LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's government said on Saturday the constitutional court's rejection of key austerity measures from this year's budget creates "serious difficulties" in meeting international...April 7, 2013, 7:21 am
BOGOTA (AFP) - The Colombian army has suspended operations in the country's southwest, a military source told AFP on Saturday, in a move reports said was meant to allow FARC leader Pablo Catatumbo to exit the country to attend peace talks in Cuba.April 7, 2013, 7:09 am
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian government air strike killed 15 people on Saturday, including nine children, in a district of the northern city of Aleppo where Kurdish figh...
By Asmaa Waguih and Ulf Laessing
CAIRO (Reuters) - One person was killed and more than 80 wounded in clashes at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in central Cairo on Sunday after a funeral ...
NEW DELHI (AFP) - India's ruling Congress will fight the 2014 general elections under the leadership of party president Sonia Gandhi and octogenarian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, a senior party leader said Saturday.April 7, 2013, 5:23 am
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysia's premier Najib Razak unveiled a manifesto on Saturday pledging bigger cash handouts, millions of new jobs and lower taxes and crime, as he seeks his first mandate in looming national polls.April 7, 2013, 3:53 am
BEIRUT (AFP) - Nine children were among at least 15 people killed in an air strike on a mainly Kurdish district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday, a watchdog said.April 7, 2013, 3:53 am
SEOUL, China (AFP) - Foreign diplomats in North Korea appeared to be staying put Saturday, ignoring a warning by Pyongyang that they should consider evacuating their missions amid soaring nuclear tensions.April 7, 2013, 3:11 am
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - A car bomb attack killed six people, including three U.S. soldiers and an Afghan doctor, in southern Afghanistan on Saturday and an American civilian died in a separa...April 7, 2013, 2:31 am
By Angeliki Koutantou
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PARIS (AFP) - France's highest Jewish religious authority, Grand Rabbi Gilles Bernheim, was hunkering down away from the media at the weekend after admitting to plagiarism in a book he authored.April 7, 2013, 2:07 am
MILAN (Reuters) - Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa <0013.HK> could end up with a 10 percent stake in Italy's Telecom Italia
VIENNA (AFP) - With North Korea issuing apocalyptic threats of nuclear war in recent weeks, Western powers have been reminded of what could happen if they fail to find a solution to Iran's disputed nuclear programme, experts say.April 7, 2013, 2:03 am
CAIRO (AFP) - An Egyptian court threw out on Saturday a lawsuit demanding a popular satirist's show that has mocked Islamist President Mohamed Morsi be taken off the air and its broadcaster shut down, a judicial source said.April 7, 2013, 2:58 am
BEIRUT (AFP) - Moderate MP Tamam Salam was named on Saturday as Lebanon's new prime minister, pledging in his first address to the nation to safeguard the country from the war raging in neighbouring Syria.April 7, 2013, 2:14 am
MUMBAI (AFP) - Authorities on Saturday abandoned a search for more survivors from the collapse of a seven-storey building on Mumbai's outskirts that killed 72 people, saying there was no hope of finding anybody else alive.April 7, 2013, 2:07 am
By Catherine Hornby and Giuseppe Fonte
ROME (Reuters) - Italy's caretaker government said on Saturday it would pay 40 billion euros (33.89 billion pounds) that the state owes to private...
VATICAN CITY (AFP) - Pope Francis on Saturday appointed the leader of the main Franciscan order in his first nomination to the scandal-hit Vatican bureaucracy, the Holy See said in a statement, ahead of an expected overhaul of the administration.April 7, 2013, 12:57 am
BAQUBA, Iraq (AFP) - A coordinated attack involving a suicide bomber at an open-air election campaign meeting in central Iraq killed 25 people on Saturday, the latest in a spike in unrest two weeks before provincial polls.April 7, 2013, 12:21 am
BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed 22 people and wounded 60 in a crowded election campaign tent in the Iraqi city of Baquba on Saturday, police and medics said.
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