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Death toll mounts in renewed Cairo clashes

A fresh wave of clashes between opponents and supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi in central Cairo overnight Monday has left at least six people dead, as Islamists vow to continue protests until he is reinstated. By News Wires (text) Clashes between supporters and opponents of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in and around Cairo overnight left at least six ...

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Duchess of Cambridge and royal baby ‘doing well’

The royal baby and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are said to be “doing well” amid hopes that the world will get its first glimpse of the future king later today. 560 315 TelegraphPlayer_10196561 11:11AM BST 23 Jul 2013 Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to the future king Both the Duke and the Duchess stayed overnight in the private ...

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Fukushima operator acknowledges plant leaks

The operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant has said contaminated ground water had likely been flowing into the sea, acknowledging such a leakage for the first time. Tokyo Electric Power Co, or Tepco, also came under fire on Monday for the revelation that the number of plant workers with thyroid radiation…

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US Stocks End Higher, Helped by Gold Miners

NEW YORK — The stock market is closing at a record high despite a disappointing quarterly performance from McDonald’s. A big week for corporate results began Monday with second-quarter earnings for the hamburger chain falling short of Wall Street’s expectations. But the price of gold broke above the $1,300 mark for the first time in a month, and gave mining ...

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Portuguese govt to stay in power for crisis

LISBON — Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva on Sunday said the coalition government will stay in power until the end of their term in 2015, rejecting calls for snap elections to resolve a political crisis eroding Lisbon’s credibility with lenders and investors. In a televised nationwide speech Presient Cavaco Silva said that a snap election will not solve…

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