By Andrew Osborn
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said eavesdropping by its GCHQ security agency was legal and no threat to privacy but would not confirm or deny reports it received data from...
By Michael Connor
(Reuters) - Puerto Rico policymakers, desperate to keep the Caribbean island's massive debts out of the junk-bonds bin, are racing against a June 30 deadline to revive...
By Paul Eckert
RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - The biggest-ever Chinese acquisition of a U.S. company faces hurdles in Washington from lawmakers and regulators, but in much of Ameri...
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian defence group Finmeccanica
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese protester was killed outside the Iranian embassy in Beirut on Sunday after gunmen from the Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia Hezbollah opened fire when anti-Hezbollah Shi'it...June 9, 2013, 7:18 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne will launch the early sale to the public of shares in bailed-out lender Lloyds Banking Group
SYDNEY (AFP) - Planes, merchant and navy ships were scouring seas off Australia on Sunday in a major search operation after a people-smuggling boat carrying 55 men, women and children sank, with 13 confirmed dead.June 9, 2013, 7:15 pm
BEIJING (AFP) - China's former railways minister went on trial on Sunday charged with accepting millions of dollars in bribes, state media reported, in the first high-profile corruption case under President Xi Jinping.June 9, 2013, 6:58 pm
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel aims to stay out of Syria's civil war, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday, despite violence eroding security on the Golan Heights border area.
TOKYO (AFP) - Italian football legends attracted tens of thousands of spectators when they gathered in Tokyo Sunday for an exhibition game with their Japanese counterparts celebrating the 20th anniversary of the country's J-League.June 9, 2013, 5:52 pm
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's exports rose 15.43 percent in May to $2.54 billion (1.63 billion pounds) from a year earlier thanks to stronger clothing sales, the Export Promotion Bureau said on Sunda...June 9, 2013, 4:41 pm
By Shafiek Tassiem
SOWETO, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africans prayed for Nelson Mandela's recovery on Sunday as the 94-year-old former president spent a second day in hospital with...
BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) - Wallabies coach Robbie Deans said that mercurial playmaker Quade Cooper will not be one of the six additions to his squad for the Test series against the British and Irish Lions.June 9, 2013, 3:45 pm
TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan urged the United States to continue arming it with defensive weapons as it kept a wary eye on the first summit between US President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.June 9, 2013, 3:32 pm
Long-time friend says it is time to let Nelson Mandela go after the iconic figure spent a second night in hospital.June 9, 2013, 3:31 pm
PHNOM PENH (AFP) - About 10,000 Cambodians protested in the capital Phnom Penh to show their anger at an opposition leader who allegedly described a notorious Khmer Rouge prison as a Vietnamese invention.June 9, 2013, 2:56 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's industrial output grew 9.2 percent in May and retail sales rose 12.9 percent, in line with market expectations but little changed from the previous month's growth, adding t...June 9, 2013, 1:41 pm
TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said an upper-house election will take place on July 21 and voiced the possibility of delaying a consumption tax hike scheduled for next year if the economy remains weak.June 9, 2013, 12:55 pm
By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Armed groups in Mali continue to pose a serious security threat to the entire region while African troops forming th...
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday the government would decide on tax cuts in autumn to encourage companies to boost capital expenditure as part of sweeping reforms to...June 9, 2013, 10:29 am
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