Nov 24- Heightened travel risks stemming from the recent militant attacks in Paris have depressed flight bookings to the French capital and other destinations, sending travel stocks lower as fears grow of a lengthy slump. New flight bookings to Paris, one of the world's most-visited cities, fell 27 percent in the Nov. 14-21 period from a year ago, travel...» Read More
*Third major attack in Tunisia this year. Ambulances rushed wounded from the scene and security forces closed off streets around Mohamed V Avenue, one of the major streets in the capital Tunis and where the charred wreckage of the bus lay not far from the interior ministry. It is the third major attack to strike Tunisia this year after a militant killed 38...
President Obama and French President Francois Hollande pledge to broaden the scale of strikes on ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
President Vladimir Putin called Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet "a stab in the back" carried out by the accomplices of terrorists.
TUNIS, Nov 24- At least 11 people were killed on Tuesday after an explosion hit a bus carrying Tunisian presidential guards along a major street in the centre of the capital Tunis. Security and presidential sources said the explosion was an attack, adding it was not immediately clear whether it was a bomb or an explosive fired at the bus as it travelled along...
Valentin Marinov, head of G-10 FX research at Credit Agricole, comments on how geopolitical tensions will affect markets and says the Russian plane incident is going to weigh on the Turkish lira.
Turkey confirmed Tuesday that it shot down a Russian warplane, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace and ignored repeated warnings.
BRUSSELS— Belgium may be famed for its chocolate and beer, but the lockdown imposed on the capital because of the highest-level security alert is leaving a bad taste for many visitors and businesses. While few doubt the government's need to protect the public from a Paris-style attack— which officials have warned is a "serious and imminent" threat in Brussels—...
*Paris businesses likely to make successful insurance claims. PARIS/ LONDON, Nov 24- Parisian businesses struggling after the Nov. 13 attacks are likely to be able to make successful insurance claims, helped by a state-backed fund set up in the wake of the Sept. 11 2001 attacks in New York. The carnage in Paris could spur demand for insurance against terrorism, as...
Investors in security and defense companies may stand to benefit from redoubled government efforts to stamp out terrorism.
Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border.
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, radio and television host and best-selling author, says the threat from ISIS must be taken seriously and criticizes President Obama's foreign policy.
The Paris attacks are expected to lead to a Europe-wide rise in security spending but France's budget is already strained. Marie Owens Thomsen, senior economist and strategist at Credit Agricole Private Banking, discusses.
Cathay Pacific flight CX 841 from New York to Hong Kong was diverted to Beijing as a passenger required urgent medical assistance, the carrier said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who's usually seen as Europe's indispensable leader, is in danger of losing that role.
The terrorist group is taking our weapons and buying them on black markets.
ISIS recruits are made to feel like Batman, able to wage fights against injustices around the world "as they see it," anti-terrorism expert Evan Kohlmann tells CNBC.
The deadly Paris attacks and the terror lockdown in Europe could start affecting the world economy, an expert on global political risk tells CNBC.
China said it would continue to build military and civilian facilities on its artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea.
With their capital in lockdown amid fears of a Paris-style terror attack, Belgians looked for some relief from the tension. The answer? Cat pictures.
Richard Harris, chief executive of Port Shelter Investment Management, says China's move into the region is "clearly military" and "a geopolitical move."