U.S. is not the leading economic power anymore
2014-12-10 19:33:20 UTC
The Chinese economy just overtook the United States economy to become the largest in the world. For the first time since Ulysses S. Grant was president, America is not the leading economic power on the planet. There’s no easy way to say this: USA ...
EU parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google
2014-11-26 18:42:00 UTC
MEPs are set to clash with the European commission over whether Google’s dominant search engine should be separated from the rest of the company.
The parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google in an attempt to drastically escalate Eu...
U.S. announced $3 Billion on World Climate Change Fund
2014-11-14 21:57:30 UTC
WASHINGTON — The White House announced the $3bn pledge on Friday, putting climate change firmly on the agenda of the G20 summit in Brisbane and injecting momentum into United Nations talks ahead of a key meeting in Lima this month.
The $3bn is ...
Obama will send up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq
2014-11-07 22:05:36 UTC
WASHINGTON — U.S. troop levels in Iraq will soon stand at about 3,000. President Barack Obama ordered an additional 1,500 troops to Iraq on Friday to bolster the performance of Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Isis in ground combat. Those troops,...
U.S. 2014 Midterms: A slap in Obama's face
2014-11-05 07:03:27 UTC
Republicans swept to power in the US Senate after a rout for Democrats in midterm elections that were dominated by criticism of Barack Obama’s presidency and are likely to hobble his last two years in Washington.
A stronger-than-expected Republ...
Pro-Western blocs 'win Ukraine poll'
2014-10-27 02:50:16 UTC
Pro-Western parties will dominate Ukraine's parliament after the first elections to the body since February's revolution, exit polls suggest.
As votes are counted, President Petro Poroshenko's bloc looks set to win the most, with PM Arseny Yats...
Asia will stretch only so far
2014-10-03 15:01:15 UTC
It’s not as dire for Asia as many thought. A few months ago headlines suggested China was about to stumble, tripped up by defaults and plunging confidence. Japan’s economy was pummelled by a hike in consumption taxes. India looked paralysed by pol...
Hong Kong pro-democracy rally on China’s National Day
2014-10-02 04:35:08 UTC
By Leonie Terfort
DIAAL NEWS - Tens of thousands of protesters remained in downtown Hong Kong, even after major confrontations with police, who used tear gas and pepper spray on Sunday resulting in widespread condemnation and thousands of a...
ISIS financed with stolen Art
2014-10-07 17:31:48 UTC
By Orion Pegman
DIAAL NEWS - The Islamist militant group ISIS is proceeding with, not only incredible brutality against humanity but they are also systematically destroying Cultural Heritage in the controlled areas in Syria and Iraq.
Alibaba – What You Should Now About The Biggest IPO Ever
2014-09-22 05:40:13 UTC
Chinese Internet giant Alibaba is getting set for NYSE IPO. What does this mean for Yahoo stock?
<strong>Alibaba is trying its luck on a foreign stock exchange, the IPO is expected in the next few days - not in Hong Kong, but in New York. A bi...
Ukraine Crisis: US Sanctions affect Russia's largest Bank
2014-09-17 17:51:51 UTC
Diaal News - Despite the slowdown in fighting in the Ukraine, the United States have tightened their sanctions against Russia. The focus is on the financial sector. The largest financial institution in Russia, Sberbank, was placed on the sanctions...