Articles By Jijo Jacob
A Greek sovereign default has always been a talismanic scare for the euro stakeholders. It would put the common currency under the greatest pressure since its creation, and shake the foundations of the currency bloc.
The would-be bomber in the terror plot hatched by al Qaeda affiliates, which sought to bring down a Western airliner on the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, had either turned informant or was planted in the terror cell.
A double car bombing in Russia's troubled North Caucasus region killed 12 people and wounded more than 100, authorities said Friday.
A suicide bombing at a police checkpoint in Pakistan's north-western tribal area killed at least 15 people on Friday.
South Korea wrested one-upmanship from the belligerent North on Monday by issuing a stern warning that it might shoot down a rocket that Pyongyang is planning to launch next month.
With political pressures mounting, talk about the release of the strategic oil reserves has come back. Will the President decide to release the country's reserves in a last gasp effort to stem the gas price spike? And if he does, what kind of impact will it have on prices?
To talk bullish on gold looks like a risky proposition at the moment -- last Wednesday, gold saw one of the most brutal routs in a year when it tumbled five percent. It indeed recovered 1.5 percent the next day, broadly symbolizing the roller-coaster ride of bullion in recent times.
Pakistani government has set the ball rolling for the arrest and extradition of former President Pervez Musharraf.
Gas prices are a potent weapon in an election year. TransCanada Corp's proposed $7-billion Keystone XL pipeline, which would move 800,000 barrels of oil a day from Alberta, Canada, to the Texas Gulf, has suddenly become an inalienable part in the election rhetoric.
The Republican presidential primary is nearing the defining moment of the Super Tuesday. While Mitt Romney looks to throw rivals out of the park with emphatic wins in major Super Tuesday states, for the others, the future of their race will be decided no later than March 6.