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LAKE CONJOLA, Australia (Reuters) – White cinders, a few fins and melted board skins are all that remain of Australian surfer David Ford’s 260-strong collection of irreplaceable vintage surfboards....

LONDON (Reuters) – Lebanon’s caretaker finance minister has asked the central bank governor to hold off on a proposed swap of 2020 Eurobonds after ratings agencies warned it could constitute...

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China’s rising economic and political clout in Southeast Asia is a growing source of concern as U.S. influence wanes under President Donald Trump, according to a survey...

PARIS (Reuters) – French financial prosecutors said on Wednesday they had opened a preliminary investigation into the use of funds by former environment minister Segolene Royal in her role as ambassador...

(Reuters) – Puerto Rican bees are abandoning hives as weeks of earthquakes disrupt colonies, experts said, raising concerns that a subspecies seen as a possible solution to the global bee crisis...

TAGAYTAY, Philippines (Reuters) – Farmer Jack Imperial woke to a picture of devastation after ash spewed from a volcano in the Philippines – his verdant green pineapple field had been transformed...

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday the country’s 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers was among the “best deals” he could...

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Former Pope Benedict wants his name removed as co-author of a new book on the issue of priestly celibacy, his personal secretary said on Tuesday, in the latest twist in a...

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – At least 59 people were killed and many more were missing after avalanches in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir over the last 24 hours, senior government officials said on Tuesday....

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in hailed U.S. President Donald Trump for sending birthday wishes to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, describing it as “a great idea”...

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia is concerned about India’s new curbs on imports of palm oil after a diplomatic row, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday, but indicated he would...

ROME (Reuters) – The results of an upcoming regional vote will not decide the future of Italy’s national government and ruling parties will meet at the end of the month to set the executive’s...

EDMONTON, Alberta/TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his voice sometimes breaking, on Sunday told a vigil for some of those killed in an Iranian plane disaster that he would...

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombian police thwarted an assassination attempt against Rodrigo Londono, former commander of the demobilized FARC rebels better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, a senior...

DUBAI (Reuters) – Protests erupted across Iran for a second day on Sunday, increasing pressure on the Islamic Republic’s leadership after it admitted its military shot down a Ukrainian airliner...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) – Every morning as the sun rises over the dusty, overgrown ruins of the Haitian capital’s iconic cathedral, Paul Christandro, who lived nearby all his life, thinks...