A girl waits with her family for their flight at the Sanaa Airport March 28, 2015. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Diplomats, U.N. staff flee Yemen as Houthis advance

ADEN - Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen and the United Nations pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.  Full Article | Video 


Analysis - Even before any 'Brexit' vote, UK losing sway in Europe 8:12am BST

BRUSSELS - After decades of punching above its weight in Europe, Britain's influence in the European Union is waning, even before we know whether a promised referendum on "Brexit" will go ahead.


Singaporeans bid final farewell to founding father Lee

10:25am BST

SINGAPORE - Tens of thousands of people braved heavy rain and lined the streets of Singapore on Sunday to catch a last glimpse of founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew as his funeral procession wound through the country he helped build. | Video


Australia need 184 to win World Cup

8:47am BST

MELBOURNE - Australia dismissed New Zealand for a paltry 183 from 45 overs in the cricket World Cup final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday after Kiwi captain Brendon McCullum was bowled for a duck in Mitchell Starc's opening over.


Conservatives pledge 'seven-day NHS' services by 2020

28 Mar 2015

LONDON - Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, heading into what is set to be the tightest election in a generation, is expected to lay out plans to extend services available under the National Health Service to seven days a week by 2020.

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Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture - paper

6:31am BST

BERLIN - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name", a German daily said on Saturday. | Video


Greek PM Tsipras says he seeks no rift with Europe

28 Mar 2015

ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Saturday that he sought no rift with Europe after his cash-strapped country submitted a list of reforms to its lenders in a bid to secure much-needed funds.