- Iran’s Charm Offensive: Nuclear Deal Proposal Has Negotiators Hooked
October 16 2013 5:12 AM
For the first time, “very detailed technical discussions” were carried out on Tuesday in Geneva between Tehran and world powers.
- Glenn Greenwald Exits Guardian For New Venture
October 16 2013 1:49 AM
The journalist who broke stories about NSA surveillance is reportedly set to join a new media venture funded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar.
- Tues US Futures Point To Higher Open
October 15 2013 6:34 AM
Investors seem cautiously optimistic that Congress will ink a deal to end the US government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling.
- German ZEW Sentiment At Its Highest In 3 Years
October 15 2013 6:09 AM
While German sentiment shot up, inflation in the UK inched up but not enough to convince analysts to mark the start of an upward trend.
- Ethnic Violence In Moscow Exposes Anger Against Illegal Immigrants
October 15 2013 4:23 AM
A mob, chanting “Russia for Russians,” violently protested the killing of a Russian by a man allegedly from the North Caucasus.
- American Economists Win Nobel Prize For Asset-Pricing Research
October 15 2013 1:46 AM
The independent findings of Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller transformed the way financial markets are evaluated.
- Kerry Visits Afghanistan To Surmount Security-Deal Impasse
October 12 2013 11:27 PM
The U.S. wants a security deal this month, but Afghan President Hamid Karzai wants to stall it until after the presidential election next April.
- China’s Trade Surplus In September Narrows To $15.2 Billion
October 11 2013 11:36 PM
The country’s exports fell a surprising 0.3 percent in September on a year-on-year basis.
- September Inflation Drops In Italy, Spain; Remains Flat In Germany
October 11 2013 6:16 AM
While inflation in Germany, Italy and Spain rose in September on a yearly basis, the rate of increase slowed compared to August.
- Times Are Tough But The IMF Has Found A Way To Fund Poor Nations
October 11 2013 4:46 AM
As prices soared, sale of gold between 2009 and 2010 reaped $10.6 billion in profits for the IMF.
- CIA's Doubts About Snowden Never Reached NSA
October 11 2013 1:54 AM
Edward Snowden’s CIA supervisor in Geneva wrote a cautionary note about him that was never forwarded to the NSA.
- Greek Jobless Rate Not Getting Better
October 10 2013 8:27 AM
The July unemployment rate in the struggling nation was 10 percent higher than it was in the same period last year.
- JAL's Boeing 787 Dreamliner Woes Continue
October 10 2013 7:17 AM
Japan Airlines diverted two of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner flights bound to Tokyo from San Diego and Moscow following electrical glitches.
- US, Vietnam Seal Nuclear Energy Deal
October 10 2013 5:26 AM
Vietnam, slated to be a developed nation by 2020, has also partnered with Russia to build its first nuclear power plant.
- Snowden’s Father Arrives In Russia To Visit Son
October 10 2013 3:22 AM
Snowden’s father said his son is trying to remain “healthy and safe,” while his lawyer said he is seeking a job in Russia.
- US Suspends Military Aid To Egypt
October 10 2013 1:44 AM
Halted aid includes Apache helicopters, Harpoon missiles, F-16 fighter jets, M1A1 tank parts and about $260 million in economic assistance.
- Brazil Angry Over Canada's Spying On Energy Ministry
October 08 2013 5:54 AM
Dilma Rousseff said Canada violated her country’s sovereignty, after Snowden documents revealed economic espionage.
- Indonesia Holds Interest Rate Steady
October 08 2013 4:45 AM
The move may indicate an end of monetary tightening as inflation is expected to have peaked but rupiah will remain the deciding factor.
- North Korea Warns US Of Military Retaliation Over Maritime Drills
October 08 2013 1:59 AM
The threat was issued over U.S. joint maritime drills with South Korea and Japan, starting on Tuesday, off the Korean peninsula.
- Chinese Services Sector Growth Slows
October 07 2013 10:29 PM
China's economy is looking at a modest recovery, but structural reforms are needed to sustain growth, according to HSBC.