Christian Weber

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Uber snags David Plouffe, D.C. heavyweight and former Obama campaign manager

In the regulatory battle against taxis and entrenched transportation laws, Uber has needed a champion. It just hired President Obama’s former …

Political protests wreak havoc in Pakistan capital

A Pakistan opposition politician says he'll lead thousands of protesters into the capital's high-security "Red Zone" as his 48-hour deadline for the government to step down ends.<p>Imran Khan, a former cricket legend who heads parliament's third-largest political bloc, made the announcement Monday at …

UN sounds alarm over killings of aid workers

The number of aid workers killed, kidnapped and seriously wounded has reached record numbers, according to new figures published on the United Nations' World Humanitarian Day.<p>According to a new report titled Humanitarian Outcomes published by the UN on Tuesday, in 2013, 155 aid workers were killed, …

Israel-Gaza Talks Collapse as Fighting Resumes Where It Left Off

Hostilities between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza resumed and peace negotiations in Cairo were called off Tuesday, with Israeli …

Putin, Poroshenko to meet for talks on Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet next week in Minsk in their first face-to-face talks since June.<p>According to statements from their offices, the two leaders will hold bilateral talks while attending a regional summit in the Belarus capital that …