KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - The Taleban and the United States (US) said on Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan, as the international coalition formally handed over control of the country's security to the Afghan army and police.
LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain's major food manufacturers and retailers have agreed to follow the same system of nutritional labelling as part of a government initiative to tackle obesity and poor diet and ease the financial burden on health services.
BORDEAUX (AFP) - Chinese wine importers have already started putting orders from France and other European countries on hold over fears of a hike in tariffs being triggered as part of a broader European Union (EU)-China trade dispute, say leading figures in the sector.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Chrysler announced on Tuesday that it would bow to the United States (US) safety regulator's pressure to recall 2.7 million Jeep Libertys and Jeep Grand Cherokees over a fire risk that caused dozens of deaths.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (REUTERS) - Russian President Vladimir Putin derailed Western efforts to remove Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad from power at the G8 summit on Tuesday and, hours after meeting United States (US) President Barack Obama, said the Kremlin might sell more arms to Syria.