LONDON (AFP) - Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday that Britain was paying a "very high price" in Afghanistan after three soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb.May 2, 2013, 9:51 am
The shifting of a load of military vehicles may have been the cause of a dramatic and fiery crash of a Boeing 747-400 freighter at Bagram air base in Afghanistan that killed all seven aboard.May 2, 2013, 9:47 am
Detectives investigating allegations against Rolf Harris have reportedly visited Australia as part of their inquiries.May 2, 2013, 9:43 am
WASHINGTON (AFP) - The Federal Reserve kept its easy-money policies Wednesday but left the door open to step up bond purchases if the economy slowed under the government's severe "sequester" spending cuts.May 2, 2013, 9:40 am
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LONDON (Reuters) - A new strain of bird flu that is causing a deadly outbreak among people in China is a threat to world health and should be taken seriously, scientists...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - IBM and Lenovo have called off negotiations over a multibillion-dollar deal in which the Chinese company would have bought Big Blue's low-end server business, Fortune magazin...May 2, 2013, 9:29 am
British police will charge Coronation Street star William Roache, the longest-serving star in the world's longest-running soap opera, with two counts of rape, the Crown Prosecution Service says.May 2, 2013, 9:17 am
The makers of Coronation Street are saying little about the arrest on historical sex charges of star Bill Roache.May 2, 2013, 9:04 am
By Linda Sieg
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shinzo Abe makes no secret of wanting to revise Japan's constitution, which was drafted by the United States after World War Two, to formalise the countr...
By Susan Heavey
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Most Americans do not see the Boston Marathon bombing and its suspects as an immigration issue, according to a poll released on Wednesday that als...
The United Kingdom could follow New Zealand's lead by welcoming Afghan interpreters to its shores.May 2, 2013, 8:37 am
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(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's mobile advertising revenue growth gained momentum in the first three months of the year as the social network sold more ads to users on sm...
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top banking regulator defended his tough rules, saying strong capital buffers were a pre-condition for keeping the economy supplied with credit.
The family of a Perth-born Aboriginal man on trial for terrorism offences in Saudi Arabia is urging the Federal Government to help secure his release.May 2, 2013, 7:58 am
LONDON (Reuters) - A return to growth in Britain's economy in the first quarter of this year was welcome but did not have that much significance for policy decisions, Bank of England policymaker Ben B...May 2, 2013, 7:40 am
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Violence in Iraq rose sharply in April, killing 460 people, according to AFP figures, and May began with attacks on Wednesday, including one on a police station, that killed 18 people.May 2, 2013, 7:34 am
(Reuters) - Telecoms regulator Ofcom has launched a probe into whether BT Group is abusing its dominant position when pricing its superfast broadband, following a complaint by smaller rival TalkTalk T...May 2, 2013, 6:44 am
BEIJING (AFP) - Chinese officials have been holding secret sauna parties and hiding their alcohol in plastic water bottles as they seek to get around a crackdown on extravagance, state media reported Wednesday.May 2, 2013, 6:44 am
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