Beijing: China has responded to international defiance of its new air defence zone in the East China Sea by deploying fighter jets to the area while simultaneously seeming to back down from earlier threats of military retaliation.
Holiday shopping in the United States this year is a marathon, not a sprint. More than a dozen major retailers from Target to Toys R Us opened on Thanksgiving Day and planned to stay open through Black Friday, the traditional start to the holiday shopping season.
Thirteen months after a deadly boat crash, safety standards are in question again.
World Cup qualifiers in Australia are under suspicion of having been fixed.
Beijing becomes the third Chinese city to launch a carbon trading scheme to regulate soaring CO2 emissions from its main power generators and manufacturers.
Indonesian police have now stopped any co-operation with Australia over counter-terrorism as a result of the phone tapping revelations in an indication that the crisis is escalating not diminishing.
Two high-profile Egyptian trials, both arising from years of turbulent protests, have delivered sharply contrasting sentences in the space of just a few months.
China's state news agency is reporting that China has sent warplanes into its newly declared maritime air defence zone.
World soccer governing body FIFA said Thursday it is trying to find out the extent of the damage caused by the collapse at the stadium hosting the 2014 World Cup opener and until then it won't be able to assess how much the accident will delay the venue's delivery.
Pope Francis on Thursday named his top assistant to look into the work of two commissions of inquiry he set up last summer to investigate the finances of the troubled Vatican bank and Holy See administration.
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