By CATHERINE GASCHKA and FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press
BERN, Switzerland (AP) - A rock star welcome greeted Aung San Suu Kyi as she embarked on her first trip to Europe in 24 years. But after a whirlwind of standing ovations, speeches and receptions, it all became too much, and
By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - A team of United Nations observers entered the Syrian town of Haffa Thursday after government troops overran the area near the Mediterranean coast, seizing the territory back from rebels after battles that
By ERIC TALMADGEAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - Japan moved closer to restarting nuclear reactors for the first time since last year's earthquake and tsunami led to a nationwide shutdown after a mayor gave his support Thursday to bringing two of them back online
By The Associated Press
SAAB STORY: Swedish automaker Saab Automobile was rescued from insolvency when an Asian consortium sealed a deal to buy the brand's main assets with the aim of making electric cars. The price was not disclosed.
BUYER BIO; The buyer,
By DAVID McHUGHAP Business Writer
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - General Motors' lossmaking Opel subsidiary has outlined a plan that foresees an eventual end to production at its plant in Bochum, Germany, softened by the extension of a no-layoff guarantee for all its German
WASHINGTON (AP) - Westinghouse Electric Co. says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nuclear Power Company of India Ltd. aimed at the future construction of nuclear power plants in western India.
The announcement Wednesday came as the top
PARIS (AP) - France's finance minister has unveiled a plan to cap the pay of top executives at state-owned companies at €450,000 ($562,140).
The pay cap was part of President Francois Hollande's campaign pledge to reign in corporate excesses, which he
By MATTHEW PENNINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton welcomed progress in U.S. efforts to invest in India's civilian nuclear power industry but said more action is needed to translate improving ties into economic benefits
By LOUISE NORDSTROMAssociated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Swedish automaker Saab Automobile was Wednesday rescued from insolvency when an Asian consortium sealed a deal to buy the brand's main assets with the aim of making electric cars.
The price tag for Saab
By JONATHAN FAHEYAP Energy Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - America is shoveling coal to the sidelines.
The fuel that powered the U.S. from the industrial revolution into the iPhone era is being pushed aside as utilities switch to cleaner and cheaper alternatives