Mogadishu (AFP) - Somali government forces backed by African Union troops captured a sixth settlement in the latest advance in their renewed offensive against Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab fighters, a spokesman said Friday.
Peshawar (Pakistan) (AFP) - A bomb attack targeting police in northwest Pakistan on Friday killed at least five people, officers said.
Hanoi (AFP) - Vietnam has downgraded its search for a missing Malaysian airliner from "emergency to regular," an official said Friday, as the hunt shifted to the Indian Ocean and away from the South China Sea where it last made contact.
Jerusalem (AFP) - A truce declared by Gaza militants appeared to be holding on Friday with the Israeli military reporting no fresh rocket fire during the night after two days of tit-for-tat violence.
Tokyo (AFP) - A Japanese research institute said Friday it may retract a study that promised a revolutionary way to create stem cells after claims its data was faulty, dealing a huge blow to what was touted as a game-changing discovery.
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PARIS (Reuters) - France's industry minister weighed in to the battle for telecoms company SFR on Friday, the day the board of parent Vivendi
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SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Temasek-led shareholders group has offered to pay $2.1 billion (1.26 billion pounds) in cash for shares in Ola...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Military radar-tracking evidence suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flow...
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