Sunday, July 27, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama met Friday with three Central American leaders to try to get control of an humanitarian crisis triggered by a tide of child migrants crossing the southern U.S. border.
Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.
The family of a Pakistani boy whose arms were severed in an alleged assault by the son of a locally powerful landlord vowed Friday to fight for justice and accused authorities of trying to bury the case.
A flight carrying Canadians on vacation to Panama was turned around and escorted back to Toronto by two fighter jets Friday after an unruly passenger made threats against the aircraft.
U.S. consumers will be allowed to unlock their cellphones and move them to a new carrier under a measure adopted Friday to fix a perceived glitch in copyright law.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
A 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire has begun to allow civilians in Gaza to receive aid and evacuate to safer areas.
The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
Israeli fire pushed the Palestinian death toll in Gaza to above 800 Friday, as the U.S. and U.N. pressed Israel and Hamas to agree a humanitarian ceasefire and thrash out a durable truce.
The crises in Ukraine and the Middle East are eroding business confidence in Germany, Europe's top economy, a key indicator showed on Friday.