BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The rate of consumer price inflation in the 17 countries using the euro fell to an annual rate of 1.7 percent in March, according to a first estimate from the EU's statistics agen...April 3, 2013, 5:11 pm
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russia on Wednesday said it was worried by the "explosive" North Korea situation, saying even a simple human error could cause the crisis to spiral out of control.April 3, 2013, 5:05 pm
Malaysia's prime minister says people who cast doubt on the country's electoral system are doing so for their own interests.April 3, 2013, 4:57 pm
MELBOURNE (AFP) - Australia opened a national probe into child sex abuse on Wednesday, with premier Julia Gillard warning of "uncomfortable truths" as institutions including schools and churches come under scrutiny.April 3, 2013, 4:56 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's construction output contracted in March for the third month in a row, a survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting the sector will have weighed on economic growth in the first...April 3, 2013, 4:34 pm
By David Milliken
LONDON (Reuters) - British small business lending remained stagnant and the construction sector shrank again, data showed on Wednesday, reinforcing a downbeat outlook ...
Kiwi cricketer Jesse Ryder has been discharged from hospital and returned home after he was brutally assaulted.April 3, 2013, 4:32 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese diplomat has met ambassadors from the United States and both Koreas to express "serious concern" over the situation on the Korean peninsula, China's Foreign Ministry said...April 3, 2013, 4:17 pm
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By Kate Holton
LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Vodafone fell on Wednesday after Verizon Communications ruled out a full takeover, turning the focus yet again to whether the two telecom gia...
AMBON, Indonesia (AFP) - Police in eastern Indonesia arrested 17 local supporters of France's football team, mistaking their hoisted French flag for a bold separatist statement, police said.April 3, 2013, 3:08 pm
South Korean officials say the North told them on Wednesday morning it was stopping the daily movement of South Koreans into Kaesong.April 3, 2013, 3:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - The near-flawless Yu Darvish -- who came within one out of achieving a rare perfect game -- was just one of the Asian pitchers launching his 2013 Major League Baseball campaign.April 3, 2013, 2:50 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Utility SSE has been fined 10.5 million pounds for mis-selling, the largest fine the regulator has ever imposed on an energy supplier.
Ofgem said on Wednesday it had ...
By Mike Dolan
LONDON (Reuters) - The global economy is recovering - although the younger you are and the longer you've been out of work, the less likely it is that you'll have noticed. ...
NEW DELHI (AFP) - Four sisters in north India have suffered burn injuries after two men threw acid on them as they were returning from school, police said on Wednesday, with one victim admitted to hospital.April 3, 2013, 1:21 pm
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian economy is facing a temporary downturn, and average rates of economic growth above 8 percent are possible in the medium term, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh told a gath...April 3, 2013, 1:15 pm
By Matt Spetalnick and Mark Hosenball
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's young leader Kim Jong-un is using his forebears' time-tested "crazy-guy-in-the-neighbourhood" strategy, senior...
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