Seoul: South Korea has delayed a proposed tax on vehicle carbon emissions by over five years to the end of 2020, amid pressure from domestic and US car makers who fear the levy would curb sales
Mexico City: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto touted Monday a sharp drop in drug-related murders, fewer kidnappings and a tougher crackdown on money laundering in his second state of the
Tokyo: Workers employed in decommissioning the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant are to sue operator Tokyo Electric Power and some subcontractors, demanding millions of yen in unpaid
Moscow: A reported comment by President Vladimir Putin that Russia could capture Ukraine`s capital Kiev within two weeks was taken out of context, Itar-Tass news agency quoted a Kremlin foreign
Wellington: New Zealand police said Tuesday they will proceed with a criminal investigation into the catastrophic collapse of an office block in the 2011 Christchurch earthquake which claimed
Beirut: Syrian rebels clashed with government troops in the Golan Heights, where al Qaeda-linked insurgents abducted UN peacekeepers last week, activists said.
The fighting was
Cairo: A Libyan security official says clashes in the eastern city of Benghazi between Islamists and rival fighters loyal to a renegade general have killed 31 on both sides.
France: A French court was to decide Tuesday whether actress Julie Gayet, whose affair with President Francois Hollande made waves worldwide, had her privacy breached by a photographer who
Dubai: A top Islamic organization in Egypt has reportedly issued a fatwa against online chat between unrelated men and women in the country after it declared such chats to be religiously
Suva: Fiji revealed for the first time today the demands being made by al-Qaeda-linked Syria rebels who took more than 40 UN peacekeepers hostage in the Golan Heights last week.
Mogadishu: US military forces launched air strikes against the leader of Somalia`s al Qaeda-linked Shebab, the government said Tuesday, but gave no details if the attack was successful.
Baghdad: The joint forces of Iraqi Shia militants and Kurds are advancing against Islamist State militants, a day after Iraq military took control of the Shiite town of Amerli from jihadists,
Sydney: Australia is set to step up its partnership with NATO, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, as the country pursues a bigger roll in global crises from Iraq and Syria to Ukraine.
Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to reshuffle his cabinet on Wednesday in a bid to re-energise his economic and security agenda after once stellar approval ratings began to
London: China has reportedly accused British MPs of meddling in Hong Kong`s affairs.
The Chinese Foreign Affairs Committee, in a strongly worded letter, accuses its UK counterpart of
Beijing: Eight people were killed and 24 others went missing after rainstorms and landslides hit China's southwestern Chongqing Municipality.
More than 500 professional rescuers,
Hong Kong: Hong Kong police have arrested at least 22 people during a series of protests targeting a senior Chinese official visiting the city, authorities said Tuesday.
The city has been
Maseru: Lesotho`s Prime Minister is set to return home Tuesday after three days in exile in neighbouring South Africa, as regional mediators seek to reinstall him to power after an apparent
Beijing: At least two persons were killed when a fire broke out at a shopping center fire in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
The fire broke out at around 9 p.M. In
Kiev: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Western powers Tuesday "there is no military solution" to the Ukraine crisis, after the government in Kiev accused Russia of launching a "great war
Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Tuesday said "extreme force" was justified in battling Islamic State militants, as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called the extremists` reign
Sydney: An Australian has been charged with sexually abusing twins he fathered with a Thai surrogate, reports said Tuesday, the second case in as many months to ignite debate about commercial
Hong Kong (Reuters) - A well-respected Hong Kong newspaper has axed a weekly column by a political activist and hedge fund manager as the Asian financial centre braces for a wave of protests
Jayapura: Two French journalists arrested in Indonesia`s Papua while reporting on the separatist movement are likely to go on trial, their lawyer said Tuesday, with the pair facing up to five
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Showbiz World - September 2, 2014
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