BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in Beijing on Monday, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu due to follow him later this week.May 6, 2013, 5:18 pm
Funeral director Peter Stefan says he hasn't been able to find a cemetery in Massachusetts to take the body of suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev.May 6, 2013, 4:44 pm
YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar has delayed by five years its deadline to eliminate drug production within its borders, a senior official said Monday, as the impoverished nation struggles to stem a growing narcotics crisis.May 6, 2013, 4:24 pm
Caroline Kennedy, President of the John F Kennedy Library Foundation, has presented the 2013 Profile in Courage award to Gabrielle Giffords.May 6, 2013, 4:07 pm
MANILA (AFP) - The Philippines is aiming to speed up convictions in the country's worst political massacre to ensure justice amid fears the trial could drag on for years, the country's top justice official said.May 6, 2013, 3:54 pm
Teenage goalie fatally punches soccer referee after yellow card.May 6, 2013, 3:49 pm
By Hamid Shalizi and Mirwais Harooni
KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan warned Pakistan on Monday that it will bear the consequences of more clashes on their contested border, hours after a ...
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australia officially made Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg its first honorary citizen on Monday in recognition of the thousands of Jews he saved from the Holocaust, many of whom came to live Down Under.May 6, 2013, 3:03 pm
NEW DELHI (AFP) - Pakistan's top diplomat in New Delhi is to pay a hospital visit Monday to a Pakistani prisoner who was critically injured in an attack by an inmate in an Indian jail, officials said.May 6, 2013, 2:55 pm
SEOUL (AFP) - South Korea on Monday dismissed an "incomprehensible" list of North Korean demands for reviving suspended operations at a jointly-run industrial park.May 6, 2013, 2:13 pm
A new pill that can help problem drinkers cut their alcohol consumption by 61 per cent has just become available to UK doctors.May 6, 2013, 2:00 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - Wallabies captain James Horwill has re-signed with the Queensland Reds for a further two seasons, taking him beyond the 2015 World Cup, the club said on Monday.May 6, 2013, 1:59 pm
Kiwi kayaker Scott Donaldson has re-launched his trans-Tasman solo mission a week after a wet satellite phone forced him ashore.May 6, 2013, 1:56 pm
By Tabassum Zakaria and Deborah Charles
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States was not given any warning before air strikes in Syria against what Western and Israeli officials say wer...
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's ruling coalition retained its 56-year grip on power in hard-fought elections and called for "reconciliation" Monday, as the opposition alleged widespread fraud and refused to concede defeat.May 6, 2013, 1:47 pm
TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp <7203.T> is expected to post operating profit of around 1.3 trillion yen (8.4 billion pounds) for the year ended March, 3.7 times more than the previous year,...May 6, 2013, 12:40 pm
By Greg Roumeliotis
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A private equity group made up of Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital Corp are nearing a deal to acquire BMC Software Inc and an announcement c...
BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China's services sector slowed sharply in April to its lowest point since August 2011, a private sector survey showed on Monday - fresh evidence of rising risks to a revi...May 6, 2013, 11:54 am
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will increase scrutiny on importers and exporters who channel in money disguised as trade bills, the top foreign exchange regulator said, after the Chinese yuan hit a record ...May 6, 2013, 11:44 am
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private equity firms TPG Capital and Warburg Pincus LLC are exploring a sale or a public offering of Neiman Marcus Group Inc, according to a Bloomberg News report late on Sunday. ...May 6, 2013, 11:07 am
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