By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Khaled Yacoub Oweis
AMMAN (Reuters) - The growing power of Islamist fighters in southern Syria is causing alarm in neighbouring Jordan, which backs rebels bat...
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday that an Israeli withdrawal would not bring peace with the Palestinians because the heart of the conflict was their refusal to recognise Israel as a Jewish state.May 1, 2013, 10:28 pm
LAGOS (AFP) - Human Rights Watch on Wednesday released satellite images showing massive destruction in the Nigerian town of Baga, voicing concern that the military has "tried to cover up" abuses that should be investigated by the International Criminal Court.May 1, 2013, 10:27 pm
Senior army officers in Bangladesh say the number of confirmed dead in a factory collapse now stands at 405, but 149 people are still missing.May 1, 2013, 10:27 pm
By Olesya Dmitracova
LONDON (Reuters) - British manufacturing almost returned to growth in April and house prices showed their biggest annual rise in more than a year, suggesting that a...
By Tanya Agrawal
(Reuters) - MasterCard Inc
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German trade union Verdi has agreed a pay deal with Lufthansa for 33,000 cabin crew and ground staff across the airline group, it said on Wednesday, averting another round of str...May 1, 2013, 10:05 pm
VATICAN CITY (AFP) - Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned as "slave labour" the conditions for hundreds of workers killed in a factory collapse in Bangladesh and urged political leaders to fight unemployment in a sweeping critique of "selfish profit".May 1, 2013, 9:40 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Russian metals billionaire Suleiman Kerimov has bought a stake of just under 3 percent in London-listed ENRC
LONDON (Reuters) - UK Coal, Britain's largest coal miner, said on Wednesday it was in talks with creditors to stay solvent and save up to 2,000 jobs after a fire forced the company's largest mine to c...May 1, 2013, 9:28 pm
By Nina Chestney
LONDON (Reuters) - British judges ruled on Wednesday that the government has breached European Union air quality law and asked the European Court of Justice (ECJ) for g...
By Susan Fenton
LONDON (Reuters) - Global consumer confidence rose in the first quarter, with a marked increase in sentiment in the United States, Japan and northern Europe, a survey sh...
MOSCOW (AFP) - Turkmenistan's equestrian-mad President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov suffered a spectacular fall from his horse after a race, according to Internet videos, but state media in the isolated ex-Soviet state maintained a rigid silence on the incident.May 1, 2013, 9:00 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States should be just as concerned as other countries about a rise in Japanese nationalism, China's ambassador to Washington said, hinting that the United States should ...May 1, 2013, 8:58 pm
ATHENS (AFP) - A strike stopped ferry services to the Greek islands and disrupted public transport in the capital Athens ahead of May Day protests Wednesday against Greece's prolonged economic austerity policies.May 1, 2013, 8:43 pm
ATHENS (Reuters) - Investment fund Emma Delta has met Athens' demand to raise its offer for a stake in gambling monopoly OPAP
By Nathan Layne
TOKYO (Reuters) - With losses from ill-fated expansions still fresh in their minds, executives at Daiwa Securities Group <8601.T> and other top Japanese brokerages...
GENEVA (AFP) - Force-feeding hunger strikers is a breach of international law, the UN's human rights office said Wednesday, as US authorities tried to stem a protest by inmates at the controversial Guantanamo Bay jail.May 1, 2013, 8:03 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Development Securities
LONDON (Reuters) - British engineering company Weir
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