CLEVELAND, Ohio (AFP) - Three women held captive for a decade in a home in the US city of Cleveland never left the property owned by their accused kidnapper before they were rescued this week, police said Wednesday.May 9, 2013, 9:57 am
BEIJING (AFP) - Indian Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid begins a two-day trip to China on Thursday, just days after the resolution of a border flare-up that highlighted longstanding tensions between the Asian giants.May 9, 2013, 9:54 am
Buzz Aldrin, the US astronaut who was the second man to walk on the moon, says his country must lead the way toward building a permanent settlement on Mars.May 9, 2013, 9:49 am
Cleveland suspect Ariel Castro has been charged with kidnap and rape, US prosecutors say.May 9, 2013, 9:46 am
SAINT-DENIS, France (AFP) - A French honeymooner was attacked and killed by a shark on Wednesday while he was surfing not far from the beach on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion, authorities said.May 9, 2013, 9:37 am
CLEVELAND, Ohio (AFP) - US prosecutors on Wednesday prepared charges over the kidnapping of three young Ohio women rescued this week from captivity, as two of them made emotional homecomings after a grim lost decade.May 9, 2013, 9:17 am
The city of Cleveland has charged former school bus driver Ariel Castro with four counts of kidnapping and three counts of rape in the case of three missing Ohio women freed after about a decade of captivity at his house.May 9, 2013, 9:17 am
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In the years after his friend's daughter vanished while walking home from school, Ariel Castro handed out fliers with the 14-year-old's photo and performed music at a fundraiser held in her honor.May 9, 2013, 8:53 am
Syria's Internet appeared to have been restored after a two-day blackout, residents and state media said.May 9, 2013, 8:51 am
By Lisa Richwine
(Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reported quarterly earnings that beat Wall Street expectations, aided by growth at its cable networks, and said it is on track to...
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JERUSALEM (AFP) - Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has pulled out of a June conference hosted by Israel's President Shimon Peres, joining an academic boycott of the Jewish state, event organisers and his university said on Wednesday.May 9, 2013, 8:13 am
DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh has shut down 18 garment plants to prevent a repeat of last month's factory collapse outside Dhaka as the death toll from the disaster climbed past 800 on Wednesday.May 9, 2013, 8:08 am
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced the resignation of his influential deputy prime minister Vladislav Surkov credited with designing the country's notorious political system.May 9, 2013, 8:00 am
DAMASCUS (AFP) - Syria's main opposition National Coalition said on Wednesday any political settlement to the country's two-year-old civil war must start with President Bashar al-Assad's ouster, implicitly rejecting a US-Russian initiative for dialogue with the regime.May 9, 2013, 7:53 am
By Mirna Sleiman and David French
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Dubai Group investment firm said on Thursday it expected a $10-billion (6.42 billion pounds) restructuring of its debt within wee...
By Alwyn Scott
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lithium-ion batteries used in Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner are getting x-ray scans to help investigators determine what caused them to overheat and...
By Michelle Nichols
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The International Criminal Court is still investigating war crimes in Libya despite a clash with the country's government over who has the...
BEIJING (AFP) - Most of China's rich have used their wealth to obtain residency rights abroad or considered doing so, according to a report by US business consulting firm Bain & Company.May 9, 2013, 6:40 am
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