BEIRUT (Reuters) - Twenty-one people, including four children and six women, were killed when a minibus hit a mine in the southern Syrian town of Noa on Wednesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rig...October 16, 2013, 3:35 pm
(Reuters) - British aircraft services company BBA Aviation Plc
By Lionel Laurent
PARIS (Reuters) - French investment bank Natixis
Yangon (AFP) - Western governments have warned travellers to exercise extreme caution in Myanmar after a series of minor bomb blasts, including one at an upmarket hotel that injured an American woman.October 16, 2013, 2:56 pm
Seoul (AFP) - South Korea unveiled its new "tourist police" force Wednesday, with snappy uniforms from rapper Psy's costume designer and a "Gangnam Style" launch in central Seoul.October 16, 2013, 2:50 pm
By Sui-Lee Wee
BEIJING (Reuters) - Authorities in eastern China dispatched riot police on Wednesday to guard against a resumption of anti-government protests after a day of clashes pitt...
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's water industry regulator Ofwat said on Wednesday that an average 8 percent hike in water bills planned by Thames Water was not justified.
"We said we would ...
By Peter Apps
LONDON (Reuters) - China's likely sale of sophisticated missiles to Turkey over the objections of its NATO allies might have angered Washington and other capitals, but it ...
By Dominique Vidalon
PARIS (Reuters) - French food group Danone
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A surge in UK auto sales and an extra working day boosted Europe's new car market in September, providing fresh evidence that demand is slowly bottoming out after plumbing lows n...October 16, 2013, 2:18 pm
By Mike Dolan
LONDON (Reuters) - As the dust settles on the global credit crisis, a new world financial order may be emerging - but one possibly more dependent than ever on the United S...
Wellington (AFP) - A New Zealand government minister resigned Wednesday after being ordered to stand trial over electoral fraud allegations involving campaign donations from Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom.October 16, 2013, 1:44 pm
A man working for a ground-handling company has been arrested over dry-ice bombs planted in the Los Angeles International Airport.October 16, 2013, 1:44 pm
By Kylie MacLellan
LONDON (Reuters) - Strong public demand for Royal Mail sell-off could mark the retail investor's return as a more regular player in share sales, potentially giving fi...
Wellington (AFP) - Champagne corks popped as New Zealanders celebrated author Eleanor Catton becoming the youngest ever Man Booker prize winner Wednesday, with retailers reporting her novel "The Luminaries" was "walking out the door".October 16, 2013, 12:58 pm
New Zealand's Eleanor Catton has become the youngest winner of the Man Booker Prize for her 832-page second novel The Luminaries.October 16, 2013, 12:34 pm
A Kiribati family is seeking refugee status in New Zealand because of rising seas and over-population back home.October 16, 2013, 12:22 pm
NZ's ACT party leader John Banks has resigned from his ministerial portfolios as he faces trial over electoral donations.October 16, 2013, 12:15 pm
Melbourne (AFP) - Australian police had to lock down part of Melbourne Airport Wednesday after a kangaroo bounced into the terminal and surprised passengers shopping in a pharmacy.October 16, 2013, 12:10 pm
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