SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea has yet to develop a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on a missile, a senior US official said on Wednesday, contradicting a recent US military intelligence report.May 15, 2013, 6:06 pm
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Boeing Co
MEXICO CITY (AFP) - Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spewed a new column of ash late Tuesday, with some of the material falling on three towns while glowing rocks landed on the towering mountain's slope.May 15, 2013, 5:48 pm
Schapelle Corby's chances of parole have been boosted, with the Indonesian President clearing away her biggest hurdle - her immigration status.May 15, 2013, 5:33 pm
By Jennifer Kwan
VICTORIA, British Columbia (Reuters) - The incumbent Liberal Party won an election in the Canadian Pacific province of British Columbia on Tuesday, in a stunning comeba...
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan on Wednesday recalled its envoy to the Philippines, froze applications for work permits and ordered military exercises in waters between the two sides to press its demand for...May 15, 2013, 4:46 pm
By Lawrence White and Steve Slater
HONG KONG/LONDON (Reuters) - HSBC will redouble cost-cutting efforts, including axing up to 14,000 more jobs, but Europe's largest bank was forced to ...
ABUJA, Nigeria (AFP) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan imposed a "state of emergency" in three states menaced by Islamist group Boko Haram, saying the level of violence called for "extraordinary measures".May 15, 2013, 4:12 pm
(Reuters) - Two of the women imprisoned in a Cleveland house in conditions described as similar to a prisoner of war camp suffered from severe malnutrition and will require long-term therapy for injuries such as hearing loss and joint and muscle damage, two sources with direct knowledge said.May 15, 2013, 4:10 pm
By Michelle Nichols
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly is set to vote on Wednesday on a draft resolution that condemns Syrian authorities and accepts the opposition Sy...
WASHINGTON (AFP) - International efforts to organize a peace conference designed to end the war in Syria gathered pace as the spiraling death toll and reports of atrocities by both sides raised alarm.May 15, 2013, 3:56 pm
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has limited room to use government spending and policy stimulus to boost its economy, China Premier Li Keqiang was quoted as saying on Wednesday, dashing hopes among some inv...May 15, 2013, 3:54 pm
By Swati Pandey and Harichandan Arakali
MUMBAI/BANGALORE (Reuters) - A breach of security at two payment card processing companies in India that led to heists at cash machines around th...
By Jessica Wohl
(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc stepped up Bangladesh factory inspections while U.S. and European retailers pursued separate accords to try to prevent another disaster i...
SYDNEY (AFP) - Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard began the hard sell of Labor's lean election year budget on Wednesday, insisting it was in the nation's interest and offered enough to see her secure another term.May 15, 2013, 1:35 pm
A judge in Las Vegas has allowed OJ Simpson, who is seeking a new trial in his robbery case, to have one hand unshackled in court.May 15, 2013, 1:29 pm
By Rod Nickel
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Canada's Competition Bureau has not raised any concerns about Agrium Inc's
PARIS (AFP) - Defending champion Zhang Jike of China says he is relishing his return to Paris this week as he aims to retain his title won two years ago in Rotterdam at the world table tennis championships.May 15, 2013, 1:02 pm
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, New Jersey (AFP) - Prince Harry inspected hurricane-damaged areas of the New Jersey shore at the tail end of a US tour that has done much to bury his royal PR disaster last year in being photographed during a strip billiards session in Las Vegas.May 15, 2013, 12:58 pm
A US doctor who was convicted of murdering three babies by cutting their spinal cords has agreed to a sentence of life in prison.May 15, 2013, 12:53 pm
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