Saturday, September 13, 2014
German oil and gas giant Wintershall said on Friday it was expanding its production and reserves in the North Sea after buying shares from Norway's Statoil for US$1.25 billion.
France's annual inflation rate slowed in August, official statistics showed on Thursday, adding to concerns about the weak outlook for the eurozone's second-largest economy.
Friday, September 12, 2014
The United States tripled its estimate for the number of Islamic State fighters as it geared up for a "more aggressive" air campaign and Arab nations rallied behind President Barack Obama's nascent coalition against the jihadists.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a “relentless” war against the Islamic State, including air strikes in Syria and expanded operations in Iraq to “destroy” the marauding jihadist army.
In a lengthy verdict phase climaxing Oscar Pistorius' trial, the judge said Thursday he can't be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, raising the possibility he'll be convicted of culpable homicide.
A California high school has changed its nickname from the Arabs to the Mighty Arabs and adopted a logo with a nobler image, school officials announced Wednesday.
Police staged mass dawn raids in Los Angeles Wednesday, seizing at least US$65 million in cash and other funds allegedly linked to money laundering for Mexican drug cartels, officials said.
San Francisco-based Coinbase is taking its Bitcoin wallet to Europe with an aim of enticing more people there to use the digital currency.
British Prime Minister David Cameron urged Scots not to rip apart a “family of nations” as he battled to reverse a late surge in support for Scottish independence one week from a historic referendum., 2 Comments