Suez Canal upgrade may not live up to promise

Experts say canal upgrade may not attract levels of traffic projected By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum ANKARA - Improvements to the Suez Canal may not provide the...

Las Vegas Police Officer Accused Of Manslaughter After Using Chokehold

A police officer has been charged with murdering a man at Las Vegas Strip resort, as he accidentally killed the man chokehold, authorities said. Las...

Missing Chinese tycoon ‘assisting probes’: company

Statement comes after Guo Guangchang reported missing amid speculation whether he was detained as graft suspect BEIJING - Companies controlled by a renowned Chinese businessman...

Basketball: Unbeaten Warriors set new NBA record

Golden State Warriors set new NBA record becoming first team to win first 16 games of the season ANKARA - Defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors set a...

US Federal Reserve raises interest rates by 0.25 pct

Market reaction is muted with US stocks rising only slightly after the move ANKARA - The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised its key interest rate for...

Brent oil dives below $41 a barrel, lowest in 7 years

Price of global benchmark Brent crude falls 5.4 percent Monday as supply remains high ANKARA - Brent crude oil price fell below $41 a barrel late Monday...

Fierce Thunderstorm Rips Through Eastern Nebraska And Western Iowa

A fierce thunderstorm took place in Eastern Nebraska and Western Iowa causing total rupture of local establishments along with houses and trees and even...

US: Carter’s Ramadi comments ‘consistent’ with analysis

- White House says defense chief assessment similar to those on the ground in Ramadi WASHINGTON – The White House on Tuesday defended the country’s...

US charges former Mexican governor with money laundering

Eugenio Hernandez Flores is second ex-governor of Tamaulipas to be accused by US of hiding bribes from Mexican gangs By Nancy Caouette MEXICO CITY – A former...

Mexican police rescue 103 kidnapped migrants

Victims, including women and children, held for 35 days. MEXICO CITY -- Police in Axapusco rescued 103 migrants held hostage at a safe house just...

Brazil business leader helps US FIFA investigation

José Hawilla assists FBI investigation by recording conversations with former Brazilian football chief By Ben Tavener SAO PAULO – A Brazilian football marketing boss helped the FBI...

Second online anti-Daesh center may open in Malaysia

Sawab centers aims to use direct online engagement to quickly counter terrorist propaganda WASHINGTON – The U.S. may join to establish another online center to...

Obama administration wants action, not words from Netanyahu

What we're looking for now are actions and policies that demonstrate genuine commitment to a two-state solution. WASHINGTON (AA) – The Obama administration on Monday...

Turkish adventurer wants to row from U.S. to Canakkale

Erden Eruc is listed in Guinness World Records as the first person to complete solo human-powered circumnavigation of the Earth. WASHINGTON (AA) –...

American academic slams Israel over Gaza blockade

Norman Finkelstein says conflict has gone on for too long and with too much suffering and must now be resolved Norman Finkelstein, the American Professor...