Manila (AFP) - A frantic campaign to reach millions of hungry, injured and homeless people in the Philippines following one of the world's strongest storms is almost over. Now the grinding slog of rebuilding begins.November 24, 2013, 9:31 pm
Manila (AFP) - The Philippines said Sunday it will plant more mangrove areas to prevent a repeat of the deadly storm surges that claimed hundreds of lives during Super Typhoon Haiyan earlier this month.November 24, 2013, 9:22 pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - ECB President Mario Draghi has kicked back a proposal from advisors to change the way sovereign debt is risk-weighted and asked them to do some more work on it, German weekly news m...November 24, 2013, 9:20 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Engineering services group Babcock
By Matthew Goldstein and Emily Flitter
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. housing regulator has been investigating the activities of a small California not-for-profit that bought hundreds of f...
Tacloban (Philippines) (AFP) - The storm-battered Philippines was celebrating a much-needed victory Sunday after national boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeated American Brandon Rios in a comeback fight he dedicated to victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan.November 24, 2013, 8:35 pm
By Maggie Fick and Yasmine Saleh
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's president passed a law on Sunday making it illegal to hold demonstrations without the approval of the police and banning prote...
By Erika Solomon
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Fierce fighting to the east of Damascus has killed more than 160 people in the past two days as Syrian rebels struggle to break a months-long blockad...
RIYADH (Reuters) - Iran's Arab neighbours, deeply uneasy about Tehran's diplomatic rehabilitation, kept their reservations quiet on Sunday after Iran reached a nuclear deal with global powers.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Iran's nuclear deal with global powers was met with wary silence from Arab states on Sunday, with Iran's only two Arab friends Iraq and Syria welcoming the accord but others keeping...November 24, 2013, 8:15 pm
By Angus McDowall
RIYADH (Reuters) - People in the Middle East will lose sleep over a nuclear deal between global powers and Iran, a Saudi foreign policy adviser said on Sunday, signall...
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Lloyds Banking Group will probably sell 30 to 50 percent of its stake in the 631 bank branches being rebranded as TSB when the new entity floats on the stock market in 201...November 24, 2013, 8:13 pm
By Jason Bush
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The problems exposed in Russia's banking system by last week's collapse of mid-sized lender Master Bank are deep-rooted, but in contrast with banking fa...
By Daniel Kelley
GLENMOORE, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Surrounded by rows of kale and collard greens, Bill Shick ticks off statistics about yields and the man-hours it takes to harvest th...
Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - England suffered one of their heaviest-ever Ashes Test defeats Sunday when Australia trounced them by 381 runs at the Gabba and went one-up in the series with a day to spare.November 24, 2013, 7:32 pm
Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - Australia will stick with a winning team after Sunday naming an unchanged 12-man squad for the second Test in Adelaide, starting on December 5.November 24, 2013, 7:25 pm
Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - Mitchell Johnson Sunday vowed to continue his fearsome short-pitched bowling through the Ashes series after his man-of-the-match performance in Australia's emphatic win over England at the Gabba.November 24, 2013, 7:21 pm
By Hamid Shalizi and Mirwais Harooni
KABUL (Reuters) - An assembly of Afghan elders endorsed a crucial security deal on Sunday to enable U.S. troops to operate in the country beyond nex...
By Jeffrey Heller
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday denounced the big powers' nuclear deal with Iran as a historic mistake that left the producti...
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