North Korea won’t be bullied by its nuclear-armed enemies, third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un said in his first public address at a military parade as South Korea warned that his regime may conduct an atomic test.
The Taliban launched a series of coordinated attacks on at least seven sites across the Afghan capital on Sunday, targeting NATO headquarters, the parliament and diplomatic residences.
After trying to lead a boycott of the Summit of the Americas over Cuba’s exclusion, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa decides to stay home.
North Korea celebrates the 100th anniversary today of the birth of state founder Kim Il Sung, two days after the regime was embarrassed by the disintegration of a long-range rocket that was meant to showcase its power.
south korean warships today are searching the yellow sea from debris from north korea 's failed rocket lawn.
Chinese pundits and editorial writers warn the US, Japan and South Korea that overreacting to North Korea's failed rocket launch could lead to further unpredictable actions on the part of Pyongyang.
Amid elevated market uncertainty, investors have been clamoring to get their hands on so-called "safe assets," privately and publicly issued securities with little risk used to hedge against more volatile investments.
A grimly familiar sequence of gunfire in the capital, military communiqués on the radio and the arrest of government officials is repeating itself in the small coastal state of Guinea-Bissau — the latest West African nation to succumb to a coup d’éta
The tiny country is unique not only in its stunning geography but also in its open democracy. This democracy was pivotal in the choice to let three giant banks fail during the financial crisis.
G20 economy and trade ministers will meet next week in Mexico to seek a boost in trade as part of efforts to tackle Europe’s debt crisis, Mexican officials said Thursday.
Infowars Nightly News host Paul Joseph Watson covers a story that encompasses UN Agenda 21.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy will just not make things easy for himself.
After a lot of hype, and a complete disregard for treaties and global concern, North Korea's launched its long range missile yesterday and watched as it slammed into the Pacific about two minutes later.
The authoritarian state is weak and dysfunctional, but Obama's policy is making it more dangerous
I am preparing to travel across Latin America this summer, a journey that will take me from Argentina, exploring the buzzing city of Buenos Aires to the winter slopes of Mendoza to across the Andes Chain to Chile’s Santiago de Chile.
Officially, North Korea denies it operates a secret work camp system, where those suspected of "wrong thought" are half-starved and worked to near death, usually for their entire lives.
Syrian troops held their fire in the hours after a U.N.-backed ceasefire took effect at dawn on Thursday...
The European Court of Human Rights has backed the extradition of Abu Hamza and four other terror suspects from the UK to the US.
The UK government pledged 60 million pounds ($95 million) to support the Met Office Hadley Centre's Climate Programme...
Britain will boost support for Syria's opposition and seek tougher sanctions if government forces do not adhere to a ceasefire
In the depths of the financial crisis, borrowers with tarnished credit....were almost entirely shut out by traditional lenders.
Troops from South Sudan moved into an oil-rich border town claimed by Sudan...
Syria promised to stop fighting in time for Thursday's deadline for a cease-fire
In a move designed to shore up his standing, Kim Jong-un received the title of 'first secretary'
...the two countries are locked in a potentially violent confrontation.
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North Korea claims that its impending satellite launch, scheduled for this week, is merely a mission to study the country’s “distribution of forests” and weather patterns.
Alcoa reported first quarter results that topped expectations on both the top and bottom lines as revenue surged to a record high, the company said this afternoon.
This is from a couple of days ago, but Markit recently came out with its latest monthly sovereign CDS report