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Suicide bomber kills five in attack on British embassy car in Kabul

Suicide bomber kills five in attack on British embassy car in Kabul

The blast in the east of Kabul wounded 33 people, including many bystanders, the latest in a wave of bombings to hit the city as the majority of foreign combat troops prepare to withdraw from the country by the end of the year.
Angola's dos Santos sticks to her bid price for Portugal Telecom

Angola's dos Santos sticks to her bid price for Portugal Telecom

The source close to dos Santos said the offer by her Terra Peregrin company - which values the whole Portugal Telecom holding company at 1.21 billion euros ($1.51 billion) - already incorporates a premium to shareholders.
Prince William to make first UK royal visit to China in 30 years

Prince William to make first UK royal visit to China in 30 years

William, Queen Elizabeth's grandson and second-in-line to the throne, will leave for a three-day trip to Japan in late February before heading to China.
Namibia's ruling SWAPO party set to dominate Friday poll

Namibia's ruling SWAPO party set to dominate Friday poll

The former liberation movement turned governing party has kept its widespread support at the helm of one of Africa's healthiest economies - though dissent is growing over persistent poverty, inequality and a housing shortage.
Ebola vaccine from Glaxo passes early safety test

Ebola vaccine from Glaxo passes early safety test

The trial, which began on Sept. 2 and will monitor the volunteers for 48 weeks, is primarily aimed at assessing how safe the vaccine is. But the immune response offered hope that it would also be effective.