Canberra (AFP) - Australia's first gay marriages were celebrated Saturday in the national capital Canberra, despite the prospect of a High Court decision ruling against the unions later this week.December 7, 2013, 3:12 pm
By Michael Martina
BEIJING (Reuters) - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplayed tensions over China's controversial air defence zone, which has also rankled the United States...
Washington (AFP) - The United States has strenuously objected to China's new air zone over islands managed by Japan, but experts say its best hope is to contain rather than end tensions.December 7, 2013, 2:02 pm
Hong Kong's health department says an 80-year-old man is being treated for the bird flu strain first detected just days ago.December 7, 2013, 12:03 pm
By David Alexander
MANAMA (Reuters) - The United States has a proven and enduring commitment to Middle East security, backed by diplomatic engagement and a fierce array of warplanes, sh...
Seoul (AFP) - North Korea on Saturday sent its condolences to South Africa over the death of Nelson Mandela, praising his "struggle against racism and for democracy" in the country.December 7, 2013, 11:50 am
Bill Clinton is "looking forward to having the chance to say goodbye one last time" as one of the US presidents to attend Nelson Mandela's funeral.December 7, 2013, 10:11 am
Tokyo (AFP) - Australia put a brave face on being plunged into a World Cup "group of death" Saturday as Asian rivals Japan, South Korea and Iran welcomed easier assignments in Brazil.December 7, 2013, 9:37 am
The NSA says it is not tracking every foreign phone call and it takes measures to limit how much US data is collected.December 7, 2013, 9:34 am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan is looking into why JPMorgan Chase & Co
An adviser to the US Director of National Intelligence has resigned because he also worked for Huawei, which is banned from the US over security concerns.December 7, 2013, 8:47 am
By Jonathan Stempel
(Reuters) - A federal judge has granted final approval to Bank of America Corp's
Adelaide (Australia) (AFP) - Australia are looking at facing reigning world champions Spain, the Netherlands and Chile as an enormous challenge rather than as confronting a "group of death", Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou said Saturday.December 7, 2013, 6:11 am
By Greg Roumeliotis and Soyoung Kim
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Carlyle Group LP
Tokyo (AFP) - Japan's parliament on Friday adopted a law on protecting state secrets despite a public outcry, with strong opposition from the media and academics who fear it will infringe on the right to information and free expression.December 7, 2013, 5:49 am
Washington (AFP) - The United States urged China Friday to set up an emergency hotline with Japan and South Korea to avoid confusion in its newly-declared airspace.December 7, 2013, 5:23 am
By Soyoung Kim, Nicola Leske and Liana B. Baker
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top U.S. cable provider Comcast Corp
Shanghai (AFP) - China's commercial hub Shanghai was blanketed by dense smog Friday, delaying flights and spurring sales of face masks.December 7, 2013, 4:42 am
By Ben Klayman
DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's
By Emmanuel Braun
BANGUI (Reuters) - The Central Africa Republic's shaky interim authorities on Saturday ordered all forces except foreign peacekeepers and the presidential guard off th...
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