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Italian reporter abducted in Syria is freed

09/09/2013 2:23am
An Italian war reporter and a Belgian writer who were kidnapped in Syria in April were freed on Sunday, the Italian government said.

UK PM Cameron leaves his papers in public on train

09/09/2013 2:43am
Downing Street officials say Britain's secrets weren't at risk despite a photograph showing Prime Minister David Cameron's official red box of papers left in public view on a train table.

GSK sells Lucozade, Ribena to Japan's Suntory

09/09/2013 4:52am
GlaxoSmithKline says it has sold its line of Lucozade and Ribena drinks brands to Suntory of Japan as part of the British company's effort to focus on its core pharmaceutical and health-care businesses.

Hybrids, concept cars generate auto show buzz

09/09/2013 10:33am
Here are 10 of the most eagerly awaited new cars going on display at the Frankfurt Auto Show. The show opens to journalists on Tuesday, industry visitors on Thursday and the public on Saturday. It runs through Sept. 22.

NSA evidence may be key to Hammarskjold mystery

09/09/2013 11:22am
America's National Security Agency may hold crucial evidence about one of the greatest unsolved mysteries of the Cold War _ the cause of the 1961 plane crash which killed United Nations Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold, a commission of prominent jurists says.

Costume National returns to Milan runways

09/09/2013 11:36am
The Milan Fashion Chamber has claimed a victory in its efforts to reinvigorate fashion week, with Costume National's decision to preview its next women's collection in Milan after two decades in Paris.

Russia presses UN to report on Syria attack risks

09/09/2013 12:17pm
Russia and the United States clashed Monday over the nuclear hazards posed by any U.S. attack on Syria, with Moscow pressing the U.N. atomic agency for a quick assessment of such dangers and the U.S. dismissing the request as outside of the agency's authority.

Lawmakers grill BBC bosses over payoff row

09/09/2013 1:37pm
The former director of the BBC on Monday defended his tenure in front of lawmakers looking into oversized executive payoffs at the public broadcaster, insisting he had the support of other bosses when he approved the payments.

Partial count: Right bloc wins Norway election

09/09/2013 1:54pm
A partial count of Monday's parliamentary election indicates a center-right coalition led by the Conservative Party will take power in Norway for the first time since 2005, ousting the current Labor-led government.