Thursday, October 30, 2014
For the 23rd straight year, the United Nations voted Tuesday in favor of lifting the U.S. embargo on Cuba, with Iran saying the ban was undeserved given Havana's help in fighting Ebola.
The U.S. military is looking to flex its muscles in cyberspace as a “deterrence” to hackers eying American targets, the nation's top cyber-warrior said Tuesday.
The Pentagon will buy another 43 F-35 fighter jets worth roughly US$4 billion from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, officials said Tuesday, four months after it was briefly grounded following an engine fire.
A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient in Dallas was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit, where doctors defended her as a courageous and passionate front-line caregiver.
Zambian President Michael Sata has died after an illness, the Zambian government said Wednesday. The Cabinet held a meeting to discuss a political transition in the southern African nation in the wake of the president's death.
Deutsche Bank lost 92 million euros (US$116 million) in the third quarter as the bank faced ongoing financial burdens from lawsuits, new regulations and its effort to shed risky past investments.
The three Baltic states on Tuesday signed a joint venture for Rail Baltica, a long-discussed European-standard gauge railway that aims to connect the region to the rest of Europe by 2025.
Zimbabwe welcomed the first British trade delegation in up to 20 years on Tuesday, as the cash-strapped country said it would welcome investment from anywhere in the world.
Air France on Wednesday said its third quarter results had taken a bashing due to a record pilots' strike, with turnover falling by 416 million euros (US$530 million).
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
A group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops arrived in Turkey early Wednesday and headed toward the border to help their Syrian brethren fight Islamic State extremists in the embattled town of Kobani.