NEW DELHI (AFP) - Visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold talks with a string of Indian leaders on Monday as the two sides look to rebuild trust after a recent flare-up in a border dispute as well as boost trade.16 minutes ago
PARIS, France (AFP) - Reigning champion Zhang Jike of China moved to within one victory of retaining his title at the World Table Tennis Championships in Paris on Sunday with a ruthless dismissal of compatriot and world number one Xu Xin.19 minutes ago
By James Pomfret and Matthew Miller
ZHUHAI, China/HONG KONG (Reuters) - In an underground mall just a stone's throw from China's teeming border with Macau, a row of 30 small shops with ...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's board has approved a deal to buy blogging and social networking site Tumblr for $1.1 billion (724 million pounds) in cash, the Wall Street Journal cited people fa...47 minutes ago
Tunisian police have clashed with hundreds of hardline Islamists whose group was prevented from meeting, leaving one person dead and several injured.1 hour, 26 minutes ago
KARACHI (AFP) - Under tight security, Pakistani officials Sunday held a repeat election in a district of violence-plagued Karachi, despite the killing of a senior politician in the city the day before.1 hour, 45 minutes ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian police enraged by the kidnapping of seven of their colleagues by Islamist gunmen in the Sinai Peninsula blocked a commercial border crossing with Israel on Sunday to pressur...May 20, 2013, 3:14 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department's seizure of phone records for journalists at the Associated Press is hurting the agency's ability to gather news, the wire service's Chief Executive...May 20, 2013, 1:38 am
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis
AMMAN (Reuters) - Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to ...
PARIS, France (AFP) - China's Li Xiaoxia claimed her maiden world championship title in Paris on Sunday to complete a career grand slam after defeating compatriot Liu Shiwen in an enthralling final.May 20, 2013, 12:53 am
By Steve Holland
ATLANTA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, under fire for security lapses at a U.S. mission in Libya, will in a speech on Thursday lay out his wide-ranging counter-ter...
LONDON (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's government and the trio of founders behind miner ENRC
By Clara Ferreira-Marques
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's parliament will this week consider whether to probe the transparency of oil and mining firms listed in London, an issue highlighte...
By Tom Bergin
LONDON (Reuters) - Opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to fo...
BRUSSELS (AFP) - The latest tit-for-tat EU-China trade disputes could signal worse to come but both sides have a lot to lose if things get out of hand and harm the much-needed economic growth they seek, analysts said.May 19, 2013, 10:34 pm
TAIPEI (AFP) - Thousands of Taiwanese marched through the capital Taipei on Sunday urging the government to halt construction of a nearly completed nuclear power plant, citing the Japanese atomic crisis.May 19, 2013, 10:07 pm
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian troops supported by Hezbollah militants launched an offensive to retake a major town near Lebanon from rebels on Sunday, the heaviest fig...
By Manuela Badawy
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the world's biggest central banks driving yields on safe assets to near zero, some investors are tossing caution to the wind and rushing to b...
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Philipp Roesler said the European Commission made a "grave mistake" by agreeing to impose punitive import duties on solar panels from China and urged the Com...May 19, 2013, 8:49 pm
By David Lewis
BAMAKO (Reuters) - After winning adulation across Mali for a five-month military offensive that crushed al Qaeda fighters, France is now frustrating some of its allies by...
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