A senior US senator, John McCain, has described the ousting of former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi as a coup, in a move that contradicts the White House. Officials, including Barack Obama, have avoided
By Marcus George and Yeganeh Torbati DUBAI, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Iran's incoming President Hassan Rouhani used his first press conference on Tuesday to offer an olive branch to the United States in protracted
Gunmen ambushed a United Nations peacekeeping team on Saturday in Sudan's western region of Darfur, killing seven and wounding another 17 in the deadliest ever single attack on the international force
Edward Snowden,World news,NSA,US news,US national security,US foreign policy,Russia,Europe,Surveillance Whistleblower uses first public appearance since surveillance leaks to defend decision and praise
As river levels in Poland fall to record lows amid a prolonged drought, Jewish tombstones and a Soviet fighter plane with the remains of its pilots have been found in the riverbank, evidence of Poland's
Turkey's parliament has amended the code governing the armed forces, curtailing their political influence. The original rules gave the military responsibility of preserving the Republic of Turkey, a clause
Even with President Barack Obama fresh off a trip to Africa and headed in late summer for a trip to Russia, people outside the United States take a less favorable view of America than they did right after
For the first time since the 1990s, college enrollment in the US is falling. Suddenly, everyone’s skeptical about the value of a degree. But the debate has mostly centered on the value of brick-and-mortar
NEW YORK -- The race for New York City comptroller turned into a small-scale reenactment of the 2012 presidential campaign as Eliot Spitzer's opponent hammered him for his refusal to release his full returns.
Phil Mickelson’s come-from-behind win in the British Open Championship at Muirfield Golf Links in Scotland was decisive. The prize money of £945,000 ($1.43 million) is nice, but the big money will be Mr.
Asia’s richest man, Li Ka-shing, is pouring money into burning trash. The real estate tycoon is leading a consortium to buy Dutch waste treatment company called AVR for $1.26 billion (pdf) from private
A further pick-up in the economy is in prospect with business confidence rising, consumer spending growing and pressure on household finances easing, according to survey data published on Monday. Optimism
Microsoft Will Pay Ex-Windows Boss Steven Sinofsky For His Unvested Stock Worth Over $14 Million Today
If all of them were paid out today, with the stock trading at ~$34, Sinofsky would be getting $14.2 million. Those were part of the terms of Sinofsky's retirement revealed in a form filed to the SEC and
The world’s second-richest man is putting his money where your smartphone’s mic is, with a $40 million investment in music-recognition app Shazam. The small British company with big ambitions has inked
Amazon today announced that it is dropping the prices of dedicated instances on its EC2 cloud computing platform by up to 80%. Dedicated per region fees, which are charged on top of the regular EC2 fees,