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SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia cricketer Phil Hughes was still fighting for his life on Wednesday as family and friends kept vigil at his hospital bedside.
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya\'s rival government wants to send its oil minister to the OPEC summit in Vienna this week and will refuse to comply with any production decisions if it is denied access, the
NAIROBI/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rising before dawn, the women emerged from their ramshackle shacks and squelched through the mud to stand in line for water in Kibera, Nairobi\'s biggest
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday that Britain had agreed to evacuate any South Korean medical workers who may be infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working at a British-run
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Forty-four people were arrested during a second, calmer night of demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer who
TOKYO (Reuters) - Opposition to Japan\'s whaling programme is a kind of \"eco-imperialism\" that imposes one value system on another and is based on emotion, not science - much the way killing elephants
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan\'s largest media group said on Wednesday it will appeal against a 26-year jail term for its owner for blasphemy, the latest twist in a long-running feud between the
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha vigorously defended his position as leader on Wednesday, more than six months after he seized power in a bloodless coup, as a U.S.-based
MOSCOW/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Fresh Russian efforts to encourage Syrian peace talks are unlikely to make progress because Moscow rejects opposition and Western calls for the swift departure of President
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Protests spread across the United States late Tuesday and more than 2,000 National Guard troops were deployed in the St. Louis area to prevent a second night of rioting and
SANAA (Reuters) - Five people were killed in clashes between Shi\'ite Houthi fighters and Sunni tribal opponents in Sanaa early on Wednesday, medical sources said, in some of the worst violence in
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - At a technology fair in Moscow last month, European executives faced the new reality of doing business in Russia since the West imposed sanctions: the number of companies at the
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - South Asian leaders from Afghanistan to the Maldives met in Kathmandu on Wednesday for a summit that was undermined by traditional bickering between rivals Pakistan and India.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China is considering suing people suspected of committing economic crimes who have fled to the United States and elsewhere with billions of dollars, an unusual step in a widening
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police cleared activists from one of the largest protest sites in the city on Wednesday and arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of the student leaders at the
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police dismantled barricades, pulled down tents and cleared protesters from a demonstration site in the crowded Mong Kok district on Wednesday, Reuters witnesses said.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of the student leaders at the heart of pro-democracy protests that have shaken the Asian financial hub
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested Joshua Wong and Lester Shum, two of the student leaders at the heart of pro-democracy protests that have shaken the Asian financial hub
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong student protest leaders Joshua Wong and Lester Shum were arrested on Wednesday as police cleared pro-democracy demonstrators from a site in the city\'s Mong Kok
PERTH (Reuters) - Australia is working on new drift modelling to expand the geographical area in which wreckage from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may come ashore, the Australian search
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Riot police began clearing a major pro-democracy protest site in Hong Kong on Wednesday, following street clashes overnight, and scuffles broke out as some protesters tried to
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar\'s parliament has unanimously endorsed talks between the country’s top political leaders on amending a military-drafted constitution that bars opposition leader Aung San
VIENNA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A seven-month extension in talks between world powers and Iran on a deal to curb its nuclear program emboldened critics in Washington and Tehran, threatening to undermine
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A coal mine fire in China\'s northern Liaoning province has killed 24 workers and left 52 injured, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday, underscoring the poor
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Missouri\'s governor ordered hundreds more National Guard troops on Tuesday to a St. Louis suburb rocked by rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white