- Islamic State's Twitter Silence Raises Questions
September 12 2014 8:50 PM
Islamic State's Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group's violent acts and world view on the social media service, have gone quiet in past days.
- Northern Ireland Firebrand Turned Peacemaker Ian Paisley Dies
September 12 2014 8:40 PM
As the leading light of hardline Unionism, which wants to maintain links to the United Kingdom, Paisley opposed any concession to the mainly Catholic nationalist community's desire for closer ties with the Irish Republic to the south.
- Three Get Death For China Train Station Attack
September 12 2014 7:34 AM
An attack in March at the Kunming station in the southwestern province of Yunnan, killed 31 people and left 141 injured.
- Wall Street Watchdog To Pick Insider As Arbitration Head
September 12 2014 6:29 AM
Linda Fienberg, who has been FINRA's arbitration head for 18 years, will retire at the end of November.
- Scottish Independence Support Slips With Days To Go: Poll
September 12 2014 6:02 AM
Pollsters YouGov and TNS have shown a surge in support for independence since late August.
- EU Imposes New Economic Sanctions On Russia
September 12 2014 5:04 AM
The European Union has held out an olive branch, however, by saying it could lift some or even all of the sanctions within weeks.
- Australia Raises Threat Level To 'High' For First Time
September 12 2014 1:00 AM
Australia has repeatedly raised the alarm about the number of its citizens believed to be fighting with Islamic groups in the Middle East.
- Dollar's Rise Pressures Commodities Amid Fed Anxiety
September 11 2014 10:26 PM
The U.S. dollar was riding high in Asia on Friday as incessant speculation about the outlook for U.S. interest rates undermined commodity prices and unwound leveraged trades in higher-yielding currencies.
- Fed's Rate Guidance On Chopping Block
September 11 2014 7:15 AM
Investors will parse the central bank's words closely for any clues on the timing of the first U.S. rate hike in more than eight years.
- Royal Bank Of Scotland To Scotland: Leave UK And We Leave You
September 11 2014 12:49 AM
Lloyds and RBS, whose registered offices are in Edinburgh, have warned that Scottish independence would pose a big risk to their businesses.
- Israel Has Provided Intelligence On ISIS: Western Diplomat
September 10 2014 5:16 PM
Israel has provided satellite imagery and other intelligence in support of the U.S.-led aerial campaign against Islamic State in Iraq, a Western diplomat said on Monday.
- UK's Cameron Asks Scots Not To Break 'Family Of Nations'
September 10 2014 7:09 AM
Prime Minister David Cameron's job may be on the line if he loses Scotland.
- Ukraine Says Russia Withdrawing Forces From East
September 10 2014 6:49 AM
Moscow denies sending troops into eastern Ukraine to support pro-Russian rebels battling Ukrainian forces.
- Poroshenko Speaks Of Special Status For Rebel-Held Areas
September 10 2014 5:45 AM
Poroshenko also said a cease-fire between government forces and rebels in eastern Ukraine was proving difficult to maintain.
- Syrian Rebels To Soon Release Fijian UN Peacekeepers
September 10 2014 12:48 AM
Since independence from Britain in 1970, Fiji has sent more soldiers on U.N. peacekeeping missions than any other nation, on a per capita basis.
- Dollar General To Go Hostile With $9.1B Family Dollar Bid
September 10 2014 12:04 AM
Family Dollar, which has a deal to sell to Dollar Tree, has rejected Dollar General's unsolicited approaches citing antitrust risks.
- ABB To Buy Back Shares Worth $4B
September 09 2014 4:20 AM
Besides offering to buy back shares, the company also trimmed its medium-term sales forecasts on Tuesday.
- DOJ Probe Link Suggests GlaxoSmithKline Could Be In Worse Trouble In China
September 09 2014 3:49 AM
GSK could ultimately face a multi-million dollar settlement payment or fine.
- GM's China Venture Recalls Thousands Of Cadillacs
September 09 2014 2:39 AM
In extreme cases, the issue could cause the car to not accelerate properly, the watchdog said.
- China's President Xi To Make First Visit To India
September 09 2014 12:03 AM
While China and India have close economic and historical links, there is deep suspicion too, fueled in part by a festering border dispute.