U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's sudden resignation has significance beyond the immediate event. Media commentary has primarily focused rather narrowly on the personalities involved, in particular alleged reported conflicts with national security adviser Susan Rice.
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One of the biggest problems in the South Korean economy is that its labor market is not flexible by global standards.
The time is ticking as American and NATO forces begin the countdown to military withdrawal from Afghanistan by year's end. But as Taliban militants watch the clock and the calendar, eagerly awaiting the foreign troop pullouts, thus hoping to topple the country's still teetering government, still another threat as dangerous as the Islamic militants lurks in the shadows.
Samsung Group has decided on a path that allows it to focus on its core businesses with the sales of its chemical and defence units to Hanwha Group announced Wednesday.
North Korea may be closely watching the ongoing nuclear negotiations between Iran and the West as it explores the most beneficial way to gain concessions from the U.S. and other parties, analysts said Wednesday.
President Xi Jinping's pledge that China would use peaceful means to resolve territorial disputes had barely registered with rival claimants when news came that Beijing was building defense infrastructure on a disputed reef.
The frosty handshake between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the margins of the APEC meeting in Beijing is providing an opportunity for the two countries to end the downward spiral of the last two years, but this is by no means assured. Each must be cognizant of the sensitivities of the other side in an extremely unstable relationship.
As a child and adolescent psychiatrist, I deal with the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) population on a regular basis.
This week in Singapore, fresh from the G-20 meetings in Brisbane, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney delivered a major speech outlining the future of financial reform.