Is the former Secretary of State planning a run for the 2016 presidential election? Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton made speeches in The Hawkeye State over the weekend to rally Democrats to vote in the upcoming November elections, reports CNBC's John Harwood.» Read More
PARIS, Oct 24- Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief whose French presidential ambitions were shattered by a sex scandal last year, is making a comeback in business and at conferences. The 63- year-old Strauss-Kahn was accused of trying to rape a New York hotel maid in May 2011.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-- In back-to-back Asian summits this month, Iran's president made sure to carve out special time to look east. At one gathering in Azerbaijan, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reminded the president of Kazakhstan about the vision of a railway linking the heart of Central Asia with Iran's warm ports.
Round 2 of the 2012 presidential debates begins any minute now, with Sara Fagen, former George W. Bush senior aide; Keith Boykin, Democratic Strategist; and CNBC's John Harwood and Larry Kudlow.
Larry Kudlow is outraged that President Obama hasn't taken responsibility for Libya. But Howard Dean calls the outrage "right wing" nonsense.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN that she "takes responsibility" for the Benghazi-gate scandal. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and CNBC contributor Howard Dean, share their opinions.
CNBC's Larry Kudlow reports Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN "I take responsibility" for the attack on the Benghazi embassy on September 11.
According to proprietary reporting from Ed Klein, Bill Clinton is concerned that Barack Obama is about to throw Hillary Clinton under the bus.
*Iran currency plummets, sanctions seen as partial cause. *Western envoys: Iran not serious about negotiations.
*Rebel crisis fuels tension in Africa's most volatile region. KIGALI, Oct 4- President Paul Kagame said on Thursday Western governments were "dead wrong" in blaming Rwanda for the rebellion in neighbouring eastern Congo and threatening Kigali with aid cuts, and he pledged to stand firm against his accusers.
*Russia may be irritated with calls for new sanctions-envoys* Israel has threatened military action against Iran By Louis Charbonneau.
*China, Europe services PMI disappoint. NEW YORK, Oct 3- Oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday as disappointing economic data from China and Europe reinforced concerns about slowing growth and a weakening demand for petroleum, even as supportive U.S. data strengthened the dollar.
By Yeganeh Torbati and Marcus George. DUBAI, Oct 3- Riot police clashed with demonstrators and arrested money changers in Tehran on Wednesday in disturbances over the collapse of the Iranian currency, which has lost 40 percent of its value against the dollar in a week, witnesses said.
BEIJING, Oct 3- China quietly deferred a request by North Korea for its young leader to visit last month because the Chinese leadership was preoccupied with its once-in-a-decade leadership change and a host of other distractions, two independent sources said.
In the presidential campaign, China has become a focal point encompassing security and economic concerns, highlighting the nations’ complex relationship, The New York Times reports.
Nicholas Consonery, China Analyst, Eurasia Group discusses Hillary Clinton's visit to China in detail.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes’ list of the world's 100 most powerful women for the second-consecutive year, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is No. 2.
Former President Bill Clinton is set to play a central part in the Democratic convention, aides said, and will formally place President Obama’s name into nomination by delivering a prime-time speech designed to present a forceful economic argument why Obama deserves a second term, the New York Times reports.
President Obama was once the fundraiser-in-chief. Now, he faces the very real threat of being the first president to be outspent by a challenger.
The unexpected decline in export orders at the Canton Fair is seen as a relatively significant sign of trouble for the overall Chinese economy because it coincides with steeply rising wages and higher rents for factory space. The NYT reports.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest developments in the China dissident drama, including a phone call from Chen Guangcheng into the hearing on Capitol Hill to plead his case.