Salvation Army becomes big stock market player

SYDNEY, Australia, AP Australia’s richest and most popular charity has become a major force on the Australian stock market, investing millions of dollars...

Ousted Thai senator in line for election role

BANGKOK, Thailand, AP A former senator who was disqualified for electoral fraud is on the shortlist for an independent commission responsible...

Skopje ignores NATO, resumes fire

ILINDEN, Macedonia, Reuters Macedonia resumed its assault on a village held by ethnic Albanian guerrillas on Saturday despite a blunt NATO warning to...

Police quell N. Ireland

BELFAST, Reuters BELFAST, Reuters Northern Ireland police and British troops restored calm to a Belfast flashpoint area on Friday after a second night...

Envoys struggle to save Mideast truce

JERUSALEM, Reuters U.S. and European envoys were meeting Israeli leaders on Friday as the world community rallied to bolster a fragile Israeli Palestinian truce...

Malaysian group threatened

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, AP Officials from Malaysia’s ruling party on Friday demanded that the government of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad crack down on a...

Caiman captured in Central Park

NEW YORK, AP A day after a television crew captured a Central Park caiman on videotape, a Florida wildlife worker and his wife used...

Davenport heads to Eastbourne final

EASTBOURNE, England, AFP Lindsay Davenport won 10 of the last 11 games Friday to whip Chanda Rubin 6 1, 6-1 for a place...

Bush’s environment plan gives states leverage

PELHAM, Alabama, Reuters By Randall Mikkelsen President George W. Bush promoted his plan to give states more power over environmental spending on Thursday as a poll...

Resignations called for in face of economic crisis

The China Post staff Continued release of embarrassing economic data is prompting opposition lawmakers to exert pressure on Cabinet officials to take responsibility for...