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Syrian Regime Takes Control of Country"s Largest Province

Rebel fighters and thousands of civilians are leaving the last opposition-held enclave in central Homs province, after years of government siege and a recent military assault that forced their surrender......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Syria Ramps Up Attacks on Pockets of Opposition

The Syrian regime, unfazed by international outrage over a suspected chemical-weapons attack, has shifted its attention to small opposition-held pockets in its relentless pursuit to consolidate control over the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 26th, 2018

As ISIS Fades in Syria, Another Militant Group Takes Root

A militant group bred from al Qaeda is consolidating its power in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, where extremists have taken hold as the U.S. focuses on fighting Islamic State remnants elsewhere in the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 18th, 2018

Israel strikes Iran infra in Syria in largest operation since 1974: Updates

Israeli strikes on several areas of Syria on Wednesday night killed at least 23 fighters, including five Syrian regime troops and 18 other allied forces.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 10th, 2018

Venezuela takes charge of big bank, arrests 11 executives

Authorities in Venezuela say they've arrested 11 executives at the country's largest private bank in an ongoing criminal takedown......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 3rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Dozens of pro-Assad troops killed in missile strikes inside Syria

Missile strikes on Syrian government bases overnight killed dozens of pro-regime forces, raising the risks of a wider regional war just weeks after Israel was blamed for hitting an air station in the country used by Iranian elite forces......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Israel"s F-35s reportedly saw combat in a raging Syrian air war that smashed Russian defenses

Israeli Air Force Isreal used its US-made F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter jet in combat in the raging air war over Syria, making it the first country to ever to do so, its military confirmed on Tuesday. The F-35s took part in a major air battle in wh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider8 hr. 37 min. ago

Sony in $2.3 billion deal for EMI, becomes world"s biggest music publisher

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Tuesday it would pay about $2.3 billion to gain control of EMI, becoming the world's largest music publisher in an industry that has found new life on the back of streaming services......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 7 min. ago

Sony in $2.3 bln deal for EMI, becomes world"s biggest music publisher

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Tuesday it would pay about $2.3 billion to gain control of EMI, becoming the world's largest music publisher in an industry that has found new life on the back of streaming services......»»

Category: topSource: reuters13 hr. 37 min. ago

"You Didn"t Take Action": Afghans Reject Official Narrative of War Against Taliban

Residents of a province that was attacked last week by the Taliban express anger and frustration the most powerful figures in Afghanistan’s security establishment as the Islamist militant group presses government forces across the country......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 21st, 2018

South Korea"s LG Group chairman dies from illness at 73

SEOUL (Reuters) - The chairman of South Korea's LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental to transforming the country's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with brain disease......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 20th, 2018

Patanjali Ayurved hits GST roadblock: Sales growth may slow down in FY18

This would have an impact on Baba Ramdev's stated goal of making Patanjali the largest FMCG company in the country by March 2019.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 18th, 2018

Australia"s trade minister says China ties a priority after recent "differences"

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's trade minister will use a visit to China this week to reinforce ties with his country's largest trading partner, he said on Wednesday, following a recent souring in relations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 16th, 2018

China"s "Hawaii of the East" is looking for 1 million new residents, which is more than the population of Stockholm

Nir Elias/Reuters The Chinese island of Hainan wants to attract 1 million new residents by 2025. President Xi Jinping recently chose the province to become China's largest free-trade zone. The government is.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 16th, 2018

Cell Phone Carriers Are Secretly Selling Your Real-Time Location Data

Four of the country's largest cellular providers have been selling your real-time location information, allowing a Texas-based prison technology company, Securus, to tra.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2018

The 25 fastest-growing (and shrinking) cities

Though a single geographic and political entity, the United States is also a patchwork of varying state and local laws, spread across the third largest landmass of any country in the world......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 14th, 2018

The 25 fastest growing (and shrinking) cities

Though a single geographic and political entity, the United States is also a patchwork of varying state and local laws, spread across the third largest landmass of any country in the world......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 14th, 2018

Travel Warning: Indonesia a Dangerous Place as Islamists Take Control

At least 11 people have been killed in three seemingly coordinated suicide bombings that hit churches in the second-largest city of Indonesia, police said. Dozens of people have been injured. “The victims are still being ident.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 13th, 2018

The Fastest Growing (and Shrinking) Cities

Though a single geographic and political entity, the United States is also a patchwork of varying state and local laws, spread across the third largest landmass of any country in the world. Indeed,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 11th, 2018

On This Day In Market History: Central European Banking Systems Begin To Collapse

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that happened on this date. What Happened On this day in 1931, the bankruptcy of Austria’s largest bank accelerated the financial collapse of Central Europe. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 11th, 2018

Cryptocurrencies are getting slammed after a raid at South Korea"s largest exchange

Markets Insider Cryptocurrencies are falling on Friday, with the worst hit down 16%. Sentiment has suffered after news that South Korean prosecutors have raided the country's biggest exchange. Follow live cryptocurrency prices o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2018