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2012 will be a historic moment in the shift of global power from the West to the East. According to expert estimates and figures on military spending, in 2012 Asia's spending on defense will eclipse Europe's for the first time in the modern era.
The Philippines is getting ships and assistance from other countries as it faces off against China, but it's still a far cry from matching Beijing's military capabilities
Business Review Weekly named Australian mining tycoon Gina Rinehart the World's Richest Woman, surpassing Wal-Mart heiress Christy Walton.
Move over Lourdes because Georgia May Jagger Is the New Face of Madonna's clothing line -- Material Girl. Jagger, the daughter of Rolling Stone front man Mick Jagger, will be the new face of the brand, which is being sold now at Macy's and Canada's the Bay. Click Start to check out some photos of the beautiful Georgia May Jagger.
Agricultural commodities, and in particular so-called softs like sugar and coffee, fell hard Wednesday as investors, eyeing the euro zone crisis, priced in the potential fallout on consumption of U.S. farm exports.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is expected to announce that he will not be extending the mission of Canada's 950 military trainers currently in Afghanistan after international forces leave the country in 2014.
Robin Gibb, a member of the fraternal trio that created some of the most recognizable sounds of the disco era as the Bee Gees, died Sunday in Oxfordshire, England. He was 62.
Robin Gibb, best known as being one-third of the Bee Gee's, died on Sunday, May 20, after battling cancer. Gibb is credited as being a co-founder, along with his twin brother Maurice Gibb and older brother Barry Gibb, of the Bee Gee's. Check out Photo's of Robin Gibb's incredible career with the Bee Gee's
World stock markets fell Friday, slammed by ratings cuts for Greece and five of its banks, which were announced ahead of a crucial Group of 8 summit this weekend. While Facebook's much-anticipated initial public offering provided a temporary distraction for traders, its first-day performance concluded with more of a whimper than a bang.
Kurt Mix, a former engineer for BP PLC who is accused of deleting hundreds of telling text messages about the amount of oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico because of the company's Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, has asked a federal judge to allow him to travel freely while on bail.
The Japanese government and local companies will buy a 10 percent stake in Chevron Corp. (CVX)'s Wheatstone natural gas field in Australia for 350 billion yen ($4.37 billion), Nikkei newspaper reported.
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) said it would buy two mining equipment companies as it seeks to expand in the $61 billion global mining supplier industry.
A coalition of companies has joined Anglo-Dutch energy giant Royal Dutch Shell in an unprecedented, landmark joint-venture to exploit natural gas resources in Western Canada.
Although Greece is considered the ?cradle of Western Civilization,? the nation has had a vastly different history and trajectory from the dominant countries of Western Europe.
Google is getting serious about its self-driving car technology campaign. In an effort to make the driverless car legal on U.S. roads, the Mountain View, Calif. based company was spotted showing off the robo-prius on the streets of Washington, D.C. - just one day after Nevada became the first state to legalize autonomous vehicles.