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China makes fourth recent cut in interest rate to boost economy
Issued: June 27, 2015
BEIJING — China's central bank announced Saturday the fourth round of interest cuts in seven months and lower deposit-reserve ratios for some...
Shanghai police remove protesters who oppose chemical plant
Issued: June 27, 2015
SHANGHAI — Police in China's financial hub Shanghai took away at least three busloads of environmental protesters outside the municipal government...
Beheading, attack at US factory in France; suspect detained
Issued: June 26, 2015
SAINT-QUENTIN-FALLAVIER, France — A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an American-owned chemical warehouse in...
Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France
Issued: June 26, 2015
SOUSSE, Tunisia — A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at...
Greece, creditors edging closer to rescue deal
Issued: June 26, 2015
BRUSSELS — Greece and its rescue creditors edged closer to a deal on loans needed to avoid a potentially disastrous bankruptcy, but angry objections...
Board of corruption-riddled Nigerian oil company dissolved
Issued: June 26, 2015
LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria's new president on Friday dissolved the board of the state oil company from which billions of dollars is missing, a move...
IS affiliate hits Shiite mosque in Kuwait, killing 25 people
Issued: June 26, 2015
KUWAIT CITY — A suicide bomber purportedly from an Islamic State affiliate unleashed the first terrorist attack in Kuwait in more than two decades on...
French president rails against Uber amid taxi tensions
Issued: June 26, 2015
PARIS — France's president wants Uber's cheapest car service shut down and its vehicles seized, but Uber refuses to stop the service until a...
China stocks plunge, other markets eye Greece developments
Issued: June 26, 2015
HONG KONG — Chinese stocks plunged on Friday as panicked investors rushed to sell over fears that the market's strong gains recently might have...
With nuke talks in final stretch, foreign ministers join in
Issued: June 26, 2015
VIENNA — The foreign ministers of Iran, the United States and France are leading the way to talks on Iran's nuclear program as they try to...
Macau casino junket figure faces HK money laundering charges
Issued: June 26, 2015
HONG KONG — Hong Kong police charged a prominent figure in Macau's casino junket industry with laundering 1.8 billion Hong Kong dollars ($231...
Lisbon subway shuts again as workers reject private company
Issued: June 26, 2015
LISBON, Portugal — Their battle appears lost but Lisbon subway workers have walked off the job for the eighth time this year in protest against the...
Amid new engagements, US tags Iran as rights abuser
Issued: June 25, 2015
WASHINGTON— The United States on Thursday tagged Iran as a serial human rights abuser even as the Obama administration accelerates attempts to improve...
Greek debt talks go into weekend as default deadline looms
Issued: June 25, 2015
BRUSSELS — The bitter standoff between Greece and its international creditors was extended into the weekend, just days before Athens has to meet a...
Global stocks hover amid Greece talks, strong US data
Issued: June 25, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea — Global stock markets were hovering on Thursday as talks to keep Greece solvent stumbled but investors were cheered by a report...
South Korea cuts growth forecast as MERS saps spending
Issued: June 25, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's finance ministry said Thursday that economic growth will slow this year as the outbreak of Middle East...
French taxis strike after weeks of rising tension over Uber
Issued: June 25, 2015
PARIS — French taxis went on a nationwide strike Thursday, snarling traffic in major cities after weeks of rising and sometimes violent tensions over...
European deal creates US grocery giant
Issued: June 24, 2015
NEW YORK — The owner of Stop & Shop and Giant will tie up with the parent company of Food Lion, creating a $29 billion grocer that will be in a...
No bailout deal yet for Greece as talks get bogged down
Issued: June 24, 2015
BRUSSELS — Crucial talks between Greece and its creditors to keep the country solvent and within the euro got bogged down again Wednesday amid...
Carter: NATO must bolster cyberdefense
Issued: June 24, 2015
BRUSSELS — NATO must improve its ability to defend itself against cyberattacks before it tries to build its offensive cyberwarfare capabilities,...
Anger, no surprise as US newly accused of spying in France
Issued: June 24, 2015
PARIS — Embarrassed by leaked conversations of three successive French presidents and angered by new evidence of uninhibited American spying, France...
Meet the protagonists in the Greek bailout drama
Issued: June 24, 2015
BRUSSELS — Even if the policy talk can be deadening, the main protagonists in the Greek bailout drama have brought their big, sometimes oversized,...
Akamai releases ‘State of the Internet’ report
Issued: June 24, 2015
Content delivery services company Akamai Technologies released Wednesday its First...
Russia extends ban on Western food imports for a year
Issued: June 24, 2015
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia's ban on the import of many agricultural products for another year. ...
Landmark Dutch ruling: Cut emissions to protect citizens
Issued: June 24, 2015
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — In a sweeping victory for Dutch environmental activists that could have global repercussions, a court ordered the government...


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