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Hong Kong (AFP) - The United States is likely to remain the world's largest market for diamonds for the next 15 years despite a growing appetite for the gems from China and India, leading producer De Beers said on Wednesday.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean border guards arrested an American man who they believe was attempting to swim across a river into rival North Korea, a South Korean defense official said Wednesday.
By Paul Sandle and Sarah Young CAERNARFON/YORK (Reuters) - Scotland's chance to vote for independence has lit hopes in other regions of Britain that a reworking of political ties might boost their chances of self-rule too. London-based parliamentarians have been wrong-footed by a late surge of support among Scottish voters planning to say 'Yes' on Sept. 18, and their consequent hurried promise to award Edinburgh more economic decision-making if it stays part of the union is being eyed by Manchester, Yorkshire and Wales. ...