By Steve Slater
LONDON (Reuters) - Staff have been quitting Britain's financial watchdogs at nearly twice the rate since they were split into two bodies this year, data seen by Reuters ...
Beijing (AFP) - China is separating local officials' performance assessments from the number of complaints against them so that they address issues rather than detain complainants, reports said, prompting praise in state-run media Tuesday.November 12, 2013, 2:00 pm
The mayor of Canadian city Toronto says he's "not going anywhere, guaranteed" despite mounting pressure to quit over cocaine admissions.November 12, 2013, 1:46 pm
Hotan (China) (AFP) - China has blamed a fiery attack in Tiananmen Square on "terrorists" from Xinjiang backed by international militants, but residents say that rather than jihadism, violence is driven by cultural repression, corruption and police abuses.November 12, 2013, 1:29 pm
Tokyo (AFP) - A fierce row over a breach of imperial etiquette has gripped Japan but commentators say the protocol slip is a convenient excuse to attack someone who dares to speak out.November 12, 2013, 1:13 pm
The director of the new Brad Pitt World War II film Fury, David Ayer, has apologised for filming Nazi battle scenes in England on Remembrance Day.November 12, 2013, 1:02 pm
Money habits, including saving for unexpected bills, are formed by the age of seven and parents influence children the most in money matters, a study says.November 12, 2013, 1:01 pm
Sydney (AFP) - Francois Hollande will next year become the first French president to pay a visit to Australia, officials said Tuesday, as Paris pushes to boost ties with Canberra.November 12, 2013, 12:35 pm
Beijing (AFP) - China should put aside its territorial dispute with the Philippines to help victims of typhoon Haiyan, state-run media said Tuesday, adding that doing so was in Beijing's best interests.November 12, 2013, 12:22 pm
Sydney (AFP) - Star batsman Kevin Pietersen is poised to play in England's final Ashes warm-up match on Wednesday after having treatment following the recurrence of a knee injury.November 12, 2013, 10:40 am
US Secretary of State John Kerry says Obama didn't personally order all the various types of snooping revealed by former NSA contractor Ed Snowden.November 12, 2013, 9:22 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund called on Thailand to scrap its pricy scheme to support rice farmers and scale back some other fiscal stimulus measures in order to balance the b...November 12, 2013, 9:02 am
By Christine Murray
LONDON (Reuters) - A review of Britain's use of big companies to run services from prisons to hospitals raised questions about whether the rise of a few major contra...
By Crina Boros
LONDON, Nov 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring u...
By Yara Bayoumy
CAIRO (Reuters) - Arab women played a central role in the Arab Spring, but their hopes the revolts would bring greater freedom and expanded rights for women have been th...
By Matt Scuffham
LONDON (Reuters) - A cyber attack on financial markets will be played out in one of London's historic halls later on Tuesday in a "war game" simulation designed to test...
The Hague (AFP) - The UN's top court ruled Monday that the area around a flashpoint ancient temple on the Thai border belongs to Cambodia and that any Thai security forces there should leave.November 12, 2013, 7:19 am
By Patricia Zengerle and Matt Spetalnick
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers will wait for a briefing by Secretary of State John Kerry this week before deciding whether to impose toug...
Desperate survivors of one of the most powerful storms ever recorded begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine in the central Philippines four days after an estimated 10,000 people were killed by a Typhoon Haiyan.November 12, 2013, 6:34 am
By Catherine MacDonald
MADRID (Reuters) - Street cleaners in Madrid vowed on Monday to continue a strike over jobs and pay that has left the pavements and parks of the Spanish capital c...
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