Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Pro-Russian rebels defiantly announced Tuesday they would stage their own elections in November, raising the stakes in a standoff with Kiev despite both sides moving to end five months of deadly fighting.
A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse gases related to global warming.
hilips said Tuesday it would split the 120-year-old Dutch giant in two, separating its healthcare-lifestyle division from the historic lighting business in a dramatic streamlining move.
Tesco, the world's second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives and launched an accounting investigation after admitting that its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million pounds (US$407 million).
“Downton Abbey,” the British period drama that has attracted a cult following worldwide, is back this week, with 8.4 million Britons watching the first episode of the new series.
Even before Sigmund Freud fled Hitler on the Orient Express from Vienna in June 1938, the father of psychoanalysis and his ideas about sex, dreams and cocaine divided opinion in the Austrian capital.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold face-to-face talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the premier's office said on Tuesday, in what would be the first such high-level meeting between the two countries since 1979.
Air France pilots on Monday rejected a last-ditch management attempt to end the longest strike at the airline since 1998 that is costing up to 20 million euros (US$25.7 million) every day.
A former top spy in Israel's shadowy Mossad intelligence agency, who oversaw controversial assassinations abroad of top Palestinian militants, has died, local media reported on Monday.
Britain's Royal Mint on Monday launched an online gold and silver coin trading service and said purchases could be stored under 24-hour military protection in its vault or delivered to your door.