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North Korea defector regains consciousness, video shows getaway under fire

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean border guards were only steps behind a fellow North Korean soldier when they opened fire and one briefly crossed the border pursuing the wounded defector as he dashed to the South Korean side, a video released on Wednesday by the U.N. Command (UNC) in Seoul showed.


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Posted 2017/11/22 06:58:34

Stocks rally on boost from strong global growth, earnings

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares joined a global rally to reach their highest in a decade on Wednesday as strong world growth and rising corporate profits lured hordes of investors into equities, while oil prices jumped closer to a recent 2-1/2 year top.


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Posted 2017/11/22 06:40:03

Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 (£75,500) to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday.


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Posted 2017/11/22 05:54:19

U.S. sanctions 13 Chinese and North Korean organisations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions against 13 Chinese and North Korean organisations Washington accused of helping evade nuclear restrictions against Pyongyang and supporting the country through trade of commodities like coal.


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Posted 2017/11/22 05:24:28

Uber paid hackers $100,000, concealed data stolen from 57 million accounts

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 (£75,500) to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider, the company said on Tuesday.


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Posted 2017/11/22 04:47:29

North Korea defector regains consciousness, video shows getaway under fire

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean border guards were only steps behind a North Korean soldier when they opened fire and one briefly crossed the border pursuing the wounded defector as he dashed to the South Korean side, a video released on Wednesday by the U.N. Command (UNC) in Seoul showed.


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Posted 2017/11/22 04:34:18

Stocks rally on boost from strong global growth, earnings

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares joined a global rally and scaled a fresh decade peak on Wednesday as strong world growth and rising corporate profits lured hordes of investors into equities, while oil prices jumped on expectations of a production cut.


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Posted 2017/11/22 02:58:06

David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol, dies aged 67

David Cassidy, whose role in the 1970s show The Partridge Family earned him teen heart-throb status, has died aged 67.
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Posted 2017/11/22 02:16:00

Boxed in by slow growth, Hammond readies budget

LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor Philip Hammond will announce on Wednesday how much he can afford to help unhappy voters as he faces a potentially sharp deterioration in the economy's growth prospects.


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Posted 2017/11/22 01:00:29

UK government failed to protect consumers over Hinkley nuclear deal – lawmakers

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's government failed to protect energy consumers when agreeing a deal to build the Hinkley C nuclear power station and should reevaluate the case for investing in more atomic plants, a UK parliamentary committee said on Wednesday.


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Posted 2017/11/22 00:39:39

German political grandees press parties to compromise for stability

BERLIN (Reuters) - Two veteran allies of Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to Germany's parties on Tuesday to strike a compromise and form a stable government that could drag Europe's biggest economy out of a political impasse.


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Posted 2017/11/22 00:16:16

UK government averts Brexit rebellion, giving ground on EU rights plan

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's government averted a rebellion in parliament on Tuesday over plans to ditch the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights, promising to review its approach and make changes if needed.


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Posted 2017/11/21 22:45:40

Hackers stole details of 57m users, Uber admits

Hackers stole data belonging to 57 million Uber users in 2016 - but the company kept it quiet, its boss has admitted.
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Posted 2017/11/21 22:39:00

Britain to detail Brexit bill when EU agrees to move talks forward

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will only detail how big a divorce settlement Britain is willing to pay the EU when the bloc gives a commitment to moving talks forward, according to a plan rubber-stamped by even her most pro-Brexit ministers.


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Posted 2017/11/21 20:48:26

Arm found thought to be from missing journalist

An arm found in the sea near Copenhagen may belong to beheaded journalist Kim Wall, Danish police have said.
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Posted 2017/11/21 16:39:00

Celebrations as Zimbabwe awaits Mugabe successor

Wild celebrations have continued on the streets of Zimbabwe, with people dancing and singing well into the night following Robert Mugabe's resignation.
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Posted 2017/11/21 15:45:00

Aussies kick off war of words ahead of Ashes

The traditional war of words ahead of the Ashes has begun after former England wicketkeeper Matt Prior defended himself against accusations of cowardice from Australia's Nathan Lyon.
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Posted 2017/11/21 13:02:00

Teen bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria

At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, according to police.
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Posted 2017/11/21 09:45:00

Gerry Adams to step down as Sinn Fein leader after 34 years

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams, a key figure in the political life of Ireland for almost 50 years, said on Saturday he will step down as party leader and complete a generational shift in the former political wing of the Irish Republican Army (IRA).


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Posted 2017/11/18 21:43:07

After Macron meeting, Hariri says will clarify position in Lebanon

PARIS (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week.


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Posted 2017/11/18 20:39:00