Friday, March 7, 2014
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
Niger on Thursday extradited to Libya one of Moammar Gadhafi's sons, al-Saadi, who fled as his father's regime crumbled in 2011 and who was under house arrest in the desert West African nation ever since, the government in Tripoli said.
U.S. and Russian top diplomats headed for crucial talks on Ukraine Wednesday as the EU unveiled an aid package worth at least 11 billion euros to support the country's new pro-Western leaders.
U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden, Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among the nominees for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, as the Nobel Institute announced Tuesday a record 278 candidates.
Scotland's leader took his call for independence to the heart of opposition territory in London on Tuesday, arguing that a separate Scotland would not be a foreign country to England.