Oct. 8 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea’s automakers reported record sales in China last month while Japanese manufacturers posted declines after anti-Japan protests over disputed islands escalated in the world’s largest vehicle market.
Just as Iran's currency was rattling near bottom after a stunning free fall, officials in Tehran opened a trade exhibition that included advanced engineering tools, heavy machinery and robotics. Nearly every Iranian booth had some connection to the country's powerful Revolutionary Guard and the ruling system it safeguards.
One type of investor buys stocks when everyone is convinced that corporate earnings will fall. He buys because he thinks they're wrong and earnings will rise instead. Call him the contrarian.
California motorists faced another day of record-breaking gasoline prices Sunday, though relief appeared to be on the way.
least of all 32-year-old Wahidullah who was crippled by a bullet that pierced his spine during the civil war.
Tens of thousands of people marched in 56 Spanish cities Sunday to protest punishing austerity cuts they say will only increase unemployment and job insecurity in a country experiencing its second recession in three years and record high unemployment.
Critics don't like “Taken 2,” but Liam Neeson's action sequel proved twice as popular as the original movie was.
South Korea will be able to possess longer-range missiles capable of hitting all of North Korea under a new agreement with the United States that is likely to draw an angry response from the North.
Kremlin officials like to insist Russian President Vladimir Putin does not care for big birthday bashes and that he was to spend his 60th on Sunday quietly celebrating with close friends and family in his home city, St. Petersburg. However, the president's supporters don't appear to have received the memo, and so the day saw an unprecedented exhibition of Putin-idolatry reminiscent of some of the world's oddest cults of personality.
Mitt Romney is showing his softer side, while President Barack Obama works to extend his cash advantage as both men begin the final-month sprint to Election Day.
Turkey's military on Sunday fired artillery on targets inside Syria for a fifth consecutive day, immediately responding to a Syrian shell that landed on Turkish soil. The exchange kept tensions along the volatile border running high and stoked fears of a regional conflagration.
Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Ten people were wounded today when an Israeli missile struck a motorcycle being driven in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah, medical officials and witnesses said.
Libya's embattled prime minister has proposed a new Cabinet line-up for parliament to vote upon, and legislators say that if it is rejected he may lose his post.