After talks between Pakistan's government and opposition leaders failed, protesters in the country geared up for what their leaders say will be a “deciding day” on Thursday as they call for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down.
(Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that opposition forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq should have more Western support, but Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could not be an ally against jihadists.
"A large alliance is needed, but let's be clear. Assad is not a partner in the struggle against terrorism," he said in a speech.
Mark David Chapman, the gunman who killed Beatles icon John Lennon in 1980 bragged to a parole board about the “incredible planning” involved in the killing, and said that he still gets letters from people outlining the pain his actions caused them.
In a transcript released Wednesday, Chapman told the board that he killed Lennon because “I was confused. I needed a lot of attention at that time, and I took it out on him.”
A new clue has emerged in the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which suggests that the Beijing-bound plane turned south earlier than previously thought, Australian authorities said Thursday. The search for the jetliner, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, shortly after leaving Kuala Lumpur, has so far yielded no concrete clues as to its whereabouts.
Australia’s Qantas Airways Limited (ASX:QAN) posted its biggest annual loss in the company's history, exceeding estimated losses for the year by nearly three times. However, the group also said that it will become profitable again in six months' time, sending its stock soaring.
Major food corporations are increasingly making big moves aimed at proving their good corporate citizenship to consumers who demand ever more transparency, responsibility and benevolence from the companies that produce and sell their food, a shift that experts say will only accelerate in coming years.
Ukraine Accuses Russia Of Invading Country While Putin Adviser Says Russia’s Action Amounts To ‘Invasion’Trading 28 août 2014 Commentaire »
Update as of 7:15 a.m. EDT: Russia is carrying out an invasion in Ukraine, Ella Polyakova, a member of Vladimir Putin's advisory council on human rights, reportedly said.
“When masses of people, under commanders' orders, on tanks and troop carriers, and with the use of heavy weapons, [are] on the territory of another country and cross the border, I consider this an invasion,” she told Reuters.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (KRX:005935) took the wraps off its new 3G-equipped Gear S smartwatch while LG Electronics Inc. (KRX:066575) introduced its round-shaped G Watch R on Wednesday, in a move seen as an attempt to beat the rumored launch date of Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) widely anticipated smartwatch, dubbed the iWatch.
A sexual abuse lawsuit against “X-Men” director Bryan Singer was dropped by accuser Michael Egan on Wednesday. A federal judge reportedly dismissed the case without prejudice, allowing the accuser to re-file it at a later date.
A living fish with the ability to walk could help scientists better understand how a group of ancient fish began exploring land and eventually evolved into tetrapods, which comprised the first four-limbed vertebrates and their descendants, according to a new study.