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Italian and U.S. police have launched a coordinated crackdown against major crime families who were looking to rebuild their Mafia powerbase in Sicily, Italian investigators said on Wednesday.
Since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003, the fortified area located in the Karkh district in central Baghdad has been largely off limits to ordinary Iraqis due to security concerns but over the years restrictions have loosened.
Amazon has reached a deal with Germany's anti-trust authority to overhaul its terms of service for third-party merchants, acting to appease regulators as the European Union announced its own investigation of the e-commerce giant.
European car sales dropped 7.9% in June, led by bigger declines for Nissan, Volvo and Fiat Chrysler, according to industry data published on Wednesday.
Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving and retired officers, politicians and security analysts.
An EU-funded project has placed Cyprus on the frontline in dealing with an invasion of marauding lionfish which have munched their way through the eastern Mediterranean in the past five years.
New Zealand shop Gun City, which sold weapons to the man accused of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 51 people and injured dozens, aroused community concerns on Wednesday with plans for a mega store in the South Island city.
Sudan's ruling military council and an opposition alliance signed a political accord on Wednesday as part of a power-sharing deal aimed at leading the country nation to democracy.
Tech stocks outperformed lacklustre European share markets on Wednesday after ASML beat forecasts with its Q2 results and Ericsson said it's on track to its 2020 targets. As David Pollard reports, tech was also set to dominate sentiment on Wall Stre
Swatch Group earnings are sharply down, and the watchmaker's troubles may be connected to the political turmoil in Hong Kong - the biggest export market for Swiss timepieces.
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation from the global crisis lender on Tuesday. As she heads for the ECB, the race to succeed her at the IMF has already begun.
The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions on the Myanmar military’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders it said were responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them from entry to the United St
Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again.
Facebook got a lashing by Senate lawmakers from both sides of the aisle on Tuesday over plans for its cryptocurrency and from House lawmakers investigating big tech’s monopoly in the digital space. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.
Tempers flared in the hours leading up to a vote on a symbolic resolution that mainly split along party lines, the culmination of three days of outrage sparked by a Trump tweetstorm that diverted attention from all other business in Washington. Chris
North Korea said it is considering resuming nuclear testing in a dispute with the United States over its plans to hold military exercises with South Korea.
Wall Street stocks edged lower Tuesday as bank earnings added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening profits. As Fred Katayama reports, U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on trade also weighed on investor sentiment.
As Facebook came under fire before a Senate hearing Tuesday, Vespula Capital's Jeff Tomasulo tells Reuters' Fred Katayama he wonders how anyone could trust Facebook and its new currency.
A resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s racially charged attacks on four Democratic congresswomen was headed for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, with Trump pressuring his fellow Republicans to oppose it.
The doctors who performed surgery on two-year-old twins joined at the head describe how they separated their skulls, brains and blood vessels.