Angela Merkel, who turned 60 on Thursday, is likely to be less than impressed by the presents and tributes given to her so far. On Wednesday night, European council president Herman Van Rompuy presented
Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations. The downsizing
At least three mortars were fired from Gaza into Israel on Thursday, less than three hours into a five-hour "humanitarian pause” in the nine-day battle between Israel and Hamas. The suspension of hostilities,
Russia reacted strongly Thursday to new unilateral sanctions announced the day before by President Barack Obama, with a spokesman for the country's Foreign Ministry decrying what it claimed were "bullying"
Thailand's military leaders have given ousted PM Yingluck Shinawatra permission to travel abroad for the first time since the coup. A military spokesman said the request had been approved because Ms Yingluck