MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's telecoms industry watchdog said on Wednesday it has informed the companies it will assess for tougher regulation, likely the first step in taking measures against phon...
London (AFP) - Residents in parts of east of England have been warned that 95 mph winds could on Thursday deliver the coast its worst battering in decades.
Disgraced Toronto Mayor Rob Ford may have offered suspected drug dealers cash and a car in return for a tape supposedly showing him smoking crack.
Research into dementia shows that the number of people living with the debilitating illness will triple by 2050.
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has received a warm welcome in Jakarta ahead of a meeting with her Indonesian counterpart to begin mending fences.
Bangkok (AFP) - Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej urged the nation to work together for "stability" in a speech Thursday on his 86th birthday, marked with a lull in tensions after violent anti-government protests.
Beijing (AFP) - A father-of-two set himself on fire in protest at Beijing's rule in Tibetan regions, triggering clashes and a security crackdown, a US broadcaster and an overseas pressure group said Thursday.
Beijing (AFP) - US Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday that China must take steps to reduce tensions in the Asia-Pacific to protect its growing stake in regional peace and stability.
Sydney (AFP) - Australian researchers said Thursday they had established the existence of vast freshwater reserves trapped beneath the ocean floor which could sustain future generations as current sources dwindle.
Montreal (AFP) - Weeks before the public first became aware of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's crack video, the disgraced politician may have tried to buy it, according to court documents
Jolo (Philippines) (AFP) - An emaciated Jordanian TV reporter held captive by Islamic militants in the restive southern Philippines for 18 months was recovering in hospital Thursday after he was found wandering along a jungle road.
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