Taipei (AFP) - A Taiwanese court Wednesday rejected an appeal by a former navy captain who was sentenced to 15 years in prison for corruption in a controversial deal to buy French frigates two decades ago.1 hour, 18 minutes ago
The former editor of News of the World, Andy Coulson, has told a London court that he listened to hacked voicemail messages.1 hour, 5 minutes ago
Kuala Lumpur (AFP) - Hopes that Malaysia's missing jet might soon be found are yielding to the sobering realisation of the immense challenge of searching an uncharted seafloor at depths that push deep-sea technology to its limits.1 hour, 21 minutes ago
By Sarah O'Connor
DUBLIN (Reuters) - A Dublin court found the former chairman of the collapsed Anglo Irish Bank Sean FitzPatrick not guilty on Wednesday of charges of illegal lending an...
Beirut (AFP) - An Italian ex-senator and ally of former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi who was arrested in Lebanon at the weekend was hospitalised in Beirut on Wednesday, his lawyer said.1 hour, 31 minutes ago
Manila (AFP) - Philippine health authorities said Wednesday they have quarantined a Filipino who arrived from the Middle East because he tested positive for the deadly MERS virus.1 hour, 33 minutes ago
PÃ©cs (Hungary) (AFP) - Hungary bean 70th anniversary commemorations of the Holocaust on Wednesday amid boycotts and protests by Jewish groups which accuse the government of whitewashing the country's role in the mass deportations of Jews in 1944.1 hour, 34 minutes ago
By Dominique Vidalon
PARIS (Reuters) - French food group Danone
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - Jean-Claude Juncker, a front-runner in the race to become president of the European Commission, told AFP he was ready to fight to have politicians rather than bureaucrats on his team.1 hour, 42 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Bank of America Corp has held talks with the U.S. Justice Department to resolve a civil fraud probe into Merrill Lynch's sale of flawed mortgage securities ahead of the financia...1 hour, 43 minutes ago
Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - The Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were taken to a stronghold of the Islamist group, parents said on Wednesday, as the security forces pressed on with a search to find the hostages.1 hour, 45 minutes ago
By Sayantani Ghosh, Ashutosh Pandey and Euan Rocha
(Reuters) - The troubles at BlackBerry Ltd, which fired more than half its staff and lost more than 90 percent of its market value as ...
Pretoria (AFP) - The prosecution on Wednesday derided a forensic expert hired by Oscar Pistorius, accusing him of being unqualified to testify and rubbishing his account of the circumstances of Reeva Steenkamp's death.1 hour, 57 minutes ago
Singapore (AFP) - Singapore on Wednesday welcomed an apology from Indonesia's military chief over the naming of a warship after two marines who staged a deadly bombing in the city-state in 1965.April 17, 2014, 5:10 am
VIENNA (Reuters) - The net loss at nationalised Austrian bank Hypo Alpe Adria
By Joseph Ax
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Five former Bernard Madoff aides have asked a federal judge to throw out their convictions, three weeks after a jury found them guilty of fraud and con...
By Jonathan Spicer
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's still distant decision to raise interest rates will depend on how far the U.S. economy remains from the central bank's empl...
By Jessica Dye
(Reuters) - Signalling a tougher stance toward legal claims stemming from its recent recall over faulty ignition switches, General Motors Co
Sydney (AFP) - Britain's Prince William and wife Kate charmed a welcoming crowd at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday as they began the Australian leg of a tour Down Under with baby Prince George.April 17, 2014, 4:39 am
By Lucia Mutikani
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. industrial production rose at a faster-than-expected clip in March, the latest sign the economy was gaining momentum.
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