Bangkok (AFP) - Cheering crowds lined the streets to celebrate the 86th birthday of Thailand's revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej near his seaside palace Thursday, an event marked with a lull in tensions after violent political protests.
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.
Mexican authorities are warning the gunmen who stole a truck carrying radioactive material may die, after it was recovered outside its container.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has traded arguments with US Vice President Joe Biden over the controversial new air defence zone.
Washington (AFP) - The National Security Agency is collecting billions of records on the location of mobile phones around the world, The Washington Post reported, citing documents from US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new air defence identification zone over the East China Sea has caused "significant" unease in the region, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden s...
Sydney (AFP) - Conservationists and fishing industry representatives expressed confidence Thursday they were close to agreement on cutbacks in the lucrative tuna fishing industry in the Pacific.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean regulator informed Goldman Sachs'
Sydney (AFP) - US fugitive Edward Snowden may have stolen up to 20,000 secret Australian intelligence files, a report said Thursday, with the attorney general calling the leaks the most damaging in history.
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