A complex salvage operation off the coast of southeast England hopes to rescue the only known surviving example of the German Dornier Do 17 bomber.May 4, 2013, 10:47 am
SYDNEY (AFP) - The Australian Olympic Committee said Saturday it had introduced new rules forcing Australia's athletes and officials to truthfully answer questions put to them by the country's doping authority.May 4, 2013, 10:41 am
A US journalist was likely abducted by a pro-Syrian government group in November and is being held in a prison near Damascus, GlobalPost says.May 4, 2013, 9:53 am
A group of fishermen say humpback whale numbers have grown 10 times in the northern Pacific since 1966 and want a commercial whaling ban scrapped.May 4, 2013, 9:38 am
David Cameron dismissed UKIP in 2006 as a party of "fruitcakes", but British voters have deserted his Conservatives in droves for the party.May 4, 2013, 9:29 am
By Ross Kerber
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts funeral home owner said he is struggling to find a graveyard willing to accept the body of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsa...
(Reuters) - Israel has carried out an air strike targeting a consignment of missiles in Syria bound for Hezbollah in neighbouring Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday.
By Jonathan Allen
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng called on the United States on Friday to ensure his family in China would be treated fairly, saying his imprison...
By Mark Felsenthal and Steve Holland
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Friday he does not foresee a scenario in which he would send U.S. ground troops to S...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It's been dubbed the most expensive prison on Earth and President Barack Obama cited the cost this week as one of many reasons to shut down the detention centre at Guantanamo Ba...May 4, 2013, 7:53 am
By Casey Sullivan
(Reuters) - The lawyer who has been defending controversial plaintiffs attorney Steven Donzinger in a lawsuit by Chevron Corp
NEW YORK (AFP) - Even if North Korea gives up its nuclear arms, Japan would not resume aid to the isolated state until it clears up abduction cases dating back more than three decades, a minister said Friday.May 4, 2013, 6:34 am
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Mark Hosenball
BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Investigators believe Tamerlan Tsarnaev and his younger brother, Dzhokhar, likely made the bombs they are suspect...
By Andrei Khalip and Daniel Alvarenga
LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal plans to raise the retirement age by one year to 66 and make public sector employees work an extra hour per day as part...
LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's attorney general is opening the financial records of two-time former president and likely 2016 presidential candidate Alan Garcia as part of a preliminary corruption inquiry, t...May 4, 2013, 4:52 am
KARACHI (AFP) - A candidate running for parliament in next week's historic Pakistani election was shot dead on Friday along with his three-year-old son after praying in a mosque in Karachi, police said.May 4, 2013, 4:08 am
By Jed Horowitz
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Forecasts of a steady deterioration in profit at Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley
By Clare Hutchison and Josie Cox
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Bank loans are back in favour this year with British companies and banking relationships have also improved markedly, cor...
PARIS (AFP) - Australia's Brad Drewett, the president of the ATP, died on Friday at the age of 54 following a battle against motor neurone disease, the governing body of men's tennis announced.May 4, 2013, 3:02 am
By Clare Hutchison
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Financial decision makers at some of Britain's biggest companies say they still trust the scandal-hit interbank lending rate Libor, des...
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