Citigroup says 360,000 affected by hackers

2011-06-16 14:53:20

Citigroup Inc. says hackers stole the account information in a recent data breach of more than 360,000 US credit card customers, much higher than initially thought

ECB's Wellink calls for doubling of euro bail-out fund

2011-06-16 14:35:25

The European bail-out fund should be doubled to 1,500 billion euros ($2.15 trillion) if politicians want private sector investors to participate in a second bail-out package for Greece, a European Central Bank governing council director said.

IOC: No London tickets for Libya yet

2011-06-16 14:00:41

No tickets will be given to Libya's Olympic committee for the 2012 London Games until it is "absolutely certain" they end up in the right hands, said the IOC.

Libyan rebels take new villges in Western Mountains

2011-06-16 10:33:47

Libyan rebels have pushed deeper into government-held territory from their base in the Western Mountains, taking two villages from which forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi had been shelling rebel-held towns.

NATO respects Serbia military neutrality

2011-06-16 10:03:22

Admiral Giampaolo di Paolo, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, said here Wednesday that the military alliance would accept Serbia's stated position of military neutrality.

Libya mission to cost $1.1b by Sept 30

2011-06-16 09:21:46

The cost of US military operations in Libya was $716 million as of June 3 and is projected to reach $1.1 bn by September 30, 2011.

Iran launches homemade satellite into orbit

2011-06-16 04:01:34

Iran launched a satellite into earth orbit Wednesday, in a feat that is likely to raise concerns among those who fear Iran's intentions.

Iran to launch first cyber command

2011-06-16 00:33:39

Deputy head of Iran's Armed Forces Joint Chiefs of Staff Brigadier General announced Iran plans to establish its first cyber command.

Syrian president's envoy to meet Turkish PM

2011-06-15 20:38:57

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's special envoy Hasan Turkmani arrived in the Turkish capital of Ankara on Wednesday to meet Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported.

Is sport fading in Iraq?

2011-06-15 18:06:49

The 38-year-old Iraqi Taklef took part in the 14th Asian Boxing championships in Beijing in 1989 and returned home with a gold.

Snapshots: The world in 24 hours, June 14

2011-06-15 16:49:32

Libyan rebel fighters sit by a caricature of Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi at a checkpoint west of the rebel-held city of Misrata June 14, 2011.

Gates says NATO alliance in danger of breaking

2011-06-15 15:44:46

Gates made a splash with a scathing speech last week in Brussels, home of the NATO, in which he said the alliance faces a "dim, if not dismal" future.