By Tom Miles
GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran welcomes a U.S.-Russian proposal for an international conference on ending the conflict in Syria and hopes it will be held in Geneva, Vice President...
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A planned wave of protests over disputed Malaysian elections is the most provocative challenge to the government in years, upping pressure on a long-ruling regime already smarting from the polls.May 11, 2013, 12:23 am
BEIJING (AFP) - Five years after thousands of Chinese children died as their schools collapsed in an earthquake, new babies have given devastated families hope even as questions over poor building work and corruption remain.May 11, 2013, 12:22 am
By Alonso Soto
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil campaigned hard to get the top job at the World Trade Organization this week but behind closed doors even it acknowledges that the WTO's main ...
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Basketball hall-of-famer Dennis Rodman said he plans a second trip to North Korea to try to use his budding friendship with leader Kim Jong-Un to free a jailed American, in an interview aired Friday.May 10, 2013, 11:48 pm
By Denis Dyomkin
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russia and Britain agreed on Friday to work towards a transitional government in Syria, despite acknowledging differences in their approach to...
LONDON (Reuters) - Anti-capitalist demonstrators planning London protests ahead of a G8 summit hosted by Britain in June published a map on Friday detailing the location of international banks, hedge ...May 10, 2013, 10:56 pm
By Alberto Sisto
ROME (Reuters) - Italian power company Enel
By Julien Toyer, Sarah White and Tomás Cobos
MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's banking sector clean-up is about to enter a decisive new phase, with new rules forcing lenders to recognise yet ...
A woman has been miraculously rescued alive from the rubble of the garment factory complex in Bangladesh 17 days after the collapse killed over 1,000.May 10, 2013, 9:15 pm
Convicted bandit OJ SImpson will be back in court next week to ask a judge for a new trial on the grounds that his lawyer botched his case.May 10, 2013, 9:12 pm
MANILA (AFP) - Another Benigno Aquino is set to become one of the Philippines' most powerful politicians next week thanks to his name, part of what analysts warn is an increasingly destructive system of dynastic rule.May 10, 2013, 8:51 pm
PHNOM PENH (AFP) - Cambodia is on track to become one of the few countries in the world to successfully reverse its HIV epidemic and may eliminate new infections by 2020, the World Health Organization said Friday.May 10, 2013, 8:17 pm
By Vidya Ranganathan
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The yen's fall past 100 per dollar highlights growing concerns about ultra-loose monetary policy around the globe and raises the prospect that...
Terror suspect Abu Qatada will return to Jordan if a treaty with Britain that forbids the use of evidence obtained by torture in legal cases is ratified.May 10, 2013, 8:00 pm
TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan on Friday awarded Oscar-winning director Ang Lee a top medal of honour to recognise his achievement in the film industry after he garnered two best director Oscars.May 10, 2013, 7:56 pm
By Allyn Fisher-Ilan
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli police held back thousands of ultra-conservative Jews who tried to drive liberal women worshippers from Judaism's sacred Western Wall ...
TAIPEI (AFP) - A group of retired Taiwanese generals on Friday left for China on a controversial trip aimed at building confidence between the two militaries.May 10, 2013, 7:13 pm
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Irish consumer sentiment declined marginally in April as doubts about the country's economic recovery were magnified by concerns about the Cyprus bailout and the impact of new taxes...May 10, 2013, 7:03 pm
SHANGHAI (AFP) - A viral video of a bear attacking a monkey after the two fell off their bicycles at a Chinese zoo has sparked outrage among animal rights activists, but an official on Friday defended the show.May 10, 2013, 6:23 pm
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