Articles By Jijo Jacob
Eurozone finance ministers are expected to formally endorse Greece's second bailout package on Monday. The final deal to funnel a rescue package worth 130 billion euros ($170.9 billion) is an important lifeline to the debt-hit country, for without it, Greece will default on a 14.5-billion-euro bond redemption due on March 20.
South Korea conducts live-fire military drills in disputed area despite warnings from Pyongyang of 'premeditated military provocation'.
Iran would not wait for the European Union oil embargo to start on July 1. In a stern retaliatory move, Tehran announced on Sunday it will stop selling crude to French and British oil companies.
Gas prices in the U.S. have gone past $3.50 a gallon, the highest price this time of the year, ticking panic among people who have begun to see the price rises as "oppressive."
A group of young, semi-clad Ukrainian women gate crashed into the Indian embassy in Ukraine's capital Kiev last month, tore down the Indian flag and threw it on the ground.
In an interesting turn of events, will the entry of al-Qaeda comically twist the balance as it will be naturally pitted against the Hezbollah, the feared Shia militia actively supported and patronized by Iran? Assad's promise of a regional conflict could come true then!
A federal immigration agent died and another was injured in a shootout that followed a confrontation between the U.S. Immigration and Customs (ICE) officers in Long Beach, California, the latest reports said.
Iranian State television said a new generation of faster and more efficient uranium enrichment centrifuges will be unveiled on Wednesday, signaling that Tehran cares little for the international sanctions and that the country would go ahead with its nuclear plans defying all odds.
The life of Wu Ying, a 31-year-old ex-rich list woman now on death row, is in balance. Wu, a secondary school dropout who stitched together a 4-billion yuan business empire before she turned 27, was accused of engaging in illegal fund-raising and sentenced to death in 2009.
The hunt for elusive drug cartel leader Joaquin Guzman, known as El Chapo, got a shot in the arm Tuesday with the arrest of infamous meth producer Jaime Herrera in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Sinaloa.