he tried to open an emergency exit mid-flight.May 28, 2013, 3:10 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Financial industry warnings of a looming shortage in collateral due to tougher trading and banking rules are unfounded, a committee of central bankers concluded in a report on Monda...May 28, 2013, 3:04 am
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