By Matt Spetalnick
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saying it was damaging to U.S. interests to keep holding prisoners in legal limbo at Guantanamo, President Barack Obama renewed an old vow on T...
SINGAPORE (AFP) - Australia's Central Coast Mariners reached the AFC Champions League knock-out phase for the first time in their history on Tuesday despite being thrashed 3-0 by Kashiwa Reysol.May 1, 2013, 7:12 am
JERUSALEM (AFP) - The Arab League on Tuesday flagged a shift in the terms of its 2002 Arab Peace Initiative to incorporate the idea of mutual land swaps in the context of an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, a step welcomed by Israel.May 1, 2013, 6:54 am
AMSTERDAM (AFP) - The Netherlands' Willem-Alexander became Europe's youngest monarch on Tuesday after his mother, queen Beatrix, abdicated and his country greeted their first king in 120 years with a massive orange-hued party.May 1, 2013, 6:24 am
By Louis Charbonneau
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A senior Iranian diplomat linked to Iran's reformists was detained in Tehran in March, possibly as part of a crackdown on dissidents ahea...
By Padraic Halpin
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland may spend any spare cash from future budgets rather than ease austerity measures, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Tuesday, after it ...
DAMASCUS (AFP) - A bombing in the heart of Damascus killed at least 13 people Tuesday as US President Barack Obama warned against rushing to act on allegations Syria's regime used chemical weapons on its own people.May 1, 2013, 5:41 am
By Michelle Nichols
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syria urged the United Nations on Tuesday to send scientists to investigate its claim of a chemical attack by rebels in Aleppo, but said i...
By Alwyn Scott
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Boeing Co's
A British company has come up with a smartphone messaging app that it says is so secure it has challenged hackers to crack its codes.May 1, 2013, 5:04 am
MADRID (Reuters) - The Bank of Spain on Tuesday tightened the rules on how banks classify bad debt in cases of refinancing, in a move that could force lenders to recognise more bad debt after billions...May 1, 2013, 5:00 am
By Jennifer Clark
MILAN (Reuters) - Italian truck and tractor maker Fiat Industrial SpA
TRIPOLI (AFP) - Gunmen demanding the sacking of former officials of the ousted Kadhafi regime surrounded the justice ministry on Tuesday, widening a campaign that began with a siege on the foreign ministry, an official said.May 1, 2013, 4:31 am
By Marja Novak
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia abandoned an attempt to issue bonds and Moody's cut its debt rating to "junk" on Tuesday, dealing a blow to the country's goal of healing i...
LONDON (Reuters) - Europe may be struggling economically but its armed forces should band together to make up for expected declines in defence spending by the United States, Defence Secretary Philip H...May 1, 2013, 3:36 am
ADELAIDE, Australia (AFP) - Reigning world champion James Magnussen produced the year's fastest time to win the men's 100-metres freestyle at Australia's world championship trials in Adelaide on Tuesday.May 1, 2013, 3:36 am
TAIPEI (AFP) - Taiwan's former cabinet secretary general was sentenced to seven years and four months in jail Tuesday after pocketing more than $2 million in bribes, in a graft case that has rocked the island.May 1, 2013, 3:29 am
By Sonya Dowsett
MADRID (Reuters) - Deep in the pages of Santander's latest annual report is a list of 11 names who might replace Emilio Botin in case the chairman were to die or retire...
By Mohammed Abbas
LONDON (Reuters) - The president of the United Arab Emirates met the Queen on Tuesday on a visit to Britain where Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure to rai...
DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh defended Tuesday its decision to snub foreign aid after the collapse of a garment factory complex where at least 388 people died as the UN revealed it had offered specialist help to find survivors.May 1, 2013, 3:01 am
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