- After the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie has been trending on Twitter since the attack on the offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, one has been set up to show solidarity with the Muslim policeman who was killed.
- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the NRA's annual convention (all times local):
- Qualcomm says Apple's refusal to pay royalties related to technology used in smartphones will take a big bite out of its profit and revenue
- The US president also says China's Xi Jinping is "trying very hard" to end the Korean crisis.
- Jean- Francois Jalkh denies he said people 'should be able to discuss' elements of history of Holocaust
- U.S. President Donald Trump's suggestion that South Korea could pay for an advanced U.S. missile defence system could test the strength of the alliance between Seoul and Washington at a time of rising tensions with North Korea, analysts said on Friday. In an exclusive interview, Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he wants South Korea to pay for the $1 billion Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system. The remarks come as South Korea heads into a presidential election that will likely e
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The Empire strikes back: India set to push UK out of world's top five economies
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India will overtake Germany in 2022 as the world's fourth-largest economy and push Britain out of the top five, based on analysis of growth projections by the International Monetary Fund. But the challenges the South Asian nation must surmount to get ...en meer »
- British lawmakers should campaign to make the energy market more competitive instead of pushing "ill-considered" regulation, the head of Britain's energy lobby group said, days after the ruling Conservative Party promised an energy price cap.The party of Prime Minister Theresa May, campaigning to broaden its majority in a June 8 snap election, has said it would cap domestic energy tariffs, responding to voter discontent about energy bills that have doubled over the past decade.The pledge sent th
- Final results from Turkey's referendum on expanding President Tayyip Erdogan's powers showed 51.4 percent support for the "Yes" vote to approve the sweeping constitutional changes, the High Electoral Board said on Thursday.Erdogan told Reuters this week that he would rejoin Turkey's ruling AK Party once the full results came out, and a senior official said he would be named as a candidate to lead it at an extraordinary congress on May 21.The constitutional changes passed in the referendum allow
- The United States on Thursday blacklisted a Saudi man who it said was the Syria-based deputy leader of Islamic State's affiliate in Saudi Arabia, the State Department said in a statement.Mubarak Mohammed A Alotaibi, a 31-year-old Saudi citizen, was named a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist," the State Department said.The action freezes any assets he might have in the United States, and Americans are not allowed to deal with him.
- HONG KONG (AP) — World stock indexes were mixed Thursday as investors assessed the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul. Japan's central bank kept its monetary policy unchanged and forecasted steady growth for Asia's No. 2 economy. KEEPING SCORE: European shares fell in early trading. France's CAC 40 lost 0.4 percent to 5,266.82, Germany's DAX dipped 0.3 percent to 12,436.58, and Britain's FTSE 100 shed 0.5 percent to 7,249.97. U.S. shares were poised to open slightl
- Blast heard near city's Seventh Bridge, according to local witnesses
- Liang Sheng Yueh is recovering in a Kathmandu hospital, but his girlfriend died on the mountainside.
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino has confirmed that video assistant referees (VAR) will be used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The VAR process has been trialled in domestic competition and at the 2016 Club World Cup, while it helped to correct two ...
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Isis kidnap Iraqi toddler called Messi forcing little boy to change 'infidel' name during two years of captivityThe family of a five-year-old boy named ‘Messi’ by his football-mad father have spoken about their ordeal at the hands of Isis, six months after being freed.Iraqi news outlet Kurdistan 24 interviewed Messi and members of his family in footage aired on Tuesday.Messi, now five, was named after the famous Argentinean Barcelona player, but when Isis learned his name they declared it blasphemous and the family were forced to change it to ‘Hassan’, the boy’s aunt told a r
- Giant naval vessel put to sea in Dalian as Xi Jinping looks to extend reach beyond shores
- United Airlines is investigating a report that a giant rabbit died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights. Distraught breeder Annette Edwards from Worcestershire in central England told The Associated Press ......
- A look inside the United Aryan Export Processing Zone textile factory in Nairobi, Kenya, which employs more than 3,500 people and makes jeans for a number of brands including Levi’s Continue reading...
- The British-built Honda Civic has evolved again.The latest version of the British-built Honda Civic represents a more conventional approach to building a family car than its predecessor.Honda offers petrol engines in 1.0- or 1.5-litre capacities with either a manual or an automatic gearbox, and there’s a 1.6-litre diesel set to join the line-up in due course.
- IVANKA Trump is the only member of her father’s White House administration who cannot be replaced, according to an expert on the First Daughter.
- NEW YORK (AP) — A tourist from England has been struck by a hammock that fell from a building in New York.
- DENVER (AP) — A court has removed one obstacle to the federal government's plan to release more endangered wolves in New Mexico over the...
- Promotion exacerbates conflict of interest concerns surrounding President Donald Trump's business ties
- A remote-controlled roadside bomb targeting a minibus killed at least 10 people and wounded several others on Tuesday in Pakistan's remote northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan, an official in the region said.No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but Shahid Ali Khan, a senior regional Pakistani official, told Reuters militants planted a roadside bomb in the Kurram Agency in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA)."When the passengers were coming, they detonated the
- The British luxury shoe maker, valued at about £700m, is seeking offers from potential bidders.
- Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) Stability in Afghanistan is directly linked to peace in neighbouring countries such as Pakistan, a minister has said. Pakistan's Finance...
- President has spent 33 days out of 94 at his own residences since taking office - travelling with his family and a large security detail at taxpayers' expense
- By Kate Holton and Alistair SmoutLONDON (Reuters) - Britain's ruling Conservative Party said it would cap domestic energy prices if it retained power in an election in June, targeting an industry it accuses of not working properly and sending shares in the leading providers down sharply.Shares in British energy suppliers Centrica and SSE fell by 4-5 percent after ministers said the Conservative's election manifesto would include pledges on controlling energy prices.Prime Minister Theresa May's g
- COPS fear Madeleine McCann may have been stolen to order by slave traders and smuggled into Africa to go to a rich family. A top ex-cop thinks the...
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