Sydney (AFP) - Australia's former attorney-general has launched a scathing attack on Labor colleague and ex-prime minister Kevin Rudd, calling him a rude and disorganised "bastard" who should quit parliament.October 17, 2013, 2:32 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge fund firm Man Group
LONDON (Reuters) - Gambling firm Rank Group
By Jonathan Standing
BEIJING (Reuters) - Britain opened the door to Chinese investors taking majority stakes in future nuclear plants on Thursday as Chancellor George Osborne signed a d...
By Nick Tattersall
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The rise of al Qaeda in parts of Syria's north has left Turkey facing a new security threat on its already vulnerable border and raised questions...
By Sujata Rao
LONDON (Reuters) - It will be a jittery 18 months for Ukraine's international creditors, who are weighing up its $60 billion-plus debt repayment schedule against its fast-...
Jakarta (AFP) - With elections looming, dozens of young Indonesians sprawled out on a driveway roar with laughter as a comedian pokes fun at the country's politicians, many of whom hark back to the days of dictatorship.October 17, 2013, 1:40 pm
By Dominique Vidalon
PARIS (Reuters) - Carrefour
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's exporters face a difficult time in coming months as demand from emerging markets slows, the Chinese trade ministry warned on Thursday after the latest trade data showed sal...October 17, 2013, 1:33 pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House moved quickly early on Thursday to get the U.S. government back up and running after a 16-day shutdown, directing hundreds of thousands of workers to return to w...October 17, 2013, 1:20 pm
By Stephen Brown
BERLIN (Reuters) - The anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International has admonished Chinese companies for their opaque business practices while praising Indian fi...
Earlier this month, prisoners at Klong Prem Prison in Bangkok were given the opportunity to literally fight for their lives.October 17, 2013, 12:16 pm
Beer sales are latest battlefield against Mexico's giant monopolies as microbreweries enter the market and the big companies ordered to limit contracts .October 17, 2013, 12:01 pm
There is growing outrage in a US town after onlookers took pictures of a girl allegedly being sexually assaulted rather than help her, with at least two posting the pictures on the internet.October 17, 2013, 11:52 am
Beijing (AFP) - Four people died after an avalanche hit a foreign tour group camping on the slopes of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, Chinese state media reported Wednesday.October 17, 2013, 11:43 am
By Patricia Zengerle and David Lawder
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The last-minute bill to avert a potentially catastrophic U.S. default and reopen the government came in at a relatively skim...
By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama emerged bruised but victorious from the latest budget war on Wednesday and said there was much work to...
NZ's ACT party leader says he'll fight to clear his name now a court has decided he must stand trial accused of breaching electoral laws.October 17, 2013, 10:03 am
Washington state has adopted rules for the recreational sale of marijuana, becoming the second US state to do so.October 17, 2013, 9:31 am
By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Izumi Nakagawa
TOKYO (Reuters) - Confidence among Japanese manufacturers remained steady in October from the previous month, a Reuters monthly poll showed on Th...
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