Mar 18, 2013 11:19 EDT
Iranian and foreign nuclear experts gathered in Istanbul on Monday to discuss Tehran's controversial atomic programme, a European Union spokeswoman said.
Mar 18, 2013 11:13 EDT
Rio-based Flamengo said Monday they have appointed former Brazil international Jorginho to replace Dorival Junior after the latter refused to accept a pay cut.
Mar 18, 2013 11:01 EDT
Pope Francis received compatriot President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina in the Vatican on Monday in his first meeting with a head of state as world leaders arrived in Rome ahead of his inauguration mass.
Mar 18, 2013 10:14 EDT
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Monday opened the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) evaluation team's visit to Madrid by claiming the city deserves the right to host the 2020 Olympic Games.
Mar 18, 2013 08:38 EDT
Japan has seized aluminium alloy rods which can be used to make nuclear centrifuges from a Singapore-flagged ship which was carrying cargo from North Korea, a government spokesman said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 08:19 EDT
Russia said Monday it saw "no concession" in the US decision to abandon the final phase of its missile shield for Europe in favour of deploying new interceptors against a possible attack from North Korea.
Mar 18, 2013 07:45 EDT
Russian President Vladimir Putin and China's new leader Xi Jinping will this week discuss political and economic issues during the Chinese president's first foreign visit, the Kremlin said on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 07:34 EDT
Asian markets tumbled on Monday and the euro sank as eurozone fears returned on news that Cyprus was planning to tax bank depositors as part of a controversial bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 07:24 EDT
Sri Lanka's president opened the country's second international airport on Monday, intended to help spur a new economic hub and act as a gateway to the island's southeast.
Mar 18, 2013 07:18 EDT
The number of dead pigs found in a river running through China's commercial hub Shanghai had reached more than 13,000, the government and state media said Monday, as mystery deepened over the hogs' precise origin.
Mar 18, 2013 06:48 EDT
China's 14-year-old prodigy Guan Tianlang has set his sights sky-high by aiming to become the first player to claim golf's legendary 'grand slam': winning all four majors in the same year.
Mar 18, 2013 06:25 EDT
The unprofitable mobile technology venture between Ericsson and STMicroelectronics, ST-Ericsson, said Monday it would axe 1,600 jobs after splitting the operation.
Mar 18, 2013 06:24 EDT
China has overtaken Britain to become the world's fifth largest arms exporter with five percent of the global trade, its highest position since the Cold War, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 06:18 EDT
Cyprus President Nico Anastasiades was Monday seeking the backing of MPs for an EU bailout deal that slaps a levy on bank savings under harsh terms that have jolted global markets and raised fears of a new eurozone debt crisis.
Mar 18, 2013 05:53 EDT
Talks resume Monday on a United Nations treaty to regulate the sale of conventional arms -- amid roadblocks put up by some of the world's key players.
Mar 18, 2013 05:33 EDT
World leaders arrived in Rome ahead of an inauguration mass for Pope Francis who receives compatriot President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina on Monday in his first meeting with a head of state.
Mar 18, 2013 04:23 EDT
Cheon Joon-Sahng may not look like an elite warrior, but the shy, South Korean high school student has been fully trained for a frontline role in any future cyber battle with North Korea.
Mar 18, 2013 04:01 EDT
China has overtaken Britain to become the world's fifth-largest arms exporter with five percent of the global trade, its highest position since the Cold War, a Swedish think-tank said.
Mar 18, 2013 03:47 EDT
A smartphone that can take the pulse of a user just by looking at his or her face has been unveiled in Japan.
Mar 18, 2013 03:36 EDT
Russia said on Monday it saw "no concession" in the US decision to abandon the final phase of its missile shield for Europe while deploying new interceptors against a possible attack from North Korea.