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VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis has told the men he will elevate to the high rank of cardinal next month to be humble and shun lavish parties in their honour, saying they can do more damage than
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Syrian air strike killed more than 40 people in a rebel-held area near Damascus on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group and opposition activists said.
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - India expects to hold auctions for private firms to mine and sell coal in the near future, the country\'s coal and power minister Piyush Goyal said but first wants to
PRISTINA (Reuters) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday he was ready to meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov next month in Munich, as fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine.
RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia\'s new Crown Prince Muqrin represents the biggest break from the kingdom\'s tradition of any of his predecessors in the role - both because of his lowly maternal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its coalition partners have launched another round of air strikes against Islamic State, conducting 25 strikes since early Thursday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed \"criminal orders\" by Ukrainian leaders on Friday for a surge in fighting in east Ukraine, and Russian-backed separatists struck a bellicose
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia\'s King Abdullah, one of the richest men in the history of the world, was carried in a simple white shroud to an unmarked grave on Friday in a Riyadh cemetery where many
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia\'s new king is expected to focus economic policy on creating jobs and multi-billion dollar infrastructure projects to prevent tumbling oil prices from causing social
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Uber, the U.S.-based online taxi-hailing company, has restarted services in India\'s capital after a ban following rape allegations against one of its drivers, but a government
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - The worst-ever Ebola epidemic is waning, but after ravaging three West African nations and spreading fear from Dallas to Madrid, it has hammered home the message that
SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen drifted deeper into political limbo on Friday after President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned in exasperation at a Houthi rebel takeover of the country, a move that appeared to
MUMBAI (Reuters) - A film looks set to whip up sentiment against immigrants in Mumbai, the country\'s financial capital, by lionising a deceased right-wing politician and endorsing his often divisive
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed on Friday what he said were Kiev\'s \"criminal orders\" for a surge in fighting in east Ukraine in which civilians have been killed.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The known death toll in the Ukraine conflict that began last April now exceeds 5,000 and may be far higher, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu\'s decision to accept an invitation to address the U.S. Congress just days before Israel\'s parliamentary election offers him invaluable pre-vote publicity, but
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman pledged on Friday to maintain existing energy and foreign policies then quickly moved to appoint younger men as his heirs, settling the succession for years to
BEIJING (Reuters) - Beijing plans to shut 300 companies this year to help reduce choking air pollution in the Chinese capital, the official Xinhua news agency said on Monday.
PATNA (Reuters) - A crude bomb exploded outside a courtroom in Bihar on Friday, killing two people and wounding ten, officials said, just days before Republic Day ceremonies that have been attacked in
Leaders from around the world react to the death of Saudi King Abdullah. Julie Noce reports.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia\'s new King Salman appointed a grandson of the founding monarch into the line of succession for the first time on Friday, moving fast after the death of King Abdullah to
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists will press on with a military offensive in east Ukraine and will not initiate ceasefire talks with the Ukrainian authorities, their leader was quoted as
GENEVA (Reuters) - The death toll in the conflict in Ukraine that began last April now exceeds 5,000 and may be far more, the United Nations human rights office said on Friday.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities dealt a double blow to ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her powerful family on Friday, banning her from politics for five years and proceeding with
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia\'s Interior Minister, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, a close friend of the United States and a scourge of Islamist militants, will be the country\'s first king from the third