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
By Ben Blanchard
BEIJING (Reuters) - A blaze at a locked poultry slaughterhouse in northeast China killed at least 119 people on Monday with several still unaccounted for, officials and...
At least 13 people have been killed in the tornadoes that are sweeping the US midwest, including three storm chasers.June 3, 2013, 4:01 pm
SYDNEY (AFP) - Wallabies coach Robbie Deans says troubled star Kurtley Beale has "turned the corner" in overcoming his personal issues and indicated he could play against the British and Irish Lions.June 3, 2013, 3:44 pm
RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories (AFP) - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas named Rami Hamdallah to form a new government, and the university chief said he accepted the task.June 3, 2013, 3:06 pm
SEOUL (AFP) - As presidential baptisms go, being threatened with a pre-emptive nuclear strike within 10 days of taking office is probably about as fiery as it gets.June 3, 2013, 3:02 pm
STOCKHOLM (AFP) - Three of the world's nuclear powers -- China, India and Pakistan -- have increased their nuclear arsenals over the past year, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said.June 3, 2013, 2:50 pm
By Xiaoyi Shao and Jonathan Standing
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory activity shrank for the first time in seven months in May and growth in the services sector cooled, evidence tha...
SEOUL (Reuters) - The recent flood of money pumped into markets by the world's major central banks to boost growth must not lead to a rise in protectionism, European Central Bank Executive Board membe...June 3, 2013, 2:04 pm
A woman whose ex-boyfriend killed her sister and best friend in front of her has spoken about the trauma for the first time.June 3, 2013, 1:45 pm
VIENNA (AFP) - Iran's defiant expansion of its nuclear programme and 10 failed meetings with the IAEA will dominate a gathering of the UN body's board starting Monday, diplomats and analysts say.June 3, 2013, 1:33 pm
By John Ruwitch and Ju-min Park
CHANGBAI, China/SEOUL (Reuters) - Chinese currency and U.S. dollars are being used more widely than ever in North Korea instead of the country's own mone...
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The euro zone economy is on track for a recovery later this year driven by the European Central Bank's loose monetary policy and demand from abroad, the bank's President Mario Dra...June 3, 2013, 1:12 pm
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague's office hopes a visit from Ecuador's foreign minister will help find a solution to the case of Julian Assange.June 3, 2013, 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedge fund billionaire Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors LP is bracing for about $3.5 billion in redemptions from outside investors as a probe into insider trading at his $15...June 3, 2013, 11:44 am
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