Friday, September 12, 2014
Russian gas giant Gazprom on Thursday posted a 41-percent year-on-year plunge in net profit in the first quarter of 2014 partly due to Ukraine's gas debt, the company said.
Ana Patricia Botin on Wednesday was named the new chairman of Spanish bank Santander, replacing her father who died suddenly of a heart attack after nearly 30 years at its helm.
Earth's protective ozone layer is beginning to recover, largely because of the phase-out since the 1980s of certain chemicals used in refrigerants and aerosol cans, a U.N. scientific panel reported Wednesday in a rare piece of good news about the health of the planet.
Thirteen years after the 9/11 attacks, New York Fashion Week made history Wednesday by presenting a catwalk show at the World Trade Center with a stunning collection for Jason Wu at Hugo Boss.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday ordered a "relentless" war against the Islamic State, including air strikes in Syria and expanded operations in Iraq to "destroy" the marauding jihadist army.
New York Fashion Week on Tuesday transformed the woman of spring/summer 2015 into another world, with shades of Marie-Antoinette at Vera Wang, ocean mermaids at Rodarte and Picasso's muse at Tory Burch.
Researchers are trying to get a better handle on the size of the Pacific walrus population ahead of an expected decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on whether the animals need special protections.
Starlets take note: Hollywood filmmakers pushed a no-fuss, no-makeup look in new movies at the Toronto film festival this week, redefining beauty as “raw.”
Canada has located the remains of one of two British explorer ships lost in the Arctic in 1846, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday, hailing the find as historic.
Nine in 10 American children eat too much salt, greatly raising their risk of high blood pressure and heart disease as they grow older, experts said Tuesday.