Iranian officials said Wednesday they were strongly opposed to the United States joining Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan next week, local media reported.
Russian authorities have extended US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden’s Russian residency permit by two years, the foreign ministry said Wednesday.
Police said that officers shot dead an Israeli Arab who they allege tried to ram them with his car during a protest against home demolitions in southern Israel on Wednesday.
Hong Kong’s stock market regulator has filed a lawsuit against major banks Standard Chartered and UBS along with consultancy firm KPMG over a 2009 initial public offering on the city’s bourse.
A Chinese official has admitted his province falsified its economic data for years, state media said Wednesday, as the country prepares to release its national growth estimates for 2016.
Northern Europe, Canada and Russia will enjoy balmier winters by century’s end even as the average number of mild days per year declines worldwide, a climate study said Wednesday.
China’s growth slipped to its slowest rate in more than a quarter of a century in 2016, an AFP survey has forecast, as analysts see mounting risks for the world’s number two economy with Donald Trump heading for the White House.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a deal to buy business data management firm SimpliVity for $650 million in cash.
Nguyen Thi Thanh Loan grew up on a small plot of land in rural Vietnam, with just enough food to eat, few new clothes and no disposable income.
China is suspending local meteorological bureaus from issuing smog alerts, media reported Wednesday, raising suspicions the government is attempting to suppress information about the country’s air pollution as public anger over the issue grows.
For just one hour of work, Juha Jarvinen had to fill out piles of paperwork only to see his unemployment insurance docked. But with Finland’s universal basic income test, he’s hoping for a fresh start.