Peter Kaplan, who died on Friday, was credited with honing The New York Observer's snarky tone and with hiring writers who became influential voices.December 1, 2013, 7:46 am
Elwood, who was dubbed the world's ugliest dog in 2007, has died, his owner says.December 1, 2013, 7:40 am
By Deisy Buitrago and Daniel Wallis
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's government said on Saturday it was temporarily occupying the local subsidiary of multinational packaging company Smur...
Bangkok (AFP) - Mass opposition protests aimed at overthrowing Thailand's embattled prime minister turned violent on Saturday with one person shot dead and 21 wounded as the government called on the army to protect key state buildings.December 1, 2013, 6:32 am
Police in Glasgow say eight people have died and 14 are badly injured after a helicopter smashed into a packed pub in the centre of the city.December 1, 2013, 6:10 am
Friction has been rising since Beijing told the world a week ago to register whenever it sends planes through a new air-defence identification zone.December 1, 2013, 5:21 am
By John Ruwitch
KUNMING, China (Reuters) - Li Zhongying was freed from a Chinese labour camp ahead of schedule in September because, guards told her, the government was scrapping 're-ed...
World News Update, what you need to knowDecember 1, 2013, 4:42 am
By Noah Browning
HAIFA, Israel (Reuters) - Hundreds of Bedouin Arabs and their supporters clashed with Israeli forces on Saturday in protests against a government plan to force 40,000 B...
ATHENS (Reuters) - About 1,000 supporters of Greece's Golden Dawn party gathered outside parliament on Saturday to protest against the pre-trial detention of their leader Nikolaos Mihaloliakos on char...December 1, 2013, 3:25 am
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Iceland said on Saturday it would launch a mortgage debt relief programme worth about 150 billion krona ($1.26 billion), in a move that could hurt its credit ratings and which cr...December 1, 2013, 2:31 am
By Dominic Evans
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Prime Minister Wael Halki said on Saturday that Syrian government forces were winning the war with rebels and would not rest while a single enemy fig...
Panaji (India) (AFP) - Police arrested top Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal in the resort state of Goa over accusations he sexually assaulted a young female employee, authorities said.December 1, 2013, 1:30 am
MADRID (Reuters) - An impending Spanish labour reform, the second under the current conservative government, will simplify the hiring process and make part-time contracts more flexible, Economy Minist...December 1, 2013, 12:49 am
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand will deploy nearly 3,000 troops to reinforce security in Bangkok, a senior police official said Saturday, with tensions rising as opposition protesters vow a final push in their bid to topple the government.December 1, 2013, 12:21 am
By James Mackenzie
ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican bank said on Saturday it had appointed Rolando Marranci, a consultant called in to help improve transparency, as director general to take...
Manila (AFP) - Rebuilding areas devastated by a super typhoon that killed thousands in the Philippines will take up to five years and cost more than two billion dollars, officials said Saturday.November 30, 2013, 11:28 pm
Manila (AFP) - Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao will spend Saturday night in a tent city with victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the central Philippines a week after lifting the country's spirits with his comeback victory over Brandon Rios.November 30, 2013, 10:26 pm
New Delhi (AFP) - Japan's imperial couple arrived in India Saturday on their first ever official visit, billed by New Delhi as a symbol of goodwill towards Asia's biggest democracy.November 30, 2013, 10:21 pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - The finance minister for the southern German state of Bavaria attacked the European Central Bank's low interest rate policy on Saturday, saying it threatened financial order in the ...November 30, 2013, 9:59 pm
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