Journalists and senior politicians have been reacting to the death of ‘one of the world’s bravest and best journalists’ Journalists and senior politicians have paid tribute to Anthony Shadid, the Pulitzer prize-winning New York Times correspondent who died in Syria on Thursday while reporting the uprising . According …
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The head of the US military has warned Israel against attacking Iran’s nuclear facilities, saying such a strike would be destabilising “at this time”.
LONDON (SHARECAST) – George Osborne came under pressure from three sides today to put tax cuts at the heart of next month’s Budget. Nick Clegg sought to sharpen dividing lines
PARIS — Iran’s government on Sunday ordered a halt to oil exports to Britain and France, in what may be only an initial response to the European Union’s decision to cut off Iranian oil imports and freeze central bank assets beginning in July.
Iran is to host a high-level team from the UN nuclear watchdog on Monday as part of efforts to defuse dire international tensions over its atomic activities through dialogue.
Two men who waged a battle for boardroom control of UK-listed coal miner Bumi Plc have called a truce after talks in London at the weekend
(Reuters) – Two men who waged a battle for boardroom control of UK-listed coal miner Bumi Plc have called a truce after talks in London at the weekend, with both agreeing to sit together as directors of the company, the Financial Times said. …
Rediff.com’s Toral Varia tells us that the Mumbai crime branch will file a supplementary chargesheet against journalist Jigna Vora for he alleged role in the the murder of Mid Day journalist J Dey murder tomorrow.
Allegations in an American diplomatic cable are “nonsense,” editors say.
More than half of Hong Kong people say Henry Tang, the front-runner to be the city’s next leader, should end his campaign because of a scandal over an illegal addition to a property owned by his wife, according to a poll.
HONG KONG (USA TODAY) — The full-page newspaper ad depicts a giant locust towering over the Hong Kong skyline, with the words: “Do you want Hong Kong to spend one million (Hong Kong) dollars every 18 minutes to raise the children born to mainland parents?”
Honduras’s crackdown on violent gangs has led to a surge of inmates in poorly controlled and dilapidated jails, a policy that may have caused the world’s
TEGUCIGALPA, CUBA, Feb 20 (BERNAMA-NNN- PRENSA LATINA) – Prisoner survivors of the fire at the Farm Prison of Comayagua, Honduras, are now at risk of an epidemic due to the lack of cleanliness in the place
“CBS This Morning” takes a look at some of the day’s headlines from around the globe.
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BERLIN: Greece, which is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, is “no threat to the world economy,” European Central Bank (ECB) executive board member Joerg Asmussen said in newspaper interview on Monday.
US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has thrown Washington’s support behind the new austerity measures agreed by Greece and said the US backed the idea of a new IMF loan for Athens.
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BERLIN, Feb 20 — Angela Merkel’s conservatives accused their coalition partner on Monday of a “massive breach of trust” in backing opposition candidate Joachim Gauck for the German presidency, a move which forced the …
The targeting of two countries that depend little on Iranian oil may be a mostly symbolic response to their positions on Iran’s nuclear program and on Syria, an ally of Tehran.
Iran’s government ordered the halt on Sunday in what may be only an initial response to the European Union decision to cut off Iranian oil imports and freeze assets.
Finland and Greece’s finance ministers have signed a collateral deal in Brussels on Monday, Finnish national broadcaster YLE reported.
Lloyds Banking Group is to strip five directors of more than £1m in bonuses as a penalty for a financial scandal that cost the taxpayer-backed bank £3.2bn last year. It will be the first time a British …
A bone marrow transplant from her 7-year-old sister from El Salvador has saved the life of Yarelis Bonilla, 5
EGYPT’S finance minister said his government will sign a memorandum of understanding with the International Monetary Fund in March for a previously spurned $US3.2 billion ($2.97 billion)
The country’s transitional government said it would accept a deal largely like the one the country’s military rulers had turned down last spring.
A stonemason in northern Jutland has sold the first gravestones with scannable QR codes on them, reports Berlingske newspaper.
Grandmaster Joseph Sanchez of the Philippines wound up tied for 11th to 18th places in the 26th Cannes Chess Festival at the Lerins Island in Cannes, France, Monday.
Nearly 66% of all Croatians who voted in Sunday’s referendum are in favor of their country’s accession to the EU, according to preliminary data. Approximately 33 percent were opposed and 1 percent of the ballots were invalid. The voter turnout was estimated at about 44% of the eligible population, …
BEIRUT (Reuters) – China’s main newspaper accused Western countries of stirring civil war in Syria and two Iranian warships docked at a Syrian naval base, underscoring rising international tensions over the near year-long crisis.
British Columbia’s budget deficit will narrow faster than forecast as the Canadian province returns to surplus in the next two years, Finance Minister Kevin Falcon said.
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Thailand cruised to victory at the 4 Nations Friendly Field Hockey Tournament played over the weekend at the Vietcam Sports Centre in Pur Sen Chhey district.
This week is a better time than any to pull a sickie at work and book a bus ticket to coastal Sihanoukville. Hundreds of brightly costumed children, circus acts, traditional performers and musicians will liven the streets of Sihanoukville in a four-…
A Sunday edition of Britain’s best-selling newspaper will launch next week, The Sun announced Sunday, two days after media magnate Rupert Murdoch said those plans