Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) - England were fighting to save the opening Ashes Test after a demoralising third day dominated by Australia at the Gabba on Saturday.November 23, 2013, 6:19 pm
By Erika Solomon
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist rebels led by al Qaeda-linked fighters seized Syria's largest oilfield on Saturday, cutting off President Bashar al-Assad's access to almost...
By Michelle Martin
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Saturday that there were no longer any risks of contagion in the euro zone, and Greek Prime Mini...
By Manuel Mogato
MANILA (Reuters) - The U.S. military has began scaling back its emergency relief operations in the Philippines as work shifts to recovery and rehabilitation in typhoon-...
PARIS (Reuters) - Low inflation means the European Central Bank plans to keep interest rates at current low levels or may even cut them further, ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said on Saturd...November 23, 2013, 4:58 pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Airlines (JAL) <9201.T> said on Saturday it will pull Boeing 787 Dreamliners from two international routes after the U.S. aircraft maker notified it of icing problems in ...November 23, 2013, 4:57 pm
Tacloban (Philippines) (AFP) - The number of people dead or missing after one of the world's strongest typhoons struck the Philippines climbed towards 7,000 on Saturday, as the United Nations warned much more needed to be done to help desperate survivors.November 23, 2013, 4:21 pm
Beijing (AFP) - Some 18,000 people were evacuated from a Chinese coastal city after an oil pipeline explosion killed at least 47 people and sent thick black smoke billowing into the sky, a local government report said Saturday.November 23, 2013, 4:06 pm
By Jibran Ahmad
KABUL (Reuters) - Militants kidnapped 11 Pakistani teachers involved in a polio vaccination campaign for school children on Saturday, officials said, the latest in a str...
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Saturday he had written a letter to Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono over a spying row that has knocked relations between ...November 23, 2013, 3:39 pm
Sydney (AFP) - The queen's representative in Australia, Governor-General Quentin Bryce, has reignited debate over cutting ties with the British monarchy after she expressed support for the country becoming a republic.November 23, 2013, 3:39 pm
By John Ruwitch
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China on Saturday bolstered its claim to islands that Japan says it owns, warning that it would take "defensive emergency measures" against aircraft...
The UN says hunger in Africa can be eradicated by 2025 if countries take the right steps.November 23, 2013, 3:21 pm
A United States woman is facing extradition from Australia after taking her 10-month-old daughter out of the US 20 years ago.November 23, 2013, 2:34 pm
The head of immigration at the Law and Human Rights Agency in North Sumatra says surveillance efforts aimed at stopping asylum boat traffic will be halted.November 23, 2013, 2:25 pm
Bangkok (AFP) - Thai politics has entered a tumultuous new era, analysts say, as the beleaguered ruling party slugs it out against an onslaught of opposition challenges and major rival protests menace the capital.November 23, 2013, 1:17 pm
Los Angeles (AFP) - The wife of a US retiree detained in North Korea appealed Friday for Pyongyang to release her husband, as US authorities said they have so far been refused access to him.November 23, 2013, 12:16 pm
After a five-year legal journey and years spent behind bars in Australia, former surgeon Jayant Patel has returned to the US.November 23, 2013, 11:47 am
Hong Kong (AFP) - Smuggled cigarettes worth nearly $1 million were seized by Hong Kong customs in a two-week operation, officials said.November 23, 2013, 11:29 am
Beijing (AFP) - Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi headed to Geneva Saturday to join US Secretary of State John Kerry and other top diplomats for talks on Iran's nuclear programme, the government said.November 23, 2013, 10:55 am
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