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Friday, August 1, 2014 - 13:15
Poland's capital ground to a halt on Friday and television and radio stations fell silent nationwide for 70 seconds as air-raid sirens wailed to mark seven decades since Polish insurgents launched...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 13:15
England's James Anderson and India's Ravindra Jadeja were both found not guilty on Friday of breaching the International Cricket Council's code of conduct, the global governing body announced in a...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 13:15
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta launched Friday a construction deal for the first berths in a proposed multi-billion dollar port, the day after ordering vast tracts of "stolen" land be repossessed....
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 13:15
European stock markets slumped on Friday, with Frankfurt's main DAX index diving 2.10 percent to 9,210.08 points. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index shed 0.76 percent to 6,679.18 points, while in...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 13:15
Results from the fifth day of the ATP Kitzbuehel Cup on Friday (x denotes seeded player): Semi-finals David Goffin (BEL) bt Maximo Gonzalez (ARG) 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 Quarter finals Juan Monaco (ARG) bt...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 13:15
BEIJING, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank said on Friday that reforms to the nation's banks will be deepened in order to improve their services. According to a report from the People's Bank of...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 13:15
Singapore rolls out stock market reforms SINGAPORE, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Friday issued new reform proposals on its stock market...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:45
Baghdad, Aug 1 (EFE).- At least 1,737 people died and 1,978 others were injured last month in political and sectarian violence in Iraq, the United Nations said Friday. Nearly 1,200 of those killed...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:45
A humanitarian truce in Gaza collapsed only hours after it began Friday amid a deadly new wave of violence and the apparent capture by Hamas of an Israeli soldier. Intensive shelling killed dozens of...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:45
A European probe approaching a comet in deep space has found the body's surface to be relatively warm, suggesting it has a mostly "dark, dusty crust," mission controllers said Friday. Thermal...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:45
President Vladimir Putin on Friday slammed political ambitions that he said threatened peace in Europe as he paid tribute to Russian soldiers who died during World War I. In a deeply symbolic speech...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:31
LONDON, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Eurozone manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) hold steady at June's seven-month low of 51.8, as the ongoing expansions in Germany were partly offset by a deeper...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:31
Indian military kills 4 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Indian military Friday said four militants had been killed in an...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:31
DUBLIN, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- The number mortgage loans, where outstanding debt exceeds the value of the property, has fallen by 45,000 since 2012 in Ireland, according to a report released on Friday....
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:30
SEC launched extensive probe to identify sources in Reuters stories NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission watchdog conducted an extensive, months-long...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:30
(Updated: CHANGES sentence 6 and PITCHING MATCHUP to reflect Cosart starting) The slumping Cincinnati Reds look to build off a comeback win when they visit the Miami Marlins for the second of a four-...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:30
By Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts lawmakers on Friday tightened the state's already strict gun laws by passing a measure that gives police chiefs authority to turn down a resident'...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:30
Mexico City, Aug 1 (EFE).- Mexican state-owned oil company Petroleos Mexicanos announced the start of construction of a tugboat at the Pacific port of Mazatlan, part of its program to modernize its...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:17
The United States blamed Hamas for the breakdown of a ceasefire with Israeli forces Friday, accusing the Palestinian militant group of launching a "barbaric" attack to capture an Israeli soldier. "...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:17
James Willstrop, England's losing men's singles finalist, kept alive his hopes of another medal after a closely-fought victory over New Zealanders Lance Beddoes and Paul Coll with partner Daryl Selby...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:17
The Philippine government plans to spend nearly $4 billion to rehabilitate areas devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan last year, a senior adviser to President Benigno Aquino said Friday. Haiyan struck...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:16
A three-day humanitarian truce in Gaza collapsed only hours after it began Friday amid a deadly new wave of violence and the apparent capture by Hamas of an Israeli soldier. Intensive shelling killed...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:16
Pan Hui-chen thought it was the end of the world when a series of massive explosions devastated her neighbourhood of Kaohsiung city overnight Friday. "The scene was really, really terrifying," the 55...
Friday, August 1, 2014 - 11:16
The body of man who died in Liberia has been quarantined by authorities in southeast Nigeria as a precaution amid growing concern over Ebola, an official said on Friday. The man's relatives...