DEHRADUN, India (AFP) - Military helicopters carried out emergency food drops on Wednesday for thousands of people stranded by flash flooding from early monsoon rains which have killed at least 120 in northern India, officials said.13 minutes ago
Julian Assange has dramatically declared he won't be leaving the Ecuadorean embassy even if Sweden dropped its sexual assault investigation.1 hour, 31 minutes ago
MELBOURNE (AFP) - A serial sex offender was on Wednesday sentenced to life for the "savage" rape and murder of an Irish woman in a Melbourne street, a random killing which shocked the nation and led to an outpouring of emotion.1 hour, 42 minutes ago
By Miyoung Kim
SEOUL (Reuters) - Asia's top companies have become more optimistic about their business outlook with the retail and shipping industries rebounding sharply in the second q...
Pop star Justin Bieber's car collided with someone - possibly a photographer - in Hollywood, but no crime was committed, say police.June 19, 2013, 10:10 am
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The United States and the Taliban cleared the decks for peace talks even as a deadly attack on US troops underlined the still furious nature of their decade-long war.June 19, 2013, 9:31 am
RECIFE, Brazil (AFP) - The task facing both, Asian champions Japan and three-time world champions Italy is clear cut in Recife at the Confederations Cup.June 19, 2013, 9:24 am
British Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson has appeared in court charged with perjury.June 19, 2013, 9:09 am
A mentally disabled woman and her child were forced by their captors to live in a basement with pythons and pit bulls, according to US federal labor-trafficking charges announced today.June 19, 2013, 8:55 am
(Reuters) - Eastman Kodak Co
US soldier Bradley Manning's WikiLeaks trial is in recess until next week, with both sides to seek written statements from 17 witnesses.June 19, 2013, 8:25 am
Julian Assange expects the ALP to lose the federal election and he's hoping for a clean-out afterwards - starting with Julia Gillard and her "cronies".June 19, 2013, 7:58 am
Celebrities and politicians were among 3000 people who gathered to congratulate Israeli President Shimon Peres ahead of his 90th birthday.June 19, 2013, 7:53 am
(Reuters) - Britain's Vodafone Group Plc
By Ben Hirschler
LONDON (Reuters) - Pharmaceutical companies need to boost the benefits of drug research by working with regulators and healthcare providers to overhaul the way medicine...
By David Milliken and Matt Scuffham
LONDON (Reuters) - The fate of Britain's two state-controlled banks will become clearer on Wednesday, when Chancellor George Osborne is likely to sta...
By Matt Scuffham
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain should introduce laws making it possible to jail "reckless" bankers and claw back past bonus and pension awards, an influential panel of lawm...
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's major food manufacturers and retailers have agreed to follow the same system of nutritional labelling as part of a government initiative to tackle obesity and poor diet an...June 19, 2013, 7:04 am
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Four American troops were killed Tuesday in an insurgent attack on Afghanistan's Bagram air base, a US defense official said, as Washington announced plans to hold talks with the Taliban.June 19, 2013, 6:52 am
UNITED NATIONS (AFP) - Fiji has offered more than 500 troops to the UN Golan Heights peacekeeping force after several countries withdrew because of the spillover from the Syria conflict, diplomats said Tuesday.June 19, 2013, 6:51 am
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