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Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:49
Champions Castres face a crunch home clash with Top 14 leaders Montpellier on Friday with the defence of their title on the line. Castres hold the sixth and last play-off qualification spot -- also...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
Thousands of fans took to the streets of Madrid on Thursday, setting off fireworks and waving flags, to celebrate Real Madrid's 2-1 win over arch rivals Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final. "Winning...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
The United States warned Wednesday it was "actively preparing" new sanctions to hit Russia if critical Ukraine talks do not produce concessions from Moscow. US officials privately signaled they had...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
A mini-submarine hunting for wreckage of a missing Malaysian airliner has completed its first full mission at the third attempt, officials said Thursday, as seabed data it retrieved was being...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
French Top 14 standings ahead of this weekend's matches (played, won, drawn, lost, points for, points against, bonus points, total points): Montpellier 24 14 1 9 611 493 12 70 Toulon 24...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
Tokyo stocks opened 0.15 percent lower on Thursday after posting their sharpest rise in two months the previous day. The Nikkei 225 index, which soared 3.01 percent on Wednesday on a weaker yen and...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
Judges in Senegal is set to pronounce Thursday on the fate of ex-president Abdoulaye Wade's son Karim, detained for a year on corruption charges after accumulating a fortune worth more than $1...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
Yahoo announced the nomination Wednesday of three new board members, including company co-founder David Filo, who earned the nickname and formal job title of "Chief Yahoo." Filo was named along with...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
It walks and runs, even up and down stairs. It can open a bottle and serve a drink, and politely tries to shake hands with a stranger. Meet the latest ASIMO, Honda's humanoid robot. "Hello New York!...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Wednesday that more than one million people in South Sudan were at risk of famine. "Without immediate action, up to a million people could face famine in a...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
The frantic search for nearly 300 people, most of them schoolchildren, missing after a South Korean ferry capsized slipped into a second day Thursday, as distraught relatives maintained an agonised...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
Japanese pitching ace Masahiro Tanaka delivered a dazzling 10 strikeouts and allowed just two bunt singles Wednesday in the New York Yankees' 3-0 win over the Chicago Cubs. Tanaka, unfazed by...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino maintained his side can still return to their former glories after they were beaten 2-1 by a Gareth Bale inspired Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final on Wednesday....
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
Japan will apply a tariff-quota system on such products as chicken and pork from Australia to allow set quantities of imports with low duty rates under a bilateral free trade deal, the Japanese...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
Taiwanese and Japanese fishermen will begin fishing under new rules in waters around the Japanese-administered Senkaku Islands from Sunday. Suao Fishermen's Association Director Chen Chun-...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:48
The first ministerial meeting on the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be held next Tuesday, Hakubun Shimomura, head of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, said...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
SEOUL, April 17 (Yonhap) -- Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's No. 1 carmaker, said Thursday it plans to sell more than 10,000 fuel cell electric vehicles in its home market by 2025. Outlining its...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
U.S. President Barack Obama is set to visit Asia next week on a tour aimed at allaying any doubts about his commitment to the region. The trip, which will take him to Japan, South Korea,...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
April 18 1974 -- South Korea and Uganda establish diplomatic ties. 1975 -- North Korean President Kim Il-sung visits China for the first time in 14 years and holds talks with his Chinese counterpart...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday Japan will address differences with the United States to successfully conclude multilateral talks for a Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
SEOUL, April 17 (Yonhap) -- President Park Geun-hye paid a visit to the site where a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast Thursday, as search efforts continued for hundreds of passengers still...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
SEOUL, April 17 (Yonhap) -- The government is considering designating the southeastern town of Jindo and coastal areas nearby as a special disaster zone to extend speedy and full-scale support for...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday dismissed the idea of building a new memorial to replace the war-linked Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, amid tensions with Asian neighbors, saying the Shinto...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
SEOUL, April 17 (Yonhap) -- Rival parties suspended all political activities Thursday as they focused on dealing with the aftermath of a deadly ferry sinking off South Korea's southwestern coast. The...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday expressed his sympathies to the South Korean people involved in a fatal ferry accident the previous day. The Japanese government has offered to provide...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 04:47
SEOUL, April 17 (Yonhap) -- In an expression of condolences to the victims of a ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, the entertainment circle canceled most of its promotional activities...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 03:34
CALGARY - As a funeral director, Ernie Hagel knows how to deal with death. But the loss of a promising employee — one of five young people stabbed to death in Calgary's worst mass murder — has hit...
Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 03:33
FORT NELSON, B.C. - British Columbia Environment Minister Mary Polak has done a complete turn around on a decision that would have exempted most of the natural gas produced in the province from...