Obama has 'faith' in Afghanistan mission

2014-01-14 11:14:48

US President Barack Obama defended his Afghanistan policy on Monday, saying he continues to have "faith" in the US mission in the country.

Colombia, FARC resume peace talks

2014-01-14 10:46:48

Colombian officials and leftist rebels resumed peace talks Monday in Havana, Cuba, with the insurgent group urging voters to use upcoming elections to reject right-wing candidates.

Embattled NJ Governor faces probe over Sandy funds

2014-01-14 10:06:36

US investigators are looking into whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie misused about $2 million in Superstorm Sandy relief funds.

US concerned about Iran-Russia oil deal

2014-01-14 09:42:09

The White House said on Monday it was concerned about a recent report that Iran and Russia are negotiating an oil-for-goods swap worth $1.5 billion a month.

Jackson's family bid for new trial denied

2014-01-14 09:04:20

The family of late pop star Michael Jackson on Monday lost its bid for a new trial against concert promoter AEG Live, which had been cleared of liability in the singer's death.

US commercial spacecraft docks with ISS

2014-01-13 10:10:09

commercial spacecraft, operated by US space company Orbital Sciences Corp., docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday morning on its first official cargo resupply mission to the orbiting lab.

Lenovo targets US, but when?

2014-01-13 07:09:50

Gerry Smith, senior vice-president of Lenovo Group and president of the company’s efforts in the Americas, is fine-tuning the “right product portfolio and right carriers" while waiting for the "right timing" to dive into the US mobile market.

Embraer extends coverage in China's aircraft market

2014-01-13 07:04:52

While soybean and minerals are attracting wide attention in trade between China and Brazil, Brazilian aircraft are enlarging the country's share in the Chinese market.

Culture sets the beat for ties

2014-01-13 07:03:44

To celebrate the first day of 2014, Ma Yan, a human resources consultant, chose to treat herself and her boyfriend to the rhythmic delights of a bossa nova concert in Beijing.

China will pass EU in Latino trading

2014-01-13 06:56:00

China will replace the European Union in 2016 as the second-largest export market for Latin America and the Caribbean, given the current pace of growth, a recent report from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean said.

Obama welcomes Iran nuclear deal

2014-01-13 04:16:13

Obama on Sunday welcomed an agreement to start implementing an interim deal on Iran's nuclear program from January 20.

More well-known US retailers victims of cyber attacks

2014-01-12 15:55:54

Target Corp and Neiman Marcus are not the only U.S. retailers whose networks were breached over the holiday shopping season last year, according to sources familiar with attacks on other merchants that have yet to be publicly disclosed.