US lawmakers in the House of Representatives said they were concerned about Iran's ability to continue enriching uranium under the interim agreement on Tehran's disputed nuclear program, an issue they are likely to press as global powers attempt to reach a final agreement.
Bankers in Hong Kong and Malaysia are strengthening ties to boost Islamic business by focusing on the issuance of Islamic bonds and mutual funds to target investors in both markets.
A private-sector forum hosted by regulators this week is part of growing efforts to boost cross-bo
Lebanon's Shi'ite militant Hezbollah group said on Wednesday one of its commanders was killed outside his Beirut home in an overnight attack it blamed on Israel.
Israel denied any role in the killing of Hassan al-Laqqis, which Hezbollah said took place at around midnight
America's largest business lobby group warned the Obama administration on Tuesday against snuffing out the country's energy boom with regulations on new oil and natural gas drilling technologies.
US Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue said an Environmental Protec
Yasser Arafat was not the victim of poisoning, French forensic scientists concluded on Tuesday, countering a Swiss report on the 2004 death of the Palestinian leader that found he was probably killed with radioactive polonium.
The French conclusions were immediately challenged by
Ukraine's government faced a tightening blockade of key buildings by protesters in the capital Kiev on Wednesday amid a crisis over its rejection of closer ties with the European Union that has piled pressure on the creaking economy.
Protesters threatened to extend their bloc
A Palestinian investigator said on Tuesday he would soon name the people he believed were responsible for the death of former leader Yasser Arafat, almost a decade after he started searching for suspects.
Arafat, a guerrilla leader who became the first Palestinian president, died
Standard Chartered Bank plans to offer preferential interest rates and waive clearing fees as part of its strategy to win market share for the growing yuan business in London.
StanChart said on Monday it will cooperate with Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) to provide yuan clearin
Brent crude jumped on Monday and hit its highest price since September, boosted early by strong manufacturing data from China and the United States, then rising further on reports that several Russian cargo cancellations had tightened supply.
Volume surged and Brent extended its
Thai police said on Tuesday they would not stand in the way of protesters battling to seize the prime minister's office and city police headquarters, focal points of demonstrations aimed at toppling the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.
A Reuters witness said