RP Muslim separatists call cease-fire

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines, AFP Philippine Muslim separatist guerrillas have been ordered to silence their guns starting Tuesday ahead of peace negotiations with Manila, a rebel...

FTAA concerns indigenous Americans

OTTAWA, AFP Leaders of the indigenous peoples of the western hemisphere said Saturday they were "concerned that by the year 2005, state leaders are...

Japan’s LDP remains deadlocked over next PM

TOKYO, Reuters Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) was locked in a power struggle on Sunday over whom to back as the next prime...

Canadian sweepstakes scam artists hook victims

TACOMA, Washington, AP When an 81-year-old U.S. woman got word she had won a Canadian sweepstakes contest, she didn't remember sending in a check...

Blair agrees to put off poll over FMD

LONDON, Reuters British Prime Minister Tony Blair appeared on Sunday to have decided to put off a widely predicted May 3 general election and...

Hoddle finally unveiled as Tottenham’s new manager

LONDON, AFP Glenn Hoddle was finally unveiled as Tottenham’s new manager at a White Hart Lane press conference on Friday evening, the Press...

India thrash Australia after Tendulkar’s 10,000-run feat

INDORE, India, AFP Sachin Tendulkar surpassed 10,000 one-day runs during his 28th century to set up India’s 118-run victory over Australia in...

Formula One teams get taste of Sao Paulo violence

SAO PAULO, Brazil, AP Three Formula One teams, in Sao Paulo for the third Grand Prix race of the season, became victims of...

Barkley’s jersey number retired by 76ers

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, AFP With the backdrop of a potential comeback, Charles Barkley had his jersey No. 34 retired here Friday by the...

LA Dodgers sign local expatriate player

Staff Reporter The Los Angeles Dodgers have upped the ante in the race for Taiwan players by signing an expatriate four-year-old boy, The China...