TOKYO (Reuters) - This week's turbulence in Tokyo markets exposes a key risk of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's all-in strategy to revive Japan's economy - if investor confidence falters, the government and the Bank of Japan may be left with few options to...
Vkontakte, Russia’s biggest social networking site, was put on a state registry of blacklisted websites by mistake earlier today, a spokesman for Russia's telecoms watchdog Roskomnadzor said.
When will we ever learn?
A time capsule was laid Friday to mark the start of construction at the site of the 2015 European basketball championships arena in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev.
Russia and the United States may set up joint working groups to counter emerging crime threats, Russia’s Interior Minister said at the end of a working visit to the United States.
An earthquake measuring 8.2 on the Richter scale struck Russia’s Far East on Friday, with slight tremors felt thousands of miles away in Moscow.
Stunning statistics suggest he has done as much to increase private gun ownership as anyone in U.S. history.
Berlin (Reuters) - Private consumption helped Germany eke out meager economic growth of 0.1 in the first quarter of the year, compensating for declines in exports and investment in Europe's largest economy, data showed on Friday.
A Kiev District Court has banned the holding of any non-official public events, including a gay pride (LGBT) parade, on May 25.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. actress Amanda Bynes was arrested in New York City on Thursday after she allegedly threw a bong out the window of a midtown Manhattan apartment building, a police official said.
A brief look at what is in the Russian papers today
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Japanese stocks turned negative on Friday and the yen reversed early losses, keeping intact worries that the Nikkei's largest one-day drop in two years may be the start of a bigger rout.
DETROIT (Reuters) - As part of his efforts to solve Detroit's financial crisis, the city's emergency manager Kevyn Orr has asked for an appraisal of the collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts, sparking fears in artistic and philanthropic circles t...
Venezuela’s state-owned oil and gas company PdVSA and Russian state oil company Rosneft have signed documents to form a joint venture, Petrovictoria, the giants told reporters.
(Reuters) - A magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck in Northern California on Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A bridge over the Skagit River along an interstate highway partially collapsed in the US state of Washington, leaving cars with people in the water, US media reported.
(Reuters) - Part of a freeway bridge over the Skagit River in Washington state collapsed on Thursday, sending vehicles falling into the water below, an emergency dispatcher said.
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