10/17/2013 1:43amA survey of 100 of the fastest-growing companies in emerging market shows most are failing at public accountability.
10/17/2013 6:01amCanada's ambassador to Prague says his country is planning to lift visa requirements for Czech nationals, a thorny issue that threatened a new free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada.
10/17/2013 6:23amA Norwegian heavy metal rocker is on trial in France for allegedly inciting racial hatred and other charges linked to his alleged anti-Semitic and xenophobic messages.
10/17/2013 6:45amThe American warship where an al-Qaida suspect was interrogated after being snatched from Libya by U.S. special forces has come to the rescue of 120 Somali migrants.
10/17/2013 7:24amSpanish police have arrested 17 people for their role in stealing watches worth 23 million euros ($31 million), resolving one of the country's biggest jewelry heists.
10/17/2013 7:26amHaving a job no longer offers a sure route out of poverty in Britain, with the working poor crushed by rising costs and stagnant wages, a first of its kind report from the government said Thursday.
10/17/2013 8:09amFor the 100th anniversary of World War I, officials from about 30 countries are meeting in Paris to plan four years of commemorative events.
10/17/2013 8:58amPope Francis, who has said he wants a church for the poor, has been briefed about a scandal in Germany involving a bishop's 31 million euro ($42 million) residence and renovation project.
10/17/2013 9:13amA Dutch court has ruled the Amsterdam arm of Scientology is a charitable organization and exempt from paying taxes.
10/17/2013 10:15amLibya's former intelligence chief has appealed the International Criminal Court's decision to let him be tried in his home country and asked judges to order Libya not to start the trial until the appeal is settled.
10/17/2013 11:36amThe European Union's top court on Thursday ordered Italy to comply with a directive by the bloc's executive arm to fully reclaim 295 million euros ($400 million) of state aid payments that were made to U.S. aluminum giant Alcoa.
10/17/2013 1:43pmChevron said Thursday it has suspended searching for shale gas in northeast Romania following protests in the capital and the local area against fracking.
10/17/2013 1:59pmThe case of Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke took on another bizarre twist Thursday as his family said it doesn't know where his body is.
10/17/2013 2:46pmThe head of the Vatican Museums warned Thursday he might be forced to limit the number of visitors to the Sistine Chapel if its new air conditioning and air purification systems don't significantly reduce "dangerous" pollution levels.
10/17/2013 2:56pmA new global treaty could eliminate within three decades the commercial use of mercury in everything from batteries, paints and skin-lightening creams to utility plants and small-scale gold mining, the head of the U.N.'s environment agency said Thursday.
10/17/2013 3:08pmA new global treaty could eliminate within three decades the commercial use of mercury in everything from batteries, paints and skin-lightening creams to utility plants and small-scale gold mining, the head of the U.N.'s environment agency said Thursday.