Officials believe a previously unknown active fault may have caused the magnitude-6.3 earthquake in western Japan this weekend.April 14, 2013, 8:49 pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - German union IG Metall said on Sunday that car parts supplier Schaeffler
BEIJING (AFP) - China's H7N9 bird flu spread west to the central province of Henan on Sunday, as government websites and state media reported two deaths and 11 new cases nationwide.April 14, 2013, 7:46 pm
ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland does not need to consider an automatic exchange of information with tax authorities in the European Union, its president said in a newspaper interview.
JAKARTA (AFP) - The dramatic crash of a Lion Air plane into the sea off Bali has raised fears Indonesia's fastest-growing carrier may be putting passenger safety at risk with its huge expansion plans, analysts said Sunday.April 14, 2013, 7:09 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - CVC Capital Partners, the private equity firm that owns Formula One, is in the early stages of preparing an offer for online gambling group Betfair
By Abdi Sheikh and Feisal Omar
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - At least 19 people were killed in the Somali capital on Sunday in bomb attacks carried out by militants linked to al Qaeda and subse...
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia's most senior Catholic cleric Cardinal George Pell, picked by the pope to help advise him on governance and reforms, said Sunday "better discipline" was needed in the church.April 14, 2013, 6:07 pm
By Carmel Crimmins and Sinead Cruise
DUBLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Though the implosion of Cyprus's bloated banking system has put other euro zone economies with outsized financial sectors ...
By Karolina Tagaris
NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus's central bank governor said on Sunday he was willing to work with the government to pull the island out of its economic crisis, provided ...
MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines' leading firearms lobby on Sunday said it backed a government campaign to clamp down on illegal guns following a spate of high-profile deaths this year.April 14, 2013, 3:44 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia has announced a Aus$14.5 billion (US$15.April 14, 2013, 3:32 pm
By Swaha Pattanaik and Simon Jessop
LONDON (Reuters) - Bankers are confident they can persuade the European Union that its proposed financial trading tax poses enough risks to strugglin...
TOKYO (AFP) - Japanese figure skating star Mao Asada, the 2008 and 2010 world champion, said on Sunday she would retire from competition after next year's Sochi Winter Olympics.April 14, 2013, 3:07 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Sunday, the US Geological Survey reported, but a tsunami warning was not issued and no major damage was expected.April 14, 2013, 2:54 pm
YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar's reformist president called for multi faith harmony in a national address to mark the country's New Year celebrations on Sunday, following recent anti-Muslim unrest that has scarred communities.April 14, 2013, 2:02 pm
Dr Hilary Koprowski, a pioneering virologist who developed the first successful oral vaccination for polio, has died at his Philadelphia home. He was 96.April 14, 2013, 1:37 pm
AUGUSTA, Georgia (AFP) - No Australian has ever won the Masters, but Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Jason Day enter Sunday's final round at Augusta National with a golden opportunity to end the green jacket jinx.April 14, 2013, 1:05 pm
By Jeremy Wagstaff and Sinead Carew
SINGAPORE/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The touted arrival this year of wearable gadgets such as computer displays strapped to wrists and in wrap-around glass...
By Matthew Green
HYDERABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - When Veero Kolhi made the asset declaration required of candidates for Pakistan's May elections, she listed the following items: two bed...
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