World | Reuters | Friday October 31, 2014
A move by US-led forces in Afghanistan to classify a key assessment of multibillion dollar efforts to train and equip local security forces is "inexplicable" and hides issues from the public, a US government watchdog said.
Thursday October 30, 2014
The government bonds hit a 13-month high Thursday on hopes recent government reforms and likely rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would help offset any impact of an earlier-than-expected increase in US interest rates.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 29, 2014
The White House's unclassified computer network was recently breached by intruders, a US official said on Tuesday, with The Washington Post newspaper reporting that the Russian government was thought to be behind the act.
Reuters | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Some technology companies have scaled back their cooperation with the US government in the aftermath of revelations from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 28, 2014
Dutch prosecutors are still awaiting US intelligence reports on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 but American laws on passing on such information to criminal investigations are complicating the process, the Dutch government said on Tuesday.
Tuesday October 28, 2014
Hit by uncertainty over oil supplies from West Asia, the government is keen to diversify imports and wants to buy crude from the US, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 26, 2014
The US government announced Saturday it would recognize same sex marriages in six more states, following an earlier Supreme Court decision not to take up the debate.
World | Reuters | Saturday October 25, 2014
New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials sai...
Reuters | Wednesday October 22, 2014
Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cyber-security flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment.
India | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Wednesday October 22, 2014
In tweets, a 7-point questionnaire to the government and a barrage of remarks, the Congress has expressed great umbrage at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's remark - made on NDTV - that the party will face "embarrassment" when a list of Indians accused...
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 22, 2014
The Samsung smartphones and tablets were placed on a list of gadgets approved by the National Security Agency for managing classified information.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 22, 2014
The US Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the agency told Reuters.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 22, 2014
One of three Americans detained in North Korea has been released and is en route to the United States, the US government said Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Travelers to the United States from Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must fly into one of five airports that have enhanced screening in place for the virus, the U.S. government said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 21, 2014
The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face more intrusions.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday October 21, 2014
Last month was the hottest September for globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces since record-keeping began in 1880, the US government said on Monday.
Monday October 20, 2014
Global stocks climbed on Monday, with strong US data and encouraging third-quarter earnings easing concerns about the pace of global economic recovery and raising appetite for riskier assets.
Sunday October 19, 2014
Evaporating inflation and slowing growth have put financial markets into such a spin that they could inflict further damage on the world economy.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 19, 2014
The Islamic State group was taking heavy losses in the Syrian battleground of Kobane on Sunday as Iraqi forces fought the jihadists buoyed by US backing for top government security appointments.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday October 18, 2014
US President Barack Obama on Friday ordered "pin and chip" security measures for government payment systems, aiming to stem the proliferation of credit card fraud and identity theft.