Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Two suspect men who flew on a missing Malaysian airliner appear to have been Iranian illegal immigrants, officials said Tuesday, lessening fears of terrorism but shedding no light on the fate of the plane's 239 passengers and crew.12 minutes ago
Chinese officials say they are probing reports that family members were able to phone loved ones on missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, and that some had appeared "active" on social media.27 minutes ago
Old-world diseases such as polio are making a comeback in Syria, as years of warfare begin to take a toll on its healthcare system.28 minutes ago
By Patricia Zengerle, Doina Chiacu and Mark Hosenball
(Reuters) - A bitter dispute between the CIA and the U.S. Senate committee that oversees it burst into the open on Tuesday when the...
A 19-year-old man in the United States is facing the possibility of the death penalty after shooting dead his parents before turning the gun on his younger siblings.52 minutes ago
By Bernard Vaughan
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for Suleiman Abu Ghaith, a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden on trial for conspiring to kill Americans, tried to discredit a U.S. government...
LONDON (Reuters) - A future Labour government would only hold a referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union if more powers were transferred to Brussels, party leader Ed Miliband will say ...1 hour, 17 minutes ago
If you're getting your words muddled up in conversation, don't worry.1 hour, 32 minutes ago
Justice minister Judith Collins has admitted more dealings with her husband's company in China.1 hour, 36 minutes ago
By Liana B. Baker
(Reuters) - One of the top executives of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc has raised questions about Comcast's potential dominance of the U.S. broadband Internet market if...
Tripoli (AFP) - Libya's premier was ousted by parliament Tuesday after a tanker laden with crude oil from a rebel-held terminal broke through a naval blockade and escaped to sea, underscoring the weakness of the central government.1 hour, 41 minutes ago
Washington (AFP) - Western nations -- especially the EU -- must act to stop Russia annexing Crimea, which would deal a serious blow to Europe's security, a top advisor to Ukrainian presidential hopeful Vitali Klitschko said Tuesday.1 hour, 42 minutes ago
By Emily Flitter and Aruna Viswanatha and Ben Klayman
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors are examining whether General Motors
By Kevin Yao
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank is prepared to take its strongest action since 2012 to loosen monetary policy if economic growth slows further, by cutting the amou...
Caracas (AFP) - The death toll from five weeks of political unrest in Venezuela has climbed to 21 after a student was fatally shot in the city of San Cristobal, authorities said Tuesday.March 12, 2014, 10:27 am
By Clare Jim
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Malaysia is turning into the darling of Chinese developers as mainland investors turn their backs on market restrictions in Hong Kong and Singapore an...
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss
BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman renewed his attack on Herbalife on Tuesday, saying he has evidence showing the nutrition and weight loss co...
Tunis (AFP) - Japan plans to provide Tunisia with two loans worth 335 million euros ($465 million) to support the country's "democratisation," Senior Vice Foreign Minister Nabuo Kishi said Tuesday during a visit to Tunis.March 12, 2014, 10:04 am
Ace Hotel founder Alexander Calderwood was found dead surrounded by bottle of spirits and a make-shift crack pipe in one of his hotel rooms, an inquest has heard.March 12, 2014, 9:59 am
A 4.2m tagged great white shark named Lydia on Sunday became the first known white shark to swim across the Atlantic Ocean.March 12, 2014, 9:54 am
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