About 3000 runners and bombing victims gathered in light rain on Saturday morning to run the final 1.6 kilometres of the world's oldest annual marathon.14 minutes ago
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi
AMMAN (Reuters) - Arab spring countries face rising social tensions that could thwart an early economic recovery from over two years of political turmoil that has...
With the flip of a switch earlier this year, LA became a worldwide leader by synchronising all of its nearly 4400 traffic lights.21 minutes ago
Police say the apparent failed attack came a day after a major Taliban assault on an international compound in Kabul left 10 people dead.1 hour, 27 minutes ago
By Arshad Mohammed
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Egypt to act swiftly on economic reforms to secure a $4.8 billion International Monetary Fund loan, s...
RAIPUR, India (AFP) - Heavily-armed Maoist rebels on Saturday killed 17 people, including 12 local Congress leaders, after ambushing a convoy in a remote tribal belt of central India, a top police officer said.May 26, 2013, 3:58 am
By Mike Collett
LONDON (Reuters) - A brilliant Franco-Dutch move involving Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben in the final minutes settled a memorable all-German Champions League final as B...
LEEDS, United Kingdom (AFP) - Joe Root's maiden Test century, on his Yorkshire home ground, left England well-placed in the second and final Test against New Zealand at Headingley on Saturday.May 26, 2013, 3:11 am
OSAKA, Japan (AFP) - A Japanese politician who drew fire for calling "comfort women" a wartime necessity has been forced to apologise for suggesting US soldiers in Okinawa visit brothels to vent their violent frustrations.May 26, 2013, 12:41 am
By Naomi O'Leary
ROME (Reuters) - Italian luxury firm Loro Piana expects double-digit sales growth to continue in 2013 as it expands its niche in the ultra-luxury sector, its chief exec...
PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (AFP) - Tens of thousands of people rallied near Malaysia's capital Saturday night against alleged electoral fraud, further raising the political temperature after divisive recent polls.May 25, 2013, 11:53 pm
By Matthew Goldstein
(Reuters) - Billionaire hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen is losing the financial support of Blackstone Group Inc
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi
Dead Sea, Jordan (Reuters) - UAE's Majid Al Futtaim Holding (MAF) - sole franchise of hypermarket chain Carrefour in the Gulf - said it foresaw capital investment...
By Jason Bush
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained around 30 pro- and anti-gay activists in central Moscow on Saturday, imposing the city's ban on gay rights demonstrations.
TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan on Saturday protested to the Philippines for sending naval ships to disputed South China Sea islands in the latest diplomatic spat between the two governments.May 25, 2013, 10:39 pm
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Eight-time champions China reached their 10th consecutive Sudirman Cup badminton final on Saturday, seeing off Denmark in Kuala Lumpur and setting up a clash for the title with South Korea.May 25, 2013, 10:28 pm
ROME (Reuters) - The management board of Italian steel group ILVA has resigned, the company said on Saturday, following the seizure of 8 billion euros of assets from its controlling company in connect...May 25, 2013, 10:10 pm
LAHORE, Pakistan (AFP) - Sixteen children and a teacher were killed when their school bus caught fire in central Pakistan on Saturday, police said.May 25, 2013, 10:02 pm
The Syrian rebels are in a crucial fight for the city of Qusayr as pressure mounts on the opposition to form a united front and accede to peace talks.May 25, 2013, 8:51 pm
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