Shift of price advantage leaves Mideast companies less likely to build more chemicals and plastics plants which in turn spawn new industries and jobs
Russian-made plane crashes into residential district in the capital, killing the pilot, according to AFP news agency.
Officials say explosion that left 28 miners dead in southwest Sichuan province caused by a lack of ventilation.
Partial results show former prime minister Boiko Borisov's GERB party narrowly ahead, followed by the socialist BSP.
Groundbreaking ruling by court of final appeals will force government to rewrite city's marriage laws.
Family dispute suicide autopsy report for scientist who believed he was endangering US security by working with China.
Ilich Ramirez Sanchez to appear in Paris court to appeal against conviction over a series of deadly bombings in France.
Park Geun-hye apologises after spokesman sacked over claims he sexually harassed intern during president's visit to US.
Security forces placed on heightened alert as voters choose thousands of local leaders and national legislators.
Government issues ultimatum to Manila following fatal shooting of Taiwanese fisherman in disputed water.
Spanish police capture Andrew Moran, convicted of armed robbery, after sneaking up on him sunbathing in Alicante.
Republican wants whistleblowers to reveal new information about last year's attack on US diplomatic post in Libya.
Police say at least 12 people, including a 10-year-old, shot during a Mother's Day parade in the city's 7th Ward.
Broad investigation urged after IRS admission it applied extra scrutiny of conservative groups during 2012 elections.
Man who contracted SARS-like virus after sharing ward with infected patient in France facing "deteriorating health".
Manchester United fans give retiring manager a rapturous send off as last home match ends with victory against Swansea.
Foreign Minister Davutoglu says deadly bombing near border breached Turkey's "red line" as Syria rejects responsibility.
Leader deposed in 1999 coup "holding talks" to form new government following his party's strong showing in election.
Sainthood bestowed on first Colombian, second female Mexican and 800 Italians who refused to convert to Islam in 1480.
Rafael Nadal claims his fifth title since return from injury, downing Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-4 in Barcelona.