Articles By Jijo Jacob

From Politics & Policy Oct 17, 2013

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden's Father: There are More Secrets to Expose

NSA whistleblower's father Lon Snowden encourages son Edward to 'make sure true story comes out'.

From Politics & Policy Oct 17, 2013

Edward Snowden NSA Scandal: Agency Involved in Drone Attack that Killed Top Bin Laden Aide

New disclosure details how notorious al-Qaida operative who had unwittingly got away from CIA dragnet was tracked and executed in drone attack in Pakistan.

From Politics & Policy Oct 16, 2013

Impact of US Default: Another Recession, Market Meltdown and a Bank Run

Another recession, a fall in the value of dollar, rising funding woes for banks, a global market crash -- all these and more could be the fallout of a US default.

From Politics & Policy Oct 15, 2013

Eid al-Adha: Microphone Bomb Kills Afghan Governor During Prayers in Mosque

Arsala Jamal killed in Logar near Kabul in suspected suicide attack.

From Society Oct 15, 2013

20 Killed in Philippines Earthquake

Buildings and churches ruined in major tourist spot Bohol Island and Cebu.

From Economy Oct 14, 2013

Alibaba Aims to Create $500bn Marketplace to Make it Bigger Than Wal-Mart

CEO Jonathan Lu says company hopes to nearly triple volume of transactions.

From Companies Oct 14, 2013

China's Huawei: No Plan for Major Acquisitions

Telecom major had been rumoured to take over BlackBerry, Nokia and HTC Corp.

From Economy Oct 13, 2013

Debt Ceiling: China Calls for World to Be 'De-Americanised'

China's official news agency calls US hypocritical, saying the fate of the world's people should not be entrusted to such a dysfunctional government.

From Politics & Policy Oct 11, 2013

Edward Snowden Scandal: 'CIA Sent Him Home But NSA Hired Him Later'

Snowden’s CIA boss removed him from Geneva station after suspicion.

From Politics & Policy Oct 11, 2013

US Shutdown: Republicans Take a Step Back But Obama Stands Firm

Democrats refuse to buy Republican proposal for short-term extension of Treasury's borrowing powers as it is not tied to plan to re-finance government.