ISLAMABAD (AFP) - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and cricket star Imran Khan made final impassioned appeals for votes before thousands of supporters Thursday as campaigning wrapped up for Pakistan's landmark elections.May 10, 2013, 4:53 am
By William James and Patrick Temple-West
LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A joint effort by Britain, the United States and Australia to track down people who conceal wealth in offshore tax...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia has agreed to extend the terms of its loan to Cyprus as part of its participation in the bailout of the indebted Mediterranean country, Cyprus's foreign minister said on ...May 10, 2013, 4:24 am
By Alwyn Scott
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boeing Co said on Thursday it has succeeded in getting its factories to churn out 787 Dreamliners at a faster pace this week, a change that came soon...
DHAKA (AFP) - A fire at a garment factory killed eight people Thursday in the latest disaster to hit Bangladesh's textile industry, still reeling from the death of more than 950 people in a building collapse.May 10, 2013, 3:21 am
AMRITSAR, India (AFP) - A Pakistani prisoner who was savagely beaten in an Indian jail in an apparent tit-for-tat assault died on Thursday, prompting Islamabad to demand an international probe into the "heinous" crime.May 10, 2013, 3:16 am
By Marja Novak
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia pledged to sell 15 state firms and raise VAT on Thursday in a desperate bid to avoid an international bailout, but gave little detail and d...
By Erika Solomon and Laila Bassam
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Syria would respond to Israeli raids around Damascus by giving his group sophisticated new we...
KABUL (AFP) - Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Thursday that he could allow the United States to keep nine military bases in the country as part of negotiations over a long-term security pact with Washington.May 10, 2013, 2:14 am
BERLIN (Reuters) - The ECB still has room to cut its already record low interest rates, Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann said in a newspaper interview on Thursday, and hit out at France's deficit-reduct...May 10, 2013, 2:02 am
TAIPEI (AFP) - Oscar-winning Taiwanese-American director Ang Lee said Thursday he is excited to be working on his first TV project "Tyrant", but dismissed reports he would stay away from movies to focus on television.May 10, 2013, 1:53 am
YANGON (AFP) - China and five Southeast Asian nations vowed Thursday to boost cooperation in the fight against illegal drugs, which they warned posed a "significant threat" to the region.May 10, 2013, 1:36 am
LONDON (Reuters) - Top finance officials from the Group of Seven economies will discuss ways to nurture the global economic recovery and push ahead with financial reform when they meet on Friday and S...May 10, 2013, 1:35 am
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (AFP) - US troops will stay in Afghanistan after 2014 "only at the invitation" of the Afghan government, and Washington is not seeking permanent bases there, a White House spokesman said Thursday.May 10, 2013, 1:25 am
By Jessica Dye, Joseph Ax and Jim Finkle
NEW YORK/BOSTON (Reuters) - In one of the biggest ever bank heists, a global cyber crime ring stole $45 million (29.1 million pounds) from two M...
By Ian Graham
HILLSBOROUGH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) - The security firm that failed to provide enough guards for the London Olympics, G4S, has been hired by the British government to...
By Ann Saphir and Luciana Lopez
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Little over a week after U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to keep buying bonds to spur...
ROME (Reuters) - The United States does not want Russia to sell weapons to Syria and has opposed transfers of missile systems to the country in the past because of the threat to Israel, Secretary of S...May 10, 2013, 12:32 am
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