WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States has deployed a sophisticated radar off the coast of Japan capable of tracking North Korean missiles and has sent a second destroyer to the region, officials said Tuesday.April 3, 2013, 4:11 am
By Greg Roumeliotis and Soyoung Kim
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc
By Doug Palmer
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States said on Tuesday it was considering its response to an Indian Supreme Court ruling that U.S. drug manufacturers warn is the latest...
CAIRO (Reuters) - President Mohamed Mursi's Islamist allies accused the United States on Tuesday of blatant interference in Egypt's affairs after Washington said Cairo was muzzling freedom of speech. ...April 3, 2013, 3:45 am
By Emily Stephenson
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators said on Tuesday that companies can use Twitter, Facebook and other social media to make key announcements as long as they tell...
SINGAPORE (AFP) - Former Asian title-holders Pohang Steelers took a big step towards the AFC Champions League knock-out phase and dealt Sanfrecce Hiroshima a potentially fatal blow with a narrow 1-0 win on Tuesday.April 3, 2013, 3:38 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Tuesday that a second U.S. guided-missile destroyer had taken position in the western Pacific on a missile defence mission, as tensions rise over North Kore...April 3, 2013, 3:34 am
By Jessica Toonkel and Ben Hirschler
NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - At least three of the world's top drugmakers are bidding for Brazil's Ache Laboratorios Farmaceuticos in an auction that...
By Suzi Parker and Kristen Hays
LITTLE ROCK/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Arkansas on Tuesday launched an investigation into an Exxon Mobil pipeline rupture that spilled thousands of barrels of c...
By Jan Strupczewski
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Cyprus should reach a primary surplus of four percent of GDP in its budget from 2017 onwards to ensure public debt falls, a memorandum of unders...
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd on Tuesday applauded growing criticism in China of ally North Korea and called for US-China talks over the Korean peninsula's tensions.April 3, 2013, 2:28 am
BEIJING (AFP) - Mountains of hazardous waste left from China's huge phosphate fertiliser industry are polluting nearby communities and waters, the environmental group Greenpeace said in a report on Tuesday.April 3, 2013, 2:18 am
By Ahmed Rasheed
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Men armed with pistols, knives and steel pipes stormed into three Baghdad newspaper offices, beating employees and smashing computers after publicat...
By Louise Egan and Randall Palmer
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Countries that impose capital controls and accumulate reserves are delaying the adjustments needed to help the global economy grow f...
By Maayan Lubell
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli tanks fired into Syria on Tuesday after shots were fired at troops in the occupied Golan Heights, a military spokeswoman said, in a furthe...
SEOUL (AFP) - UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned Tuesday that the Korean peninsula crisis could spiral out of control, after North Korea announced it would restart a nuclear reactor to feed its atomic weapons programme.April 3, 2013, 1:42 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Biofuels producer Ensus said on Tuesday it was in the process of taking its bioethanol plant in northeast England off line due to adverse market conditions.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela's condition has not changed after a weekend improvement, the South African government said on Tuesday, and it denied media reports suggestin...April 3, 2013, 1:20 am
By Jennifer Clark
MILAN (Reuters) - European car sales shrank again in March, threatening more losses for carmakers in the region after a dismal 2012, figures and forecasts suggested on...
NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AFP) - Asia-Pacific nations agreed Tuesday to push for "more effective law enforcement" to stop people smuggling, Australia said as it seeks to stem the flow of asylum seekers arriving on its shores.April 3, 2013, 12:54 am
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