By AIDA CERKEZAssociated Press
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - The Bosnian prosecutor's office said Wednesday it is investigating who is at fault after the European Union halved the country's funding because its squabbling leaders haven't changed the constitution to allow more
BERLIN (AP) - A building crane collapsed Wednesday onto a supermarket in western Germany, killing one person and injuring at least five others, police said.
Rescuers were struggling to comb through the wreckage of the Aldi supermarket in the town of Bad Homburg, near Frankfurt, because parts of the
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Playing catch-up with a long way to go, President Barack Obama's new health insurance markets last month picked up the dismal pace of signups, the administration reported Wednesday.
Enrollment statistics from the
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus has earmarked 340 million euros ($467.5 million) to help combat joblessness, which is expected to peak next year at over 19 percent in the bailed-out country.
President Nicos Anastasiades says 300 million euros - half of which will come from the European Investment
By ADAM SCHRECKAssociated Press
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab neighbors wrapped up a summit meeting in Kuwait on Wednesday by agreeing to establish a joint military command, paving the way for tighter security coordination even as their regional rival Iran
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's chief federal prosecutor says he hasn't decided whether to open an investigation into alleged surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency but is suggesting that he's skeptical.
Prosecutor Harald Range's office has been considering since June whether it
By YOUKYUNG LEEAP Technology Writer
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A law under consideration in South Korea's parliament has sparked vociferous debate by grouping popular online games such as "StarCraft" with gambling, drugs and alcohol as an anti-social addiction the government should do more to
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Economy Ministry says the country will see "moderate growth at most" in the fourth quarter after industrial production declined in October.
In its monthly report issued Wednesday, the ministry said conditions have improved for an upswing carried by domestic demand but
By PAN PYLASAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - Financial markets were sluggish Wednesday as an apparent budget deal in the U.S. Congress failed to divert attention from investors' primary focus - will the Federal Reserve reduce its monthly stimulus next week?
As the Fed's policy meeting nears,
MADRID (AP) - Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, which owns Zara stores, says its profits barely rose in the first nine months of the year despite a solid sales increase and a further expansion worldwide.
Inditex said Wednesday its net profit from February through October rose 1 percent to 1.67
By LARA JAKESAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The NSA chief said Wednesday he knows of no better way his agency can help protect the U.S. from foreign threats than with spy programs that collect billions of phone and Internet records from around the world.
Pleading with the Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is confirming that the U.S. is suspending nonlethal aid to rebels in northern Syria amid reports that Islamic Front fighters have seized assets from mainstream, Western-backed rebels.
White House spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. is concerned about reports that
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' budget office estimates that the just-announced budget deal would increase the deficit over the next two years by $41.4 billion.
The analysis also says the deal would save taxpayers $23 billion, when calculated over the coming decade