TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his close ally, Finance Minister Taro Aso, faced growing pressure on Monday over a suspected cover-up of a cronyism scandal that has dogged the premier for more than a year.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 11:16:14
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A Bangladeshi aircraft carrying 67 passengers and four crew crashed on Monday while coming in to land at the airport in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, an airport official said, adding that 17 people on board had been rescued.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 11:12:43
Police are investigating a football club owner who allegedly marched on to the pitch armed with a weapon.
Posted 2018/03/12 11:04:00
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will chair a meeting of Britain's National Security Council on Monday to weigh how to respond to a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy who passed secrets to British intelligence.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 10:57:12
LONDON (Reuters) - Melrose Industries increased its hostile offer for GKN by around 10 percent to 8.1 billion pounds ($11.2 billion), trying to win over investors after the British engineering firm struck a rival deal of its own last week.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 10:47:42
ROME (Reuters) - Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi called on the defeated Democratic Party (PD) to help his centre-right bloc form a government, saying Italy had to avoid a swift return to the polls.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 10:44:17
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's top share index underperformed other European markets on Monday due to weak mining and energy stocks, while shares in takeaway company Just Eat were hit by a broker downgrade.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 09:45:00
At least 50 people have been killed after a plane crashed and burst into flames in Nepal, an army spokesman has said.
Posted 2018/03/12 08:55:00
Officials in Nepal say 49 people died and 22 were injured after a plane crashed and burst into flames.
Posted 2018/03/12 08:55:00
Country music star Tim McGraw has collapsed on stage during a show at the Country to Country festival in Ireland.
Posted 2018/03/12 08:41:00
LONDON (Reuters) - British comedian Ken Dodd, well-known to the country's television audiences for his spiky hair, buck teeth and "tickling stick", has died aged 90, his publicist said on Monday.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 07:28:16
A British-Iranian person has been jailed for six years on spying charges, according to reports in Iran.
Posted 2018/03/12 03:51:00
SALISBURY, England (Reuters) - British police have identified more than 200 witnesses and are looking at more than 240 pieces of evidence in their investigation into a nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter, interior minister Amber Rudd said on Saturday.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 03:37:10
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A relief rally swept across Asian share markets on Monday after the latest U.S. jobs report managed to impress with its strength while also easing fears of inflation and faster rate hikes, a neat feat that whetted risk appetites globally.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 02:41:00
YANGON (Reuters) - After driving nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country, Myanmar's military is building bases where some of their homes and mosques once stood, Amnesty International said on Monday, citing new evidence from satellite imagery.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 00:44:49
PARIS (Reuters) - High-end British department store Harvey Nichols will team up with online fashion retailer Farfetch to sell accessories and clothes through the platform as it looks to boost web sales, the companies said on Monday.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 00:34:37
LONDON (Reuters) - A record number of British energy customers switched supplier in February, data from industry group Energy UK showed on Monday.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 00:22:15
LONDON (Reuters) - British consumers tightened their belts in February, giving the weakest start to the year since 2012, figures from payments company Visa showed on Monday, raising the prospects that the broader economy will slow in the first quarter of 2018.Source
Posted 2018/03/12 00:18:07
All five passengers on a helicopter have been killed after it crashed into the East River off Manhattan.
Posted 2018/03/11 23:41:00
At least 16 people have died after a church in southern Rwanda was hit by lightning.
Posted 2018/03/11 20:06:00