SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's supreme military command said on Thursday its "precision attack" weapons have U.S. navy bases in Guam and Okinawa in their sights and will attack them if it is provoked...March 21, 2013, 10:14 am
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan logged another trade deficit in February, this time of $8.March 21, 2013, 10:09 am
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea issued an air raid warning and put its military on alert Thursday, South Korea's Unification Ministry said, in what appeared to be a drill at a time of heightened tensions.March 21, 2013, 9:40 am
Rusted pieces of two Apollo-era rocket engines that helped boost astronauts to the moon have been fished out of the Atlantic.March 21, 2013, 9:33 am
By Ju-min Park
SEOUL (Reuters) - A hacking attack that brought down three South Korean broadcasters and two major banks has been identified by most commentators as North Korea flexing i...
SYDNEY (AFP) - A senior Australian cabinet minister on Thursday said disunity was "killing" Prime Minister Julia Gillard's ruling Labor party as speculation persisted that she could be toppled.March 21, 2013, 9:21 am
SEATTLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co plans to conduct two flight tests of its revamped 787 battery system, possibly as soon as the end of the week, according to three sources familiar with the mat...March 21, 2013, 9:00 am
The Tasmanian Tiger is the only marsupial to make a list of the top 10 animals scientists would bring back from extinction.March 21, 2013, 8:15 am
By David Milliken
LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne has laid the groundwork for a partial revamp at the Bank of England when new Governor Mark Carney arrives in July, but mor...
Asylum claims in industrialised countries have risen to the highest level in nearly a decade, with Australia's figure up 37 per cent, says the UNHCR.March 21, 2013, 8:06 am
By Huw Jones
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's new financial watchdog is set to unveil its plans for tougher rule enforcement on Thursday, which the government hopes will help prevent a repe...
By Mike McDonald
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Survivors of Guatemala's bloody civil war relived the massacre of relatives as they testified on Wednesday against former dictator Efrain Rios M...
By Stephanie Nebehay
GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly half a million people sought asylum in the developed world last year, a 10-year high, with the sharpest rise in requests from Syrians flee...
By John O'Donnell
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Bankers in Europe will have one final bonus season before they are barred from awarding themselves payouts worth more than their salary, EU lawmak...
By Tom Bergin
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain expects to raise some 20 million pounds a year within three years through a new measure to tackle tax avoidance, according to budget forecasts o...
BBC journalists and other staff vote to go on strike in protest against cost cuts that will lead to 2,000 job losses.March 21, 2013, 5:35 am
By Jonathan Stempel
(Reuters) - Florian Homm, a flamboyant hedge fund manager who was arrested in Italy this month after five years on the run, has been indicted by a federal grand jury...
MALAI, Cambodia (AFP) - Hundreds of relatives and former Khmer Rouge fighters are expected to gather Thursday for the cremation of regime co-founder Ieng Sary, who died last week while on trial for genocide.March 21, 2013, 5:03 am
The Duchess of Cambridge has been given a 'Baby on Board' badge as she toured a London Undergound station with the Queen.March 21, 2013, 4:48 am
DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman, a veteran ruling party politician named to the largely ceremonial post in 2009, died Wednesday in a Singapore hospital, officials said. He was 84.March 21, 2013, 4:43 am
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