SINGAPORE shares ended flat in listless Thursday trade as global trade friction heats up.

[ROME] Two people were killed and many others injured after a train derailed in the north of Italy close to Turin, Italian media said.

[MEXICO CITY] Hackers who targeted Mexico's interbank payment system made off with more than US$15 million in the past several weeks, the Bank of Mexico said Wednesday...

[NEW YORK] US stock indexes opened lower on Friday after data showed weaker-than-expected US jobs and wages growth in April, while unemployment rate dropped to a 17-1/2-year low.

[SOFIA, Bulgaria] Every day for the past 20 years, Lyudmil Kutev has lumbered three stories down the crumbling concrete steps of his Sofia apartment, descended into a basement Cold War bunker packed...

<p/> [NEW YORK] T-Mobile US Inc agreed to acquire Sprint Corp for US$26.5 billion in stock, a wager that the carriers can team up to build a next-generation wireless network and get a jump on...

MAINBOARD-LISTED preschool operator MindChamps PreSchool has entered into sale and purchase agreements for four early learning centres in Sydney, Australia for approximately A$12.9 million (S$13...

[MUMBAI] A consortium led by TPG is nearing an agreement to gain control of Fortis Healthcare, India's second-largest private hospital chain by market value, people with knowledge of the matter...

[SEOUL] North Korea on Saturday agreed to hold high-level talks with Seoul next week to discuss logistics for a rare inter-Korean summit, the South's Unification Ministry said, as a diplomatic...