President shifts the US away from a 'boundless global war on terror' and restricting deadly drone strikes abroad and signalling that America's long struggle against al Qaeda will one day end.
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa is sworn into office for an unprecedented third term in the capital, Quito.20 minutes ago
SYDNEY (AFP) - Quade Cooper's front-line defence will be under scrutiny for the Queensland Reds in this weekend's Super Rugby after his omission from the Wallabies' preliminary squad for next month's series against the British and Irish Lions.29 minutes ago
A man accused of hiding out in Australia while US authorities hunted him for being a co-conspirator of an illegal arms dealer has been extradited.44 minutes ago
A French court has decided not to place IMF head, Christine Lagarde, under investigation over a payout made when she was finance minister.57 minutes ago
Parisian prosecutors have called for Gerard Depardieu to pay a drink-driving fine and forfeit his licence for 10 months.May 25, 2013, 7:34 am
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford denies he smokes crack cocaine and says he is not an addict.May 25, 2013, 7:16 am
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