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Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 13:15
By Ted Siefer PORTSMOUTH N.H. (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry has sought to parlay attention over a felony indictment into a fresh political push in New Hampshire, the crucial presidential...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 13:15
The Baltic states on Saturday marked 25 years since two million people joined hands in a landmark human chain linking up their capitals to demand freedom from the Soviet Union. All three Baltic prime...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 13:15
REYKJAVIK, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Iceland on Saturday raised the aviation color code for the country's Bardarbunga volcano from orange to red, saying it is believed that a small sub-glacial lava-...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 13:15
KIEV -- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday discussed the Ukraine crisis, the presidential press service said. Noting that Ukraine is going...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 13:15
35,000 Nepalis form human national flag for world record KATHMANDU, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Over 35,000 Nepalis congregated in a centrally big square here on Saturday to form a large human national flag...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 13:15
VANCOUVER, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- "Game of Thrones" is one of HBO's most successful TV drama series. And from now on to Sept. 1, fans in Vancouver get a chance to see the props and costumes that actors...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:17
International Sports Desk, Aug 23 (EFE).- German Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg grabbed pole position for Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix, while teammate Lewis Hamilton will join him on the front row and...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:17
Mexico City, Aug 23 (EFE).- Mexican authorities have discovered 11 bodies in two clandestine graves in the western state of Michoacan, authorities said. One of the graves was found in Tumbiscatio,...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:17
Baghdad, Aug 23 (EFE).- The United Nations secretary-general's special representative for Iraq on Saturday called for "immediate measures" to avoid the possible massacre of civilians in the town of...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:17
Buenos Aires, Aug 23 (EFE).- Argentine state-controlled oil company YPF and Sinopec Argentina Exploration and Production agreed to re-launch exploration and production activity in the La Ventana area...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:16
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's government offered on Saturday to resign within a month and to review an unpopular decision to cut fuel subsidies, in an attempt to end protests by the Shi'ite Houthi...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:15
Rival rallies were set to take place in the United States over the weekend following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer. Authorities in the St. Louis...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:15
An Egyptian court sentenced five men to death on Saturday for the murder in January of a policeman on duty at a church just outside Cairo. The men were convicted of shooting to death the officer and...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:15
German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed for a new ceasefire in crisis talks with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday, as a controversial Russian convoy returned home. The visit by Merkel...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:15
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign intelligence agency has been spying on Turkey for nearly four decades, Focus magazine said on Saturday in a report which could raise tensions further between the...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:15
By Howard Schneider JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve is focused on an initial interest rate hike between the first quarter and the middle of next year, with possible changes in...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 12:15
Clermont, fired by new fly-half Camille Lopez, made it two from two in the Top 14 with a drab 21-6 victory over Brive on Saturday. Lopez, a close season signing from relegated Perpignan, stepped into...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:40
11 killed in insurgent attacks in Iraq BAGHDAD, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- A total of 11 people were killed and some 50 others wounded on Saturday in separate attacks across Iraq, including a suicide...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:40
KIEV, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday discussed the Ukraine crisis, the presidential press service said. Noting that...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:39
At least 5 killed, 7 injured in cattle rustling in northern Kenya ISIOLO, Kenya, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- At least five people have been killed and seven others injured in the past two days in cattle...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:39
HK police arrest 31 in drug bust HONG KONG, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong police have arrested 31 people and seized drugs worth more than 640,000 HK dollars (82,580 U.S. dollars) at two unlicensed...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:39
BEIJING, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Defense Ministry here on Saturday urged the U.S. side to stop close-in surveillance of China, and create a sound atmosphere for bilateral military ties. The...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:38
Africa Economy: Bond trading at Nairobi bourse gains 41 pct by Bedah Mengo NAIROBI, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Bonds turnover at Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) increased 41 percent this week as trading...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:38
(Sports)Japan defeats Belgium 3-0 in FIVB World Grand Prix Finals 2014 TOKYO, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- The host Japan on Saturday beat Belgium 3-0 (26-24, 25-16, 25-15) in the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:38
Filipino seaman in Togo cleared from Ebola virus: Philippine official MANILA, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- A Filipino seaman who was earlier suspected to have been infected with Ebola virus was cleared from...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:37
Pakistan's Zardari backs PM Sharif amid protests ISLAMABAD, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Former Pakistani President and opposition leader Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday announced support for Prime Minister...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:36
At least 5 killed, 8 others injured in road accident in Kenya MACHAKOS, Kenya, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- At least five people have been killed and eight others seriously injured in a grisly road accident...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:36
NANJING, China, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Anhelina Kalinina and Iryna Shymanovich overpowered Russian second-seeded pair Darya Kasatkina and Anastasiya Komardina 6-4, 6-4 to win gold in the girls' doubles...
Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 11:36
NANJING, China, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Jaheel Hyde of Jamaica has credited staying cool on a hot Nanjing evening for his gold-medal performance in the men's 110m hurdles at the 2nd Youth Olympic Games...