Market Action Reinforces Need For Policy Patience: Fed's Rosengren
October 20 2014 6:02 AM
The sharp week-long drop in global stocks and bond yields abated on Friday, though investors remained on edge.
Tesco Accounting Probe Finds 'Inappropriate Behaviour' By Staff
October 20 2014 3:09 AM
The retailer, once the darling of the sector, has suffered over the last year with its big out-of-town stores losing favor.
EU's Barroso Urges UK Not To Alienate European Allies
October 20 2014 12:25 AM
Britain's future in the 28-country trading bloc has been thrown into question by Prime Minister David Cameron.
Controlling The Message: Modi Chooses State Media
October 20 2014 12:13 AM
Private news outlets say diminishing interaction with the government has made their jobs harder.
Reform-Minded Outsider Widodo Takes Over As Indonesia's President
October 19 2014 6:33 PM
Joko Widodo, a former mayor of the city of Solo and governor of the capital, is untested on the national and international stages.
Trekking Tragedy Shakes Nepal's Faith In Shoestring Tourism
October 19 2014 6:21 PM
Dozens still missing on the snow-covered Himalayan slopes.
Hong Kong Street Clashes Continue Despite Imminent Talks
October 19 2014 9:36 AM
Without a breakthrough in the talks Tuesday, "I'm worried we will see the standoff worsen and get violent," a Hong Kong-based professor says.
North Korea, South Korea Exchange Gunfire Over Military Border
October 19 2014 8:36 AM
North Korean troops approached the military border Sunday and did not retreat after South Korean troops fired warning shots.
Former 'American Idol' Competitor Joanne Borgella Dies At 32
October 19 2014 7:53 AM
The model and singer Joanne Borgella had chronicled her cancer treatment during the past year or so via Facebook.
Hopes Fade For 40 Trekkers Still Missing After Nepal Blizzard
October 19 2014 6:56 AM
Over 500 people have been rescued from a route popular with foreign tourists that circles Annapurna, the world's tenth-tallest peak.
Fiercest Fighting In Days Hits Syrian Border Town
October 19 2014 6:26 AM
Raids on Islamic State around Kobani have been stepped up, with the fate of the town seen as an important test for the anti-ISIS campaign.
Japanese Minister Expected To Resign Over Funding Scandal
October 19 2014 3:23 AM
Yuko Obuchi is expected to resign Sunday, over allegations that groups backing her misused political funds, in a blow to PM Shinzo Abe.
Rival Political Demonstrations Grip Venezuela
October 19 2014 2:49 AM
Red-clad "Chavistas" rallied in central Caracas Saturday, while across town an opposition protest failed to attract as big a crowd.
Swedish Military Launches Huge Hunt For Suspected 'Foreign' Sub Near Stockholm
October 19 2014 1:14 AM
Up to 200 members of Sweden's military are scouring the waters near Stockholm for suspected 'foreign underwater activity'.
Chinese Coast Guard Vessels Patrol Disputed Waters
October 19 2014 12:03 AM
The move is seen as a response to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's offering to a Tokyo shrine that honors the dead from Japan's wars.
Ukraine, Russia Agree On Interim Natural-Gas Pricing
October 18 2014 9:31 PM
Russia cut off gas supply to Ukraine in mid-June following more than two years of dispute on the price.
Companies Seek More Fairness In Chinese Legal Reforms
October 18 2014 9:01 PM
Legal reforms are expected to be announced at the end of an Oct. 20-23 meeting of the ruling Communist Party elite.
US, China Smooth The Way For APEC Meeting In November
October 18 2014 2:45 PM
Top American and Chinese diplomats stressed the need to cooperate on global threats such as Ebola and the Islamic State.
Japan Ministers Visit Controversial War Dead Shrine
October 18 2014 1:40 AM
PM Shinzo Abe sent an offering to the shrine Thursday, which honors Japan's war dead, including convicted war criminals.
Hurricane Gonzalo Scores Direct Hit On Bermuda
October 18 2014 12:37 AM
Power outages resulted from howling winds and torrential rains from the strongest storm to hit the Atlantic islands in a decade.