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  • Taliban suicide bombers die in attack on international zone in Kabul

    KABUL (Reuters) - Four Afghan Taliban suicide bombers died when a group of the militants tried to storm an international zone in Kabul on Wednesday in the latest high-profile assault aimed at foreign targets in Afghanistan. The attackers tried to break...
  • Early signs of a floor under China's sinking property market

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Even as China's home prices suffered their biggest annual fall in nearly four years in October, there are early indications the worst might have passed as property sales, investment and construction all show some signs of recovery....
  • Deregulation at heart of Japan's new robotics revolution

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Neurosurgeon Tetsuya Goto had just begun testing a robot to perform brain surgery when he discovered Japan was moving to tighten regulations that would shut down his seven-year project.     Over the next dozen years he watched in...
  • China: Rubio's invitation to presidency

    The climate-change treaty with China will define President Obama, and perhaps U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. The president will soon reveal his skill in solving a global dilemma, while Rubio is positioned to counter his rival for the Republican nomination, Rand...
  • Congress should allow fast-track trade authority: Their Take

    Fast-track trade [Last] week's pledges by U.S. and Chinese leaders to cut carbon emissions overshadowed a meeting of the minds on trade that could pay dividends more quickly. They include an agreement on tariffs for high-tech goods that could boost...
  • Exclusive: Iran uses China bank to transfer funds to Quds-linked companies – report

    NEW YORK/LONDON/SHENZHEN (Reuters) - There is no trace of Shenzhen Lanhao Days Electronic Technology Co Ltd at its listed address in the beige and pink-tiled "Fragrant Villa" apartment complex in this southern Chinese city. The building's managers say...
  • Myanmar parliament chief throws doubt on Suu Kyi's presidential chances

    YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's constitution cannot be changed until after next year's general election, the speaker of parliament said, casting doubt on the chances of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi becoming president and the military's political power...
  • Otani cutting his teeth in Japan but MLB beckons

    SAPPORO Japan (Reuters) - Shohei Otani has made waves in Japan by throwing strikes and smashing home runs for the Nippon Ham Fighters, but the 'Double Sworded Samurai' may have to give up one of his weapons if he is to realize his dream of making it big...
  • Under Modi, Israel and India forge deeper business ties

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - At the UN General Assembly in New York last September, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu set aside time for a critical meeting. But it wasn't President Barack Obama he was keen to see. It was Indian Prime Minister Narendra...
  • Middle-earth meets Middle Kingdom in NZ-China TV deal

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - China and New Zealand are to sign a deal which will make it easier to produce television content in the two countries, enabling the South Pacific island nation to showcase its natural landscape to lure more tourists. The agreement,...
  • Australia tightens asylum seekers access, leaves refugees in Indonesia

    SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Australia's conservative government on Wednesday defended its decision to stop asylum seekers passing through Indonesia from settling in Australia, a move that could leave Indonesia with thousands of refugees from the Middle...