- Blackout Hits Venezuela, Interrupts Presidential Broadcast
June 27 2014 5:14 PM
The OPEC nation has suffered an increasing incidence of power outages in recent years, which critics have attributed to low electricity tariffs and limited state investment following the 2007 nationalization of the power sector
- Nigeria Police Bust Suspected Kidnapping Ring, Arresting 37
June 27 2014 5:09 PM
Nigeria is one of the world's highest rates of kidnapping, an enterprise that funnels hundreds of millions of dollars to the sophisticated criminal gangs that carry it out.
- China Factory Profit Growth Slows In May Despite More Positive Data
June 27 2014 8:12 AM
China's industrial companies saw their profits grow at the slowest pace this year in May.
- Thousands March Across Kabul To Protest Election Fraud
June 27 2014 7:23 AM
Candidate Abdullah Abdullah has accused Karzai, provincial governors and police of complicity in efforts to rig the election.
- Troubled Indian Drugmaker Gets FDA Nod To Produce Blood Pressure Generic
June 27 2014 6:00 AM
The drug should add about $200 million to Ranbaxy's sales and $100 million to its profit after tax during the exclusive sale period.
- Japan Unemployment Rate Reaches 16-Year Low
June 27 2014 5:50 AM
The jobless rate in the world's third-largest economy fell to its lowest since 1997.
- Ukraine Signs EU Trade Deal, Draws Russian Threat
June 27 2014 5:03 AM
Georgia and Moldova signed similar deals, while Russia immediately said "grave consequences" would follow.
- Canada's Wiggins Is Top Pick Of NBA Draft by Cavs
June 26 2014 10:18 PM
Clevend selected Andrew Wiggins of Kansas with No. 1 overall pick.
- Iraq Helicopter Crashes In Commando Assault On Tikrit
June 26 2014 7:54 PM
Iraqi forces launched an airborne assault on rebel-held Tikrit on Thursday with commandos flown into a stadium in helicopters, at least one of which crashed after taking fire from insurgents who have seized northern cities.
- Russia Must Urge Ukraine Separatists To Disarm 'In Hours': Kerry
June 26 2014 7:29 AM
EU leaders would discuss possible sanctions moves on Russia at their summit in Belgium starting Thursday, Kerry added.
- BOE To Cap Home Loans, Toughen Mortgage Affordability Test
June 26 2014 5:53 AM
Policymakers have become increasingly concerned about the rapid rise in house prices, which are growing at around 10 percent annually.
- Al Qaeda-Linked Attackers Raid Hotel In Central Somalia
June 26 2014 4:53 AM
Al Qaeda-linked group al Shabaab said it killed several guards and soldiers in the attack in town of Bulobarde.
- South Korean President's Leadership Under Question
June 26 2014 2:26 AM
Park has suffered a sharp drop in public support since the April 16 ferry tragedy that killed more than 300 people.
- Bank Of America To Cut Jobs At Charlotte Unit
June 25 2014 11:51 PM
The job cuts would affect about 60 percent of employees at the unit's Charlotte, North Carolina, office.
- Two More Charged In IBM Insider Trading Case
June 25 2014 9:03 PM
Benjamin Durant, 37, was charged with two counts of securities fraud and one count of conspiracy, while Daryl Payton, 38, was charged with three securities fraud counts and one conspiracy count.
- Diane Sawyer To Exit 'ABC World News'
June 25 2014 8:55 PM
Sawyer has held the top news job for nearly five years and has been with ABC since 1989.
- GM Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Cruze Due To Air Bag Issue
June 25 2014 6:46 PM
Potentially faulty airbags have led to the recall of about 10.5 million vehicles worldwide, many of them made by Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co.
- New York AG To File Fraud Suit Against Barclays: Source
June 25 2014 5:03 PM
The New York Attorney General is set to file a securities fraud lawsuit against Barclays PLC (BARC.L) for misrepresenting the safety of its U.S.-based alternative trading system, or "dark pool," to investors, according to a source.
- Militants Attack Iraq Air Base, US Assessment Teams Deploy
June 25 2014 6:32 AM
John Kerry urged leaders of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region on Tuesday to stand with Baghdad in the face of the onslaught.
- Ambassador Baucus Says China Hacking Threatens National Security
June 25 2014 5:57 AM
In May, Washington indicted five Chinese military officers for hacking U.S. companies.