Phnom Penh (AFP) - Two former Khmer Rouge leaders Thursday began appeal hearings against landmark convictions for crimes against humanity last year which saw them handed life sentences by Cambodia's UN-backed court.

By Alistair Smout and Liisa Tuhkanen LONDON (Reuters) - FTSE was steady on Thursday, with caution over events in Greece offset by gains in Dixons Carphone after the electri...

Long lines of people queueing at cash machines in Greece in fear of capital controls.

LONDON (Reuters) - British construction activity grew at its fastest rate in four months in June, and confidence in the sector surged to an 11-year high, as growth resumed after a lull in the run-up t...

Seoul (AFP) - North Korea has opened a sleek new airport terminal, hailing it as a showcase of leader Kim Jong-Un's achievement after its construction had to be stopped halfway and redone at his whim.

Sydney (AFP) - Australia Thursday hailed a United Nations decision to keep the Great Barrier Reef off its endangered list as "tremendous", but activists warned more must be done to improve the marine park's health.

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