PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande has signed into law a bill allowing same-sex marriage, making France the 14th country to legalize gay weddings.
France's official jo...
MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines Saturday rejected Taiwan's allegations that Filipino coastguards had intentionally murdered a Taiwanese fisherman whose death has triggered a major diplomatic spat.1 hour, 19 minutes ago
SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea on Saturday launched three short-range missiles into the Sea of Japan, apparently as part of a military drill, South Korea's defence ministry said.1 hour, 25 minutes ago
TOKYO (AFP) - An aide to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned home from a trip to North Korea on Saturday but declined to shed any light on the reason for his mysterious visit.May 18, 2013, 3:02 pm
JAKARTA (AFP) - A British woman could face the death penalty in Indonesia after being arrested for allegedly smuggling crystal methamphetamine into the country from China, an official said on Saturday.May 18, 2013, 1:58 pm
By Daniel Bases
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Europe's top trade official for the first time late on Friday officially cited Chinese mobile telecommunications equipment makers Huawei and ZTE Cor...
TOKYO (AFP) - Yahoo Japan Corp. has said it suspects up to 22 million user IDs may have been stolen during an unauthorised attempt to access the administrative system of its Yahoo! Japan portal.May 18, 2013, 12:20 pm
SHANGHAI (AFP) - British long jump hero Greg Rutherford said he's facing his "biggest challenge" since taking London Olympics gold when he goes up against his two predecessors at Shanghai's Diamond League meet.May 18, 2013, 11:55 am
By Xiaoyi Shao and Michael Martina
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's housing inflation accelerated to its fastest pace in April in two years, driven by a jump in prices in Beijing and Shangha...
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela on Friday released an opposition activist who had been jailed on accusations of inciting violence in the wake of President Nicolas Maduro's narrow election victory in Apr...May 18, 2013, 9:17 am
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's board will meet on Sunday to vote on whether to offer $1.1 billion (725 million pounds) in cash for New York-based blogging service Tumblr, tech blog AllThingsD c...May 18, 2013, 9:12 am
A man has been arrested after shots were fired at the Cannes Film Festival, sparking panic on a dramatic day that also featured a jewellery heist.May 18, 2013, 9:09 am
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A US Army officer who served at the top echelon in the Afghanistan war and at the Pentagon has been picked to lead American forces in South Korea, according to officials.May 18, 2013, 8:44 am
Actor Michael Le Vell, a household name in Britain after appearing on the soap Coronation Street for 30 years, has pleaded not guilty to child sex charges.May 18, 2013, 8:29 am
By Jonathan Stempel
(Reuters) - A federal judge has revived a closely watched lawsuit accusing JPMorgan Chase & Co of misleading Belgian-French bank Dexia SA into buying more than $...
By Michelle McLoughlin
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (Reuters) - A commuter train travelling eastbound from New York City derailed near the Connecticut suburb of Fairfield during the evening r...
By Simon Falush and Timothy Gardner
LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A European probe into possible oil price manipulation expanded with the investigation of a small niche trading house in...
Scientists in the US plan to scan an asteroid as it passes by the Earth with a telescope that will show up features as small as 12 feet.May 18, 2013, 6:53 am
By Andy Sullivan and Kim Dixon
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The outgoing head of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service angered Republican lawmakers on Friday by resisting their demands that he id...
By James B. Kelleher
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Caterpillar Inc's
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