New Zealand's Provincial Reconstruction Team has withdrawn from its Afghanistan base in Bamyan province after a decade.April 11, 2013, 3:50 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - British books and stationery retailer WH Smith
MILAN (Reuters) - The board of Telecom Italia
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Fifteen militants and one soldier were killed on Thursday when the Pakistani military mounted another operation in a week of fighting designed to seize control of a remo...April 11, 2013, 3:04 pm
By Hideyuki Sano and Dominic Lau
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese investors repatriated record amounts of money through February and March as they reaped the Bank of Japan's new super-loose p...
By Adam Jourdan and Lisa Baertlein
(Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc, the biggest foreign fast-food chain operator in China, is in danger of breaking its 11-year streak of double-digit profit ...
BEIJING (AFP) - A Chinese former minister facing corruption charges involving millions of dollars changed lawyers after his attorney could not guarantee he would escape execution for his crimes, media reported Thursday.April 11, 2013, 2:52 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - British baby and maternity products retailer Mothercare
LONDON (Reuters) - Emerging markets specialist Ashmore Group
By Yoko Kubota and Ben Klayman
TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Four Japanese automakers, including Toyota Motor Corp and Nissan Motor Co, are recalling 3.4 million vehicles sold around the wo...
By Ben Hirschler
LONDON (Reuters) - A spike in U.S. demand for flu drug Tamiflu and strong sales of mainstay cancer medicines lifted first-quarter sales at Roche Holding AG
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is developing a new lineup of Surface tablets, including a 7-inch version expected to go into mass production later this year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing peopl...April 11, 2013, 1:08 pm
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Activists warned Thursday that wild populations of Southeast Asia's striking Tokay Gecko were in danger of being over-hunted for use in traditional medicine in China and other countries.April 11, 2013, 12:58 pm
YANGON (AFP) - After decades in the shadow of the military, Myanmar's ragtag police force has found itself thrust onto the security frontline -- and under fire for failing to stop a wave of religious unrest.April 11, 2013, 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. law enforcement officials have reversed a decision to wind down an investigation into how news agencies handle the release of economic data to investors, concerned some sen...April 11, 2013, 11:03 am
Uruguay has become the third country in the Americas after Canada and Argentina to legalise gay marriage.April 11, 2013, 10:54 am
(Reuters) - Three more top executives at J.C. Penney
By Ann Saphir and Pedro da Costa
EL PASO, Tex./STONE MOUNTAIN, Georgia (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve should start cutting back on purchases of housing bonds as soon as its next meetin...
MANILA (AFP) - A moderate 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck the Batan Islands region of the northern Philippines Thursday, seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued.April 11, 2013, 9:38 am
Still recovering from an earlier controversy over its chicken suppliers, KFC in China notes the new bird flu scare has had a significant impact on sales.April 11, 2013, 9:09 am
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