London (AFP) - The London man believed to be Islamic State executioner "Jihadi John" told a journalist four years ago that surveillance by British security services had left him contemplating suicide, it emerged Saturday.15 minutes ago
By Steve Slater
LONDON (Reuters) - More than one in 10 people picked for the top jobs in British finance pull out during a regulatory vetting process which has got tougher since the fin...
By Nina Chestney
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government rejected calls on Sunday to raise taxes on diesel vehicles to reduce air pollution but said it will consider a national networ...
In a series of attacks in and around Iraq's capital, 37 people have been killed.1 hour, 12 minutes ago
Robert Mugabe has celebrated his 91st birthday by threatening to take over the remaining land still in the hands of whites.1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Monaco (AFP) - A prominent Swiss businessman was on Saturday charged in connection with an alleged art fraud targeting Russian oligarch and football club owner Dmitry Rybolovlev.1 hour, 17 minutes ago
The wife of a New Zealander who was on board the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 hopes to bring her husband home a year after the tragedy.1 hour, 32 minutes ago
Sierra Leone has recorded a rise in new Ebola cases this week, with President Ernest Bai Koroma reinstating various restrictions to combat the spread.1 hour, 37 minutes ago
Mexico City (AFP) - Mexico's government dealt a major blow to the Knights Templar drug cartel by capturing its last leader, but the proliferation of new armed groups shows the government is far from victory.1 hour, 40 minutes ago
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said Saturday a swathe of reforms aimed at streamlining Olympic tournaments and keeping costs in check were bearing early fruit, after Tokyo 2020 organizers unveiled changes to their plans designed to save more than $1 billion.1 hour, 52 minutes ago
By Luciana Lopez, Jonathan Stempel and Jennifer Ablan
NEW YORK (Reuters) - In his 50 years at the helm of Berkshire Hathaway Inc
Rome (AFP) - The rising star of the Italian right, Matteo Salvini, led a mass rally in support of his anti-immigration, anti-EU Northern League party in central Rome Saturday, as a counter-rally took place nearby.March 1, 2015, 11:18 am
Bogota (AFP) - Colombia's Supreme Court has convicted the country's former intelligence boss and a presidential chief of staff of spying on judges, journalists and politicians during the presidency of Alvaro Uribe.March 1, 2015, 11:17 am
Caracas (AFP) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Saturday he was implementing a mandatory visa system for all American citizens visiting the country, as a way to "control" US interference.March 1, 2015, 11:03 am
Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas has been declared a "terrorist" organisation by an Egyptian court, taking ties between the two to a new low.March 1, 2015, 10:36 am
Istanbul (AFP) - The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Saturday urged the separatists to take a "historic" decision to lay down arms, a key step in efforts to end Turkey's long-running Kurdish insurgency.March 1, 2015, 10:20 am
Jakarta's governor says he has given his anti-death penalty view to President Joko Widodo, who he believes is considering all views on the subject.March 1, 2015, 10:01 am
Santiago (AFP) - Chilean leader Michelle Bachelet led calls to eliminate gender inequality by 2030 on Saturday as a two-day meeting of the United Nations Women organization wrapped up in Santiago.March 1, 2015, 9:19 am
By Conor Humphries
KILLARNEY, Ireland (Reuters) - A senior member of Ireland's junior coalition party on Saturday said opposition to the sale of the state's 25 percent stake in Aer Ling...
Damascus (AFP) - UN envoy Staffan De Mistura held talks in the Syrian capital on Saturday to try to finalise a deal to freeze fighting in the war-ravaged second city of Aleppo.March 1, 2015, 8:51 am
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