Amritsar (India) (AFP) - Indian troops shot dead three Pakistani smugglers carrying drugs worth millions of dollars as they sought to sneak into India through the northeastern state of Punjab, a border security official said Saturday.October 26, 2013, 10:30 pm
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian tax inspectors are claiming more than 367 million euros in taxes from wealthy Belgians who kept accounts with HSBC Private Bank in Switzerland, which is at the centre of a...October 26, 2013, 9:46 pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany should pay the remaining 600 million euros of a disputed development loan for Airbus's
Taipei (AFP) - A Taiwanese air force major has been taken into custody for allegedly leaking confidential information to China, a report said Saturday, in the latest spying scandal to hit Taiwan.October 26, 2013, 7:27 pm
By Elzio Barreto
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Huishang Bank Corp Ltd plans to launch its Hong Kong IPO next week, seeking to raise up to $1.3 billion, a person with direct knowledge of the mat...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in an interview published on Saturday, said Japan was ready to be more assertive towards China as Beijing threatened to strike back if provoked.
US President Barack Obama has vowed to fix glitches that have hit the rollout of a key health insurance cover website.October 26, 2013, 6:50 pm
Wellington (AFP) - Canterbury strengthened their hold on New Zealand rugby when they beat Wellington 29-13 in the national championship final Saturday to claim the title for a record sixth consecutive year.October 26, 2013, 6:43 pm
KABUL (Reuters) - A gunfight broke out between Afghan and foreign soldiers on the outskirts of the capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least one Afghan serviceman and injuring a number of other sold...October 26, 2013, 5:57 pm
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis
AMMAN (Reuters) - Kurdish militants sought to consolidate their control of an oil-producing region in northeastern Syria on Sunday after seizing a border crossing...
YANGON (AFP) - The United Nations has expressed serious concern for hundreds of Myanmar civilians, many of them children, trapped in a conflict zone in northern Kachin state amid renewed clashes between the army and rebels.October 26, 2013, 2:35 pm
Quincy Jones has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles seeking millions in damages from the estate of Michael Jackson, claiming he is owed royalties.October 26, 2013, 2:31 pm
Tokyo (AFP) - Workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant were evacuated when a small tsunami hit Japan after a powerful undersea quake Saturday, highlighting the continued threat to the area devastated by the 2011 quake-tsunami.October 26, 2013, 1:55 pm
An American Catholic bishop, John Folda, says his exposing parishioners to hepatitis by giving them communion was accidental.October 26, 2013, 1:44 pm
UK researchers have found one in four children are scared by spiders and bugs, with a similar number, or 23 per cent, admitting to a fear of the dark.October 26, 2013, 11:59 am
US authorities have seized an estimated $28 million in the digital currency bitcoins from the alleged owner of Silk Road, the online marketplace for drugs and criminal activity that law-enforcement shut down three weeks ago.October 26, 2013, 11:59 am
Saint John (Canada) (AFP) - American Gracie Gold delivered the short program performance of the day to finish atop the standings in what was a superbly skated women's opener at Skate Canada International.October 26, 2013, 11:35 am
Irish airline Ryanair, which was last month ranked the worst for service out of 100 major British brands, is looking to step up its customer service.October 26, 2013, 11:22 am
A UK MP has hit back at Russell Brand after the comedian accused politicians of "lies, treachery and deceit" during an interview with Jeremy Paxman.October 26, 2013, 10:35 am
Los Angeles (AFP) - The Golden State Warriors said they had signed Australian center Andrew Bogut to a multi-year contract extension, reported to be worth $36 million.October 26, 2013, 10:13 am
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