The new European Commission led by EU veteran Jean-Claude Juncker formally took office Saturday, promising to \"get down to work\" as Europe faces a host of political and economic challenges.The agenda is heavy, with Juncker making it his first task ...
Hello Kitty, Japan\\u0027s global icon of cute, marked her 40th anniversary on Saturday with a human-size version of the feline character regaling fans at an upscale Tokyo department store and a theme park.The moon-faced creation, who has spawned a m
Chinese manufacturing growth slowed in October, the government said on Saturday, as the world\\u0027s second-largest economy expands at its weakest pace in five years.China\\u0027s official purchasing managers index (PMI), a measure of activity in th
Untapable, ridden by expectant mum Rosie Napravnik, capped a stellar season with a victory in the $2 million Distaff, the marquee race Friday on the opening day of the Breeders\\u0027 Cup.Overjoyed by the win, Napravnik blurted out her own good news,
Rival army factions were tussling over the future of Burkina Faso on Friday after deposed President Blaise Compaore reportedly fled the capital.Army chief Navere Honore Traore announced he was assuming power after an extraordinary week of violent pro
Haiti\\u0027s government announced it was postponing long-delayed legislative and municipal elections that had been due to be held Sunday, triggering protests by thousands of angry would-be voters. The vote is already three ye ...
Le gouvernement haïtien a officiellement annoncé le report des élections législatives et municipales qui devaient avoir lieu ce dimanche, une nouvelle qui était attendue au vu des difficultés à organise
NEW YORK, Oct 23, 2014 (AFP) - A US judge on Thursday deferred a decision on whether the United Nations can be sued over a deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti after hearing arguments for and against its immunity. Federal Judge Paul Oetken preside
New York, 23 oct 2014 (AFP) - Un juge new-yorkais a repoussé jeudi à une date non précisée sa décision de poursuivre ou non les Nations unies, accusées d'avoir réintroduit le choléra en Ha
PARIS, Oct 06, 2014 (AFP) - UNESCO on Monday scuttled claims that a wreck found off Haiti was Christopher Columbus's flagship from his first voyage to the Americas after experts determined it was that of a ship from a later period. Marine