The Oklahoma tornado, one of the worst and most unpredictable to hit the US, has killed three veteran storm chasers, including a father and son.June 3, 2013, 8:52 pm
GARDEZ, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A suicide bomber targeting a U.S. military convoy detonated a motorbike packed with explosives outside a boys' high school in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at ...June 3, 2013, 8:44 pm
BERLIN (Reuters) - Britain will decide whether to arm Syrian rebels only after planned peace talks involving President Bashar al-Assad's government and his opponents, the British foreign minister said...June 3, 2013, 8:17 pm
MANILA (AFP) - Philippine aviation authorities shut down one of the country's busiest airports on Monday after a passenger jet overshot the runway when landing during a rainstorm, officials said.June 3, 2013, 8:00 pm
POSO, Indonesia (AFP) - A suspected Islamic militant riding a motorbike blew himself up in an Indonesian police station compound on Monday, injuring a construction worker but no police, officials said.June 3, 2013, 7:32 pm
YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar will examine a controversial ban that was imposed on Rohingya Muslims having more than two children, a top official said, after criticism from the United Nations and rights groups.June 3, 2013, 7:27 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - The family of Oscar Pistorius say they are "shaken" by the leaked graphic photos of the blood-spattered bathroom where the world-renowned athlete shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine's Day.June 3, 2013, 6:58 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - UK shale gas explorer IGas now reckons its licence area in northwest England could hold enough gas to meet the country's entire consumption for over five years, dwarfing a previous ...June 3, 2013, 6:53 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - Asia's factory sector lost momentum in May as new export orders in the trading bellwethers of China, Taiwan and South Korea fell or cooled, reinforcing the view that the world econ...June 3, 2013, 6:44 pm
(Reuters) - Engineering turnaround specialist Melrose Industries Plc
SINGAPORE (AFP) - A law professor was sentenced to five months in jail in Singapore for obtaining sexual favours and gifts from a female student in exchange for better grades.June 3, 2013, 6:13 pm
Former intelligence analyst US Army Private Bradley Manning will go on trial over the leaking of classified US documents to the WikiLeaks website.June 3, 2013, 6:11 pm
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Mexican low-cost carrier VivaAerobus may order up to 40 Airbus
The carrier currently uses a fleet...
A New Mexico man faces multiple charges after police say he was having sex with a woman while driving drunk and crashed.June 3, 2013, 5:47 pm
US officials estimate that nearly 3,000 people from some 700 homes are under evacuation orders as a wildfire rages north of Los Angeles.June 3, 2013, 5:42 pm
By Kaori Kaneko
YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe emphasised on Monday that deregulation is the priority for the nation's growth strategy and aimed to push ...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - RHJ International (RHJI), the Belgian-based owner of British private bank Kleinwort Benson, said on Monday that a bid to get it to abandon the purchase of Germany's BHF-Bank would...June 3, 2013, 5:18 pm
By Andrew Osborn
LONDON (Reuters) - Critic-in-chief of the government's strategy to revive the weak British economy, on the face of it Ed Balls looks like he may be winning the argument...
BEIJING (AFP) - At least 55 people were killed in a fire at a poultry processing plant in northeast China on Monday, state media said.June 3, 2013, 5:07 pm
SEOUL (AFP) - South Korea and the United States began extended negotiations on Monday on renewing their civilian nuclear pact, with Seoul pushing for the right to produce its own nuclear fuel.June 3, 2013, 4:41 pm
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