Spain's prime minister is urging the European Central Bank to go ahead with a bond-buying program aimed at lowering the borrowing costs of debt-ridden governments like his own, saying in comments published Sunday that eurozone state financing rates need to be similar for the currency union to function.
Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Egyptian shares surged to the highest level in almost six months after Qatar’s QNB Group expressed interest in buying a majority stake in Societe Generale SA’s Cairo unit.
Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said his government will continue with its deficit-cutting plans amid calls from opposition lawmakers for a rethink as the economy struggles to recover from a double-dip recession.
Don't call today's young doctors slackers.
Studio executives expected their biggest summer ever this year as they loaded their lineup with huge action movies and superhero franchises.
An official familiar with the probe says New York's attorney general is investigating some of the nation's largest private equity firms, including Bain Capital, founded by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- China’s economy is showing mounting signs of deterioration from manufacturers to banks, raising the risk that outgoing Premier Wen Jiabao will miss his growth target for the first time since taking office in 2003.
Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Average stockpiles at China’s automobile dealerships fell to a four-month low in July as carmakers shut their factories for summer maintenance, according to the state-backed industry association.
Iraq's Oil Ministry says crude oil exports have averaged 2.565 million barrels a day in August, the highest level in more than three decades.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Desmond Tutu called Sunday for Tony Blair and George Bush to face prosecution at the International Criminal Court for their role in the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq
Tokyo city officials planning to buy tiny islands at the center of a longtime territorial dispute with China surveyed the area Sunday on a visit meant to send a message of ownership.
A team of experts is hydrating five stranded pilot whales with fish smoothies through a feeding tube every four hours and monitoring their activity levels around the clock.
The U.S. military has suspended training of some Afghan forces while the Americans review the process of vetting new recruits following a spike in deadly attacks on international troops last month, officials said Sunday.
Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says she regrets nothing about the band's anti-government performance in a cathedral that got them convicted of hooliganism and sentenced to two years behind bars.
For Bruce Cargill, an 87-year-old retiree, Medicare is a “glorious program” that, along with Social Security, keeps millions of older Americans out of poverty.
President Barack Obama says he's a “huge Clint Eastwood fan,” even in the aftermath of the actor's rambling “invisible Obama” monologue at the GOP convention.
A wildlife rescue organization says 13 whales have died following a mass stranding off the Scottish coast.