25 May 2013 : IMF chief Christine Lagarde avoided immediate charges Friday but was named an "assisted witness" after French prosecutors grilled her for two days over a state payout to a disgraced tycoon when she was finance minister.
25 May 2013 : The vast majority of businesses would welcome more global cooperation and guidance from tax authorities on what is acceptable for tax planning even if this provides less opportunity to reduce tax liabilities across borders, notes the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR).
24 May 2013 : LONDON - Two men have been arrested after a Pakistani passenger jet bound for Manchester in northern England was diverted to London Stansted, Britain's designated counter-terrorism airport.
24 May 2013 : A woman known in her social network as "Captain Notto" has admitted that she has simply been wearing a uniform and pretending to be in the army for the past two years.
24 May 2013 : The European Commission said Friday that it will ban for two years beginning in December pesticides blamed for killing the bees that pollinate food and fruit crops.
24 May 2013 : CHACHOENGSAO – Police are hunting for suspects after finding almost a million methamphetamine pills and 19 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine, or "ice" with a street value of almost 400 million baht.
24 May 2013 : Red-shirt supporters of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra from various northeastern provinces have begun converging on Thung Srimuang open ground in Muang district of Udon Thani province for a "bring Thaksin home" rally, reports said.
24 May 2013 : The cabinet has appointed representatives to the joint working group with Cambodia on border development and transportation links.
24 May 2013 : Another suspect in the murder of the chief administrator of the Khon Kaen provincial administration organisation (PAO) has been arrested, deputy police chief Pansiri Prapawat said on Friday.
24 May 2013 : North Korea's authorities have opened the border town of Sinuiju to Western tourists, Chinese-based travel agencies said, despite international tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear test in February.