Friday, March 7, 2014
An American anchor for the Moscow-funded Russia Today television network resigned live on air Wednesday in protest at the deployment of Russia-backed forces in Ukraine.
Tunisia's president on Thursday lifted the state of emergency that has been in place since the outbreak of a popular revolution three years ago, and a top military chief said soldiers stationed in some of the country's most sensitive areas will return to their barracks.
Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank said Wednesday it has named Sarah al-Suhaimi to head NCB Capital, making her the first woman to lead a top investment bank in the kingdom.
The CIA is investigating whether its officers improperly monitored Senate Intelligence Committee staffers who were investigating the agency, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
Venezuela marked the first anniversary of Hugo Chavez's death Wednesday with a blend of solemn ceremonies, clashes and a break in relations with Panama over protests dogging his successor's presidency.
A U.S. jury convicted a California businessman Wednesday of selling stolen trade secrets to Chinese firms so they could develop a pigment used to whiten a wide range of products.
The United States said Wednesday it had ordered a freeze on US$458 million in assets stolen by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his accomplices and hidden in European accounts.
The White House on Wednesday unveiled another delay in implementing President Barack Obama's signature health law — apparently to shield vulnerable Democrats in mid-term elections.
Thursday, March 6, 2014