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Stocks mostly rise as weak China data boosts stimulus hopes
Issued: April 13, 2015
BEIJING — World stocks mostly rose on Monday, with China's index closing at a seven-year high, as a run of weak indicators boosted hopes for...
Right wingers attend “side” meetings during Summit of the Americas
Issued: April 13, 2015
While heads of state at the Summit of the Americas in Panama prepared to give their major speeches, there was a lot of action on the side, at various...
Obama-Castro meeting overshadows anti-US line at summit
Issued: April 12, 2015
PANAMA CITY — As usual when Latin America's leftist leaders get together with U.S. officials, there were plenty of swipes at the U.S. during the...
Arms spending up globally, except in US, Western Europe
Issued: April 12, 2015
HELSINKI — World military spending was largely unchanged in 2014 as lower spending in the United States and Western Europe was matched by increases...
Protests across Brazil seek ouster of president
Issued: April 12, 2015
SAO PAULO — Nationwide demonstrations calling for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff swept Brazil for the second day in less than a month,...
Germanwings plane evacuated after bomb threat received
Issued: April 12, 2015
BERLIN — A Germanwings plane headed for Milan was evacuated at Cologne-Bonn airport on Sunday after a bomb threat against the flight was received, the...
Volkswagen's Piech draws criticism over CEO remark
Issued: April 12, 2015
BERLIN — Volkswagen patriarch and board chairman Ferdinand Piech is drawing criticism over a reported remark that raised questions over the future of...
Pope calls Armenian slaughter '1st genocide of 20th century'
Issued: April 12, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Sunday honored the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling it "the first genocide of the 20th...
In historic face to face, Obama, Castro vow to turn the page
Issued: April 12, 2015
PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro sat down together Saturday in the first formal meeting of the two country's...
Latest on Americas Summit: Summit wraps up 5 hours late
Issued: April 11, 2015
Cheers have broken out in the media center of the Summit Americas after Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela declared the gathering over. ...
Americas Summit wraps up with other issues in US-Cuba shadow
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — Climate change. Peace in Colombia. Argentina's longstanding claim of sovereignty over the Falkland Islands. ...
Obama meets Venezuela's president on sidelines of summit
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama met privately with his Venezuelan counterpart Saturday amid a bitter dispute between the two nations over recent...
Cubans welcome historic Castro-Obama meeting, want results
Issued: April 11, 2015
HAVANA — Cubans hailed Saturday's historic meeting between presidents Raul Castro and Barack Obama but said they want to see ties warm faster...
Obama says partisanship over Iran deal has gone too far
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — President Barack Obama says that partisan wrangling in Congress over the emerging nuclear agreement with Iran has gone beyond the pale. ...
Text of Obama, Castro in meeting at Summit of the Americas
Issued: April 11, 2015
Text of remarks by President Barack Obama and President Raul Castro of Cuba at the Summit of the Americas in Panama City, as transcribed by the White...
Emotional Castro says Cuba blockade not Obama's fault
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — Cuban President Raul Castro delivered a stunning defense of President Barack Obama on Saturday, absolving him of responsibility for the...
Hungarian investors want full reparation as brokerage falls
Issued: April 11, 2015
BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hundreds of people who invested in a collapsed brokerage in Hungary demanded on Saturday that the government compensate fully for...
France opens criminal probe of HSBC's Swiss banking unit
Issued: April 11, 2015
LONDON — French authorities have placed HSBC under formal criminal investigation over alleged tax fraud by its Swiss private bank. The bank said...
UN to help Guantanamo refugees with houses in Uruguay
Issued: April 11, 2015
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay— Uruguay's president says the U.N. refugee agency will help six former Guantanamo prisoners obtain housing in his country. ...
Obama seeks to re-engage with Latin America at summit
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — After his ice-breaking handshake with Cuba's leader, President Barack Obama is looking to the Summit of the Americas to chart a less...
Indian premier wins Airbus pledge to manufacture in India
Issued: April 11, 2015
TOULOUSE, France — Airbus says it is ready to manufacture helicopters, satellites and military transport planes in India. ...
Movie men propose Russian fast-food alternative chain
Issued: April 11, 2015
MOSCOW — Two of Russia's best-known movie directors are aiming to create a chain of fast-food restaurants that would be an alternative to...
Mining co. in Mexico has 'good relationship' with cartels
Issued: April 11, 2015
CULIACAN, Mexico — The director of the mining company robbed of $8.5 million in gold in Mexico has made the rare revelation it has a "good...
The Americas neighborhood: A look at summit players
Issued: April 11, 2015
PANAMA CITY — When President Barack Obama meets with other leaders of the Americas he will encounter a charged environment full of factions, some...
Latest on Americas Summit: Obama misses out on group photo
Issued: April 10, 2015
Leaders at the Summit of the Americas gathered for a group photo after wrapping up public activities for the day. Well, most of them anyway. ...


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