A state of emergency has been declared in Kyrgyzstan following violent clashes at a gold mine between protesters and riot police.June 1, 2013, 8:30 am
By Ronald Grover and Liana B. Baker
(Reuters) - Satellite operator DirecTV and two other bidders have offered more than $1 billion (657 million pounds) apiece to buy Hulu, a source with...
By Marc Frank
HAVANA (Reuters) - The two-day trial of two top executives of a British investment fund ended in Havana on Friday with a five judge panel expected to deliver its verdict w...
PARIS (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS's
SINGAPORE (AFP) - The United States will step up its military cooperation with Indonesia, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said in Singapore on Friday after meeting his Indonesian counterpart Purnomo Yusgiantoro.June 1, 2013, 5:42 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund said on Friday that it had completed a review of Greece's performance under an IMF economic aid program, clearing the path to disburse a $2.26 bi...June 1, 2013, 5:14 am
OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Royal Bank of Scotland Group has agreed to hand over documents demanded by Canada in its probe into whether the bank was involved in a global interest rate-rigging scandal, Cana...June 1, 2013, 4:28 am
GENEVA (AFP) - The United Nations and United States on Friday took Laos and China to task for forcing nine young asylum seekers back to North Korea, warning that the countries were going against international commitments.June 1, 2013, 3:55 am
By Yeganeh Torbati and Zahra Hosseinian
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's first debate between candidates for the presidency degenerated into acrimony live on state television on Friday when, in...
By Clara Ferreira-Marques and Megan Davies
LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The three billionaire founders behind miner ENRC
COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka and Thailand Friday called for enhanced defence and maritime security cooperation to tackle terrorism, President Mahinda Rajapakse's office said.June 1, 2013, 3:28 am
GENEVA (AFP) - Australia on Friday urged governments around the globe to stand up to the tobacco industry, saying it was confident of victory in a new legal battle over its landmark plain packaging rules.June 1, 2013, 3:17 am
By Mariam Karouny
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad tightened their siege of rebels in a strategic town on Friday, in a counter-offensive that is shifting the...
SINGAPORE, Singapore (AFP) - Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said Friday his country will start taking part in United Nations peacekeeping operations in non-combat roles.June 1, 2013, 2:28 am
By Stephanie Nebehay
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations torture watchdog called on Britain on Friday to widen and speed up investigations into allegations that British forces torture...
By Roberta Rampton
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NATO countries will hold a summit next year to discuss troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday after a m...
By Jessica Toonkel and Ben Berkowitz
(Reuters) - A Chinese group's purchase of ILFC, one of the world's largest airplane leasing companies, could collapse after insurer American Interna...
NEW DELHI (AFP) - India's economy grew by 5.June 1, 2013, 1:05 am
PARIS (Reuters) - France's market regulator will seek the maximum possible fine against luxury giant LVMH
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