Friday, October 17, 2014
Images of mangled and emaciated bodies that a Syrian military photographer who defected says he took during the Middle Eastern nation's bloody civil war went on display Wednesday at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cut its revenue outlook for its current fiscal year as it announced it is scaling back its expansion plans for its supercenters next year and stepping up investments in its online operations.
The world's leading food industry group Nestle on Thursday posted slumping nine-month sales, blaming the strength of the Swiss franc, as its stock price plunged.
Oil-rich Kuwait tripled the prices of diesel and kerosene on Wednesday, ending decades of heavy subsidies, while putting off a similar decision on electricity and water charges.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Alicia Keys held a protest in New York City on Tuesday to raise awareness about the 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in April.
A second health worker in Texas has tested positive for Ebola, U.S. officials said Wednesday, in a new contamination far from the west African heart of an epidemic that the UN warns is “winning the race.”
Police in Syria's beleaguered self-ruled Kurdish areas have rounded up hundreds of young men to press them into military service recently made compulsory, activists and Kurdish officials say.
Voting in Mozambique's national election began peacefully Wednesday.
The mystery over the fate of 43 Mexican students missing since an attack by gang-linked police deepened Tuesday after authorities said none was among 28 bodies found in a mass grave.
Ireland moved beyond a cycle of tax hikes and spending cuts on Tuesday in its first non-austerity budget since its economic crisis, which also tightened the country's corporate tax rules.