Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:55:15 GMTPernod Ricard , the world's second-largest spirits group, has agreed to buy a majority stake in Smooth Ambler Spirits, the U.S. maker of Old Scout bourbon and Greenbrier gin, further strengthening its portfolio of premium craft spirits.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:45:29 GMTSouth Korean lawmakers voted overwhelmingly on Friday to impeach President Park Geun-hye over an influence-peddling scandal, setting the stage for her to become the country's first elected leader to be expelled from office in disgrace.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:40:30 GMTSouth Korea will step up cooperation with allies to respond to North Korea's nuclear threat, Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Friday in his first speech after parliament impeached President Park Geun-hye.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:40:12 GMTMore than 1,000 Russian athletes competing in summer, winter and paralympic sport were involved in or benefited from an institutional conspiracy to conceal positive doping tests, a WADA report said on Friday.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:23:53 GMTAnti-Islam Dutch MP Geert Wilders was Friday found guilty of discrimination by a Dutch court, but acquitted on a charge of hate speech for his 2014 comments about Moroccans.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:15:25 GMTWhen Donald Trump takes over as president on Jan. 20, one of the first business tax breaks he delivers is likely to go to the U.S. medical device industry and companies like Mark Throdahl's.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:06:27 GMTChina's difficulties in bringing home graft suspects who fled abroad have prompted tighter measures against illegal moves of capital and people beyond its borders, the government said on Friday.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:06:04 GMTBangladesh labour activists said on Friday they had joined a lawsuit in Switzerland against world soccer body FIFA for allegedly failing to use its influence to ensure people working on 2022 World Cup facilities in Qatar are treated fairly.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:22:01 GMTDuterte will visit Cambodia on Dec 13 and 14 at the invitation of King Norodom Sihamoni, and then head to Singapore on Dec 15 and 16 at the invitation of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 11:27:35 GMTJapan will launch a cargo ship on Friday (Dec 9) bound for the International Space Station, carrying a 'space junk' collector that was made with the help of a fishnet company.