фыва Battle rages in Aleppo as Russia urges Syria unity
DAMASCUS: Fighting for control of a key army base in Aleppo raged on, as Russia tried to revive a divisive accord on ending the bloodshed that calls for a government of unity in Syria.
Qantas pins Asia, profit hopes on Emirates deal
SYDNEY: Embattled Australian carrier Qantas said Sunday its lagging international business was expected to break even again from 2014 after a tie-up with Emirates it hopes will help it refocus on Asia.
China industrial output rose 8.9% year-on-year in August
BEIJING: Production at China's factories, workshops and mines weakened in August, the government said Sunday, in a fresh sign of slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
Mass protest in Japan against US hybrid aircraft
TOKYO: Tens of thousands of people rallied on Japan's southern island of Okinawa Sunday against the deployment of US Osprey military aircraft after a series of accidents elsewhere involving the planes.
China's slowdown fears deepen as output weakens
BEIJING: China's industrial output weakened in August to its lowest level in more than three years, official data showed Sunday, in the latest sign of a deepening slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
Germany keeps up austerity drive after ECB help
BERLIN: Germany's finance minister warned Sunday that debt-laden eurozone states must stick to promised reforms and cuts despite last week's offer of help from the European Central Bank that calmed markets.
Olympics: London to bid Paralympic Games farewell
LONDON: The Paralympic flame will be extinguished in London on Sunday after the final day of competition at the Games, bringing down the curtain on a summer of elite sport in the British capital.
Golf: Mickelson charges into share of BMW lead
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Phil Mickelson fired 10 birdies in an eight-under par 64, enough to seize a share of the third-round lead when Vijay Singh bogeyed the last at the BMW Championship.
No China-Philippines talks at APEC summit
VLADIVOSTOK, Russia - Philippine President Benigno Aquino failed to meet his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao at a regional summit on Sunday, Manila's foreign secretary said, amid deep tensions over a maritime row.
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