LAAYOUNE, Western Sahara-- Police clashed with stone-throwing demonstrators in a city of Western Sahara on Tuesday during a protest against a new fishing accord that gives EU boats access to rich coastal waters.» Read More
Investors can blame Europe for choking off stock market gains in 2011. But there’s a growing list of geopolitical flashpoints lurking in 2012—and any one of them could pose a risk to stocks.
For the first time ever, a government advisory board is asking scientific journals not to publish details of certain biomedical experiments, for fear that the information could be used by terrorists. The New York Times reports.
Anti-Wall Street protesters up and down the West Coast are joining an effort to blockade some of the nation's busiest ports from Anchorage to San Diego.
Now that the "Arab Spring" is turning into the "Arab Winter" the former prime minister writes, "the challenge emerging from the changes taking place is so big that we had better put in place a common Western strategy or we'll find that national approaches are totally irrelevant to shape events there."
They call it the Robin Hood tax — a tiny levy on trades in the financial markets that would take money from the banks and give it to the world’s poor. The New York Times reports.
As tensions are escalating between Iran and the West, one thing is for sure: If there is anything worse than the global crisis, it may be the eventual recovery.
By far his most distinctive physical feature, Mr. Romney’s head of impeccably coiffed black hair has become something of a cosmetological Rorschach test on the campaign trail, with many seeing in his thick locks everything they love and loathe about the Republican candidate for the White House. The New York Times reports.
Protestors in Cairo’s Tahrir Square were preparing for a million-man march on Friday to call on the ruling military council to step down, saying steps announced recently were insufficient.
As clashes between protestors and security forces were still ongoing in several cities across Egypt, an address to the nation by the head of the ruling military council on Tuesday night was rejected by the crowds in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
Egypt's ruling military moved up the date for transferring power to a civilian government to July of next year and consulted Tuesday with political parties on forming a new Cabinet. But the major concessions were immediately rejected by tens of thousands of protesters in Cairo's iconic Tahrir Square threatening a "second revolution."
The head of Egypt's ruling army council will deliver a statement to the nation later on Tuesday, state television said, as protests demanding an end to military rule intensify.
At least 12 people have been killed and hundreds injured in violent confrontations between security forces and the anxious mood was reflected in investor sentiment, with broad selling pulling the country’s stock exchange down 2.5 percent.
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
With a week to go before the Super Committee's deadlines, defense is expected to take a big hit, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
New York police and sanitation workers cleared Zuccotti Park, where protesters from the Occupy Wall Street movement have been camped for nearly two months, in the early morning hours of Tuesday.
If we’re not to blame capitalism for the current wave of dissatisfaction, who are we to blame? Selfish prats. They can be found across the political spectrum and in all socio-economic groups. They make poor decisions and screw stuff up for everyone else.
The eight major Republican candidates for president joined in a united attack against President Obama as commander in chief during a debate Saturday, but at times differed sharply over how to block Iran’s nuclear ambitions and the way forward with Pakistan, the New York Times reports.
Discussing how to invest in a fund for injured Army Rangers, with Jim Regan, Lead The Way Fund chairman &CEO, and Robert Hotarek, Lead the Way, president & CEO.
We must work with Israel to determine the proper military response needed to stabilize the region, protect our allies and protect this country – if that includes targeted airstrikes on Iranian nuclear facilities, then I am prepared to authorize that action.