Edward Snowden’s Father Arrives In Russia To Meet His Son, Who Is Living In A Secret Location And Planning To Find A Job
Snowden’s father said his son is trying to remain “healthy and safe,” while his lawyer said he is seeking a job in Russia.
Halted aid includes Apache helicopters, Harpoon missiles, F-16 fighter jets, M1A1 tank parts and about $260 million in economic assistance.
Brazil Upset Over Canada Spying On Mines And Energy Ministry; Dilma Rousseff Demands Explanation For Violating Sovereignty
Dilma Rousseff said Canada violated her country’s sovereignty, after Snowden documents revealed economic espionage.
Indonesia’s Central Bank Holds Interest Rate Steady At 7.25 Percent, Likely Ending Recent Liquidity Tightening Measures
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 Reacts To US Joint Maritime Drills With South Korea And Japan By Putting Army On High Alert, Ready To Launch Operations
The threat was issued over U.S. joint maritime drills with South Korea and Japan, starting on Tuesday, off the Korean peninsula.
China's economy is looking at a modest recovery, but structural reforms are needed to sustain growth, according to HSBC.
Al Qaeda Militant Al-Libi’s Capture In Libya ‘Legal,’ Says John Kerry After Libya Demands Explanation
The Libyan militant was indicted in the U.S. in 2000 over the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Tanzania and Kenya.
EU Growth For Q2 Revised Downward To 0.3% From Earlier Estimate; Euro Zone GDP Growth Unchanged At 0.3%
The EU quarterly GDP growth was revised down to 0.3 percent from 0.4 percent, but the euro zone's growth was unchanged at 0.3 percent.
The deal is a blow to Boeing, which had enjoyed a near monopoly in Japan’s wide-body planes market for decades.
Egypt Crisis: At Least 51 Killed In Clashes Between Muslim Brotherhood Supporters And Security Forces On Eve Of 1973 Arab-Israeli War Anniversary
Violence erupted when security forces tried to stop Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi from holding protests on Sunday.
When “we can’t get our own act together,” it sends a negative message to the world, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.
Iran’s Cyber Defense Program Commander Found Dead Outside Tehran In Apparent ‘Assassination:' Report
Mojtaba Ahmadi is the fifth casualty in a series of killings since 2007 of officials associated with the country’s defense programs.
The consequences of the U.S. government defaulting on payments could “very seriously damage” the world economy, Christine Lagarde warned.
A dozen nations, including the U.S., will try to iron out issues such as currency manipulation and protectionist measures at the APEC summit.
Investor concern rose that a continued U.S. government shutdown would harm the economy.
Euro Zone Composite, Service Output PMI Rise To 27-Month High Led By Germany; UK Service Sector Ends Best Quarter In 15 Years
Euro Zone PMI data showed a steady, Germany-led recovery, and retail sales also soundly beat growth expectations.
A protracted slowdown in India and China, and QE nervousness are projected to slow developing Asia’s growth rate to 6 percent in 2013.
The latest data showed service sector growth remained stronger compared to the manufacturing sector.
Markets seem unruffled by the government shutdown having factored a possibility of the event and now hope for an extension of the QE.
Traders expect the Fed to continue its loose monetary policy to limit any adverse economic impact caused by the government shutdown.
Active-duty military personnel will continue to report to work, and U.S. embassies and consulates around the world will remain functional.
Turkey's Erdogan Announces Landmark Pro-Kurdish Reforms; Lifts Ban On Headscarf Or Hijab In Public Institutions
Reforms include a proposal to lower the percentage of votes needed for a party to enter parliament, and an end to a ban on the hijab.
US law enforcement accounted for more than 90 percent of all requests pertaining to users' emails, photos and online documents.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner In Trouble Yet Again After LOT Airline And Norwegian Air Shuttle Suspend Flights
The Norwegian carrier demanded that Boeing repair the plane, while Poland’s LOT wants compensation from Boeing for revenue losses.
Peter Willcox, who was the captain of the Greenpeace ship that was bombed by French forces in 1985, is among activists detained in Russia.
United Nations Security Council Unanimously Adopts Resolution To Destroy Syrian Chemical Weapons Stockpile
The resolution marked an end to more than two years of deadlock in the Council over action against Syria.
The EU’s economic-sentiment indicator in September rose above its long-term average for the first time since July 2011.
Local Government In Pakistan Urges Separatist Insurgents To Halt Attacks In Earthquake-Hit Baluchistan Province
The appeal follows an attack aimed at a government aid official in a district that is home to a separatist insurgent leader.
John Kerry met with Iran's foreign minister at the U.N. for an informal chat -- the highest-level meeting between the nations since 1980.
NSA Spied On Martin Luther King Jr, Muhammad Ali And Other Prominent Americans When Vietnam War Protests Peaked
King and other American public figures were targeted in the late 1960s and early 1970s when protests against the Vietnam War peaked.