The US demanded that Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission and threatened to impose new sanctions.» Read More
DOHUK, Iraq, Aug 17- Kurdish fighters are advancing towards the militant-held city of Mosul, aiming to reverse gains by Islamic State insurgents, witnesses and a Kurdish peshmerga commander said on Sunday.
Because of the Pittsburgh squad's success, the FBI is rewarding the office with more manpower, allowing it to take on even more cyberthreats. Because of security concerns, the FBI won't say how many agents are in the Pittsburgh cyber office or specify how many agents will be added.
Ukrainian forces take police station in Luhansk, on Russian border, and claim fresh Russian military equipment has been seen coming in.
After fighting Friday, experts disagree about what investors should expect next between Russia and Ukraine
Islamic State insurgents "massacred" some 80 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority, a Yazidi lawmaker and two Kurdish officials said on Friday.
One strategist said the conflict will continue, with Russia taking over eastern Ukraine.
A Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukraine forces have engaged a Russian armored column on Ukrainian soil.
CNBC's John Harwood reports on the potential escalation of conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
Traders jumped into a defensive posture before the weekend, selling stocks and adding to bond positions after Ukrainian artillery destroyed part of a Russian armored column.
Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said an agreement had been reached for Russian to deliver humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine.
Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria.
LONDON, Aug 15- Following four decades of war, sanctions, nationalization and unrest, oil and gas producers are gradually adjusting to rely less on the Middle East. Diversification away from the Middle East is one of the main reasons why oil prices have remained virtually unchanged as unrest has spread across much of the region since 2011..
Recent events in and around Russia seem to have highlighted risks of investing in the country – yet the rouble and the MICEX have had a good week.
NEW YORK— Renewed fighting in Ukraine rattled markets on Friday. John Canally, the chief economic strategist at LPL Financial, said it's understandable that traders dropped stocks in response to the flare-up. Canally suspects the dispute between Russia and Ukraine will likely follow the pattern of recent months.
KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, Russia— Russia let Ukrainian officials inspect an aid convoy while it was still on Russian soil Friday and agreed that the Red Cross can distribute the goods in Ukraine's rebel-held city of Luhansk.
Johannes Benigni, Founder & Managing Director at JBC Energy, explains why the stepping down of Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki is unlikely to be an immediate solution to the Iraq crisis.
Nouri al-Maliki has given up his fight to remain prime minister of Iraq and now supports his successor, Haider al-Ibadi, state television reported Thursday.
NEW YORK, Aug 14- Arab Bank Plc served as "paymaster" of funds supporting Hamas, lawyers for a group of Americans suing the bank for compensation stemming from attacks by the Palestinian militant group told a jury on Thursday as a long-anticipated civil trial got under way.
"It's crazy that they say the Pentagon is adding any kind of fuel to that fire," says a Department of Defense source.