LONDON (AFP) - A British woman who jumped from a hotel balcony in India fearing a sexual assault said on Sunday she shouted for help for more than an hour before she fled.March 25, 2013, 1:43 am
NICOSIA (Reuters) - The central bank in Cyprus imposed a 100-euros per day withdrawal limit at cash machines for the island's two biggest banks on Sunday to avert a run on the lenders.
By Oliver Holmes
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian rebels lobbed mortar rounds into central Damascus on Monday, killing at least two people and drawing a fierce army response as bombardments sh...
HONG KONG (Reuters) - China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec Corp) <0386.HK> <600028.SS>
KARACHI (AFP) - Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf returned home on Sunday after more than four years in exile, defying a Taliban death threat and vowing to risk his life to "save" the country.March 24, 2013, 11:53 pm
MAE SURIN, Thailand (AFP) - Rescue workers on Sunday ended the search for victims of a blaze that tore through a Myanmar refugee camp in northern Thailand as destitute survivors scavenged for bamboo to build shelters.March 24, 2013, 11:49 pm
DOHA (Reuters) - Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim al-Thani said on Sunday he regretted the resignation of the head of the main Syrian opposition coalition, Moaz al-Khatib, and urged him...March 24, 2013, 11:24 pm
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Four years after leading a charge to oust Malaysia's previous prime minister, authoritarian ex-leader Mahathir Mohamad is making his sizeable influence felt again as a close election looms.March 24, 2013, 11:05 pm
ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government on Sunday denied a newspaper report that the country had reached a deal in principle with the United States over undeclared funds hidden by wealthy Americans in...March 24, 2013, 9:11 pm
By Philip Pullella
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The new pope began Holy Week on Sunday with a sermon invoking the folk wisdom of his grandmother, further emphasising a new-look papacy that ...
DUBLIN (Reuters) - A syndicate of banks has tabled proposals to reduce Independent News & Media's
By Omar Fahmy and Khaled Yacoub Oweis
CAIRO/AMMAN (Reuters) - The head of Syria's main opposition group resigned on Sunday, in a blow to a diminishing moderate wing of the two-year upri...
SEPANG, Malaysia (AFP) - Sebastian Vettel pulled no punches Sunday in a grovelling apology for unfairly overtaking Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber to win the Malaysian Grand Prix, bluntly admitting: "I f***ed up."March 24, 2013, 8:07 pm
By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala and George Obulutsa
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - China's new president told Africans on Monday he wanted a relationship of equals that would help the continent dev...
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says fighters loyal to a series of rebel brigades have taken the southern Al-Rai military checkpoint.March 24, 2013, 7:29 pm
By Mirna Sleiman
DUBAI (Reuters) - Standard Chartered
MEIKTILA, Myanmar (AFP) - A United Nations envoy on Sunday surveyed the charred ruins of homes and met some of those displaced by deadly riots in Myanmar, as Buddhist and Muslim leaders urged an end to the religious violence.March 24, 2013, 6:13 pm
By Carmel Crimmins and Sinead Cruise
DUBLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - While politicians and public have fulminated against lottery-sized pay awards in Europe's boardrooms, fund firms, which wi...
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A fire swept through a remote camp in northwestern Thailand for refugees from Myanmar, killing 36 and destroying hundreds of make-shift shelters, officials said on Sunday.
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia's ACT Brumbies lost their unbeaten start to the Super 15 season as holders Waikato Chiefs closed the gap with the frontrunners in this weekend's matches.March 24, 2013, 5:08 pm
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