India will expel a Pakistani high commission staff member for "espionage activities", a foreign ministry official said Thursday, as local media reported that New Delhi police had detained him.
By Byron Kaye SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Ardent Leisure Group, the owner of a theme park where four people were killed on a water ride, said it would speak to the victims' families on Thursday as it defended its safety practices amid intense criticism. Officials at the company's annual
An Australian theme park defended its safety standards Thursday following the deaths of four people on a malfunctioning ride, while admitting it had not been in touch with grieving relatives of those killed. Two women and two men died when rafts on the Thunder River Rapids ride at the hugely popular
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The company that owns an Australian theme park where four people died on a river rapids ride defended its safety record on Thursday as police vetoed plans to reopen to the public three days after the tragedy.
Shares in Tata companies fell Thursday after the Indian giant's ousted chairman Cyrus Mistry warned it may face $18 billion in asset write-downs and accused directors of wrongfully dismissing him. Tata Motors and Tata Power were down nearly three per cent each, while Tata Steel was nearly two per
MILAN (AP) — A series of small temblors have continued to shake a mountainous region of central Italy, further unsettling thousands of residents displaced by a pair of powerful aftershocks to the deadly August quake.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Thursday its third-quarter operating profit fell 3.7 percent from a year earlier, dragged down by a record quarterly loss for its mobile division. The world's No. 2 television maker behind Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said in a regulatory
By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has a chance to stay in power through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and become the country's longest-ruling leader after his party decided this week to allow its presidents to serve a third straight three-year term. The rule change by
A woman in a Chicago Cubs jersey climbed onto a man's shoulders to pose for — what else? — a selfie in front of the cherry-red marquee at Wrigley Field, the second-oldest ballpark in the major leagues. ...
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Moscow on Friday for three-way talks with his Syrian and Russian counterparts on the situation in Syria, his ministry said.
Deutsche Bank, under pressure from an impending settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, reported 278 million euros ($303 million) in net profit for the third quarter as it strengthened its financial ...
By Christine Murray SANTA CRUZ ITUNDUJIA, Mexico (Reuters) - Toddler Priscila Rubi Sanchez lived in a remote Mexican hamlet with no fixed line or cell phone network, so when a mouthful of corn partially blocked her throat late one night and her parents could not call for help, she died. Life is tough
Troubled German lender Deutsche Bank reported Thursday a surprise 256-million-euro ($279 million) profit in the third quarter, compared with a loss of more than six billion in the same period last year. The group said revenues increased to 7.5 billion euros, slightly up from 2015's third quarter
PETALING JAYA, Oct 27 — PAS's participation is not vital to the success of Bersih 5, according to its organisers who said the Islamist party was not the representative of the Malay community....
TOKYO (AP) — Senior officials from Japan, the United States and South Korea agreed Thursday to step up pressure on North Korea as they stick to their goal of persuading the communist state to abandon its nuclear weapons.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it aims to recover quickly from the disastrous withdrawal of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 that dragged third-quarter mobile earnings to their lowest level in nearly eight years.
By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Telefonica will not list its British mobile business in 2016, the unit's chief executive said, citing softer demand for initial public offerings and the impact of the weaker pound, and would only go ahead in 2017 if market conditions are right. The Spanish telecoms
Exiled Turkish journalist Can Dundar, Crimean Tatar activist Mustafa Dzhemilev and two Yazidi victims of the Islamic State group have been shortlisted for the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize to be announced Thursday. Named after the dissident Soviet scientist Andrei
Samsung on Thursday acknowledged technical problems that killed off its Galaxy Note 7 may extend beyond its battery, and vowed an ongoing probe would examine all elements of the flagship smartphone. "We are investigating every aspect of the device including battery, hardware and software with the
Protocol-conscious Japanese were on faux pas alert Thursday with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte due to meet Emperor Akihito, the nation's most revered figure. Duterte, who has made a habit of hurling sharp, even profane, insults at world figures, is on his first visit as president to Japan
A new prize just dropped for the top two finalists of the Echelon Vietnam 2016 TOP100 Search! We’re kickstarting our TOP100 Search in Ho Chi Minh city this November – and the prizes couldn’t get any better. The Skolkovo team will be awarding the top two startup finalists with tickets to Startup Village
Hundreds of people packed out an Indonesian court Thursday for the verdict in the sensational trial of a young woman accused of murdering her college friend with poisoned coffee at an upmarket cafe. Police were deployed around the Jakarta court as Jessica Kumala Wongso, who is an Indonesian citizen
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with pruning shears as they harvested the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The grandson of Samsung's founder is stepping up as its new leader after the failure of the company's flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7.
GARBERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Laura Costa's son and husband moved quickly with the pruning shears to harvest the family's fall marijuana crop, racing along with several workers to cut the plants and drop them in plastic bins ahead of an impending storm.