The recent backroom bi-laterals talks between the United States and Russia about Ukraine have caused anxiety in the region, raised hopes that sanctions could be lifted, and elevated Russian President Vladimir Putin's status to super power level. Show More Summary
This article first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. The recent backroom bilateral talks between the United States and Russia about Ukraine have caused anxiety in the region, raised hopes that sanctions could be lifted and elevated...Show More Summary
The Damascus-led army and Russian aerial forces are apparently close to freeing Syria's largest city of Aleppo, raising hopes that Raqqa, the unofficial capital of Daesh's crumbling Islamic state, could be next.
After seven years in office, President Barack Obama finally visited a mosque in the United States. I wonder if it even matters. I thought the presidential visit last Wednesday might ease the unfounded fears held by many Americans that most Muslims are terrorists. I hoped politicians would put their...
Two arch-rivals have resolved their differences, raising hopes that Lebanon will finally be able to select a president.
By Abhiram Nandakumar (Reuters) - Wall Street was set to open higher on Friday after weak GDP data raised expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve would go slow on future interest rate hikes. U.S. gross domestic product rose 0.7 percent in the fourth quarter, below the 0.8 percent expected, as a strong dollar and tepid global demand hurt exports. Show More Summary
An international collaborative study has revealed detailed new information about diffuse glioma, the most common type of tumor found in some 80 percent of adult brain cancer patients, raising hopes that better understanding of theseShow More Summary
Bills in both the Senate and House creating grants to combat abuse and improve treatment are winning bipartisan support.
Animals could help disease research, but scientists wary of extrapolating to humans.
The release of Iranian-Americans in the recent prisoner exchange between Iran and the United States has given hope to the family of prisoner of conscience Saeed Malekpour that he too might also be freed. “When I heard the news about the release of four Iranian-Americans it made me very happy. I think there’s room for […]
Many top companies cashing in on legal cannabis are considering a bet on Mexico after a Supreme Court decision raised hopes for a legalization of medical and recreational marijuana in a country reeling from years of gruesome drug violence. From...Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Many top companies cashing in on legal cannabis are considering a bet on Mexico after a Supreme Court decision raised hopes for a legalization of medical and recreational marijuana in a country reeling from years of gruesome drug violence.
Spot the common thread: China's growth hits quarter-century low, raising hopes of more stimulus (Reuters) And here: China stocks climb on hopes for new economic stimulus (Reuters) Welcome to the Crisis Economy, Where Tumult Reigns (WSJ)...Show More Summary
By Abhiram Nandakumar (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Tuesday after China's slowest annual growth rate in 25 years raised hopes of further stimulus measures from Beijing. China's 2015 growth hit 6.9 percent after...Show More Summary
The Islamic State may or may not be vanquished soon -- and a string of defeats inflicted in recent months in northeastern Syria, northern Iraq and most recently Ramadi have raised hopes that its demise may be closer than had been thought. Show More Summary
The appointment of a new Big W boss does little to quell talk of Woolworths offloading the chain, while James Packer stepping down from Crown’s board raises hopes he may take the firm private.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis welcomed on Sunday two agreements aimed at ending the civil war in Syria and forming a national unity government in Libya.
US Secretary of State John Kerry rushed to Moscow to hold talks with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, which raised hopes that the dialogue on Syria would finally bear fruits in New York.
Deforestation on Hispaniola (Photo: NASA) After years of stops, starts, failed negotiations and raised hopes, the world has a climate change deal, which aims to keep “the increase in global average temperatures well below 2°C,” compared to preindustrial levels. Show More Summary
Garret Dillahunt is set to star opposite Jason Momoa in Braven, the indie action-thriller being directed by Lin Oeding. The former Raising Hope star will play villain in the film about about a lumberjack (Momoa) who battles mercenaries who are after a heroin stash that has found its way into his family's mountain cabin. Show More Summary