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Afghan Election Commissioners Recommend Suspending Kandahar Vote

KABUL – Afghan election commissioners have recommended suspending Saturday’s parliamentary election in the southern province of Kandahar following the...

Trump Says Too Early To Assign Blame In Khashoggis Apparent Killing New York Times

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday expressed confidence in intelligence reports that suggest a high-level Saudi role in the suspected killing of...

Banks Urge Us Regulators To Reconsider Volcker Rule Tweaks

WASHINGTONWASHINGTON – Banks on Thursday pushed back on how regulators are attempting to simplify rules prohibiting banks from trading on their own account, a...

Trump Says It Certainly Looks Like Journalist Khashoggi Is Dead

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it “certainly looks” U.S.-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead. “It certainly...

Senator Warren Urges Fed To Require Removal Of Wells Fargo Ceo

WASHINGTONWASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Thursday the Federal Reserve should not allow Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) to grow in size until the...

Us To Merge Jerusalem Consulate In To New Embassy

WASHINGTON – The United States will merge the U.S. Consulate General, which serves Palestinians, with its new embassy into a single diplomatic mission in...

Us Senator Warren Urges Fed To Require Removal Of Wells Fargo Ceo

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Thursday the Federal Reserve should not allow Wells Fargo & Co (WFC.N) to grow in size until the bank...

Putin Says Islamic State Has Seized 700 Hostages In Syria

SOCHI, Russia – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Islamic State (IS) militants had seized nearly 700 hostages in part of Syria controlled by...

Football Funfairs And Fortunes In Afghan Election Money Talks

KABULKABUL – Javid Jaihoon, who started life selling water on the streets of Kabul, is one of a clutch of Afghan businessmen whose multimillion dollar fortunes,...

As Tensions Mount Mattis Seeks More Resilient Us Ties With Chinas Military

SINGAPORESINGAPORE – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held high-profile talks with his Chinese counterpart on Thursday, as the United States seeks to forge to...