I know from firsthand experience how important human rights are, having served in countries where there was little respect for these liberties. That is why, today, the day the world celebrates International Human Rights Day, holds special significance for me. Show More Summary
Every September, the Estonian contingent of ISAF (International Security Assistance Force) holds a charity shoot aboard Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. Taking place every Sunday during September, this is the second annual Charity Shoot. Show More Summary
Dallas chef John Tesar's acclaimed Spoon Bar & Kitchen is being sold to Chanticleer Holdings, a company that has partial ownership in Hooters and operates several international locations. A press release explains that Tesar is staying on board and will...
Textainer (TGH) and TAL (TAL) are the leading shipping container leasing companies in the world. Both are similarly sized with similar dividend yields: Dividend Yield Market Cap TAL 5.25% 1.8B TGH 5% 2.1B About a year ago, these two were compared on Seeking Alpha and it is time for another look. Show More Summary
Washington (CNN) - The Obama administration is prepared to allow Iran to engage in a "limited enrichment program" if Tehran holds up its end of an international agreement to curtail its nuclear capabilities under stringent global oversight, the White House confirmed Tuesday. "We are prepared to negotiate a strictly limited enrichment program," Obama administration national […]
Public corruption is holding back Asia's rising economies and could pose serious challenges for those countries, Transparency International warns in a new report. The Berlin-based group released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index...Show More Summary
Public corruption is holding back Asia's rising economies and could pose serious challenges for those countries, Transparency International warns in a new report. The Berlin-based group released its annual Corruption Perceptions Index today, and it gave more than half of Asia Pacific countries a score of less than 40 on its scale from 0 (highly […]
The top ten is now divided equally between American and international golfers. Tiger Woods is poised to finish 2013 atop the Official World Golf Rankings. He continues to hold almost a two-point average lead over Adam Scott, resulting...Show More Summary
Gates Capital Management, managed by Jeffrey Gates, has been bullish on Darling International Inc. (NYSE:DAR), raising its holding in the company to a total of over 6.0 million shares, from some 4.9 million held as at the end of September. The position revealed by Gates is passive by nature and amasses 5.1% of the company’s common […]
Shuanghui International Holdings Limited, a global leader in animal protein and the world's largest pork producer, announced that it has entered into a US$8 billion (RMB50 billion) non-binding strategic cooperation framework agreement with Bank of China.
Plastic composite technologies provider AXION International Holdings has secured a purchase order for its Ecotrax recycled plastic rail ties from a major Australian rail line.
More Americans are likely to vote for Republicans than Democrats for Congress, but not by a particularly wide margin. That’s the takeaway from a new CNN/ORC International poll. It shows Republicans hold a 49%-47% edge over Democrats among registered voters in the 2014 generic ballot for Congress. Just last month, a similar poll found that [...]
As I write this article, States that have joined the Rome Statute, the foundational treaty of the International Criminal Court (ICC), are holding their annual session in The Hague, The Netherlands. This is no routine affair: Parties find themselves discussing the political implications of the work of the Court. Show More Summary
[This piece was co-written by Norman Solomon and Abba A. Solomon.] More than ever, Israel is isolated from world opinion and the squishy entity known as "the international community." The Israeli government keeps condemning the IranShow More Summary
Rex International Holding Limited, one of the largest companies listed on the Catalyst of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited, announced that its jointly-controlled entity,
Beijing aided in brokering the deal that Iran historically struck with six different world powers on Sunday aimed at easing Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for a loosening hold of international sanctions on Iran's economy, SCMP reports. [ more › ]
The TSA agent who was mortally wounded at Los Angeles International Airport was shot 12 times by his assailant. There were some questions raised about the decision to hold paramedics at bay as he lay on the floor until cops were sure that it was safe to send them in. That decision remains under review.
From todaya's Project Syndicate: Since 1976, the US dollar’s role as an international currency has been slowly waning. International use of the dollar to hold foreign-exchange reserves, denominate financial transactions, invoice trade,...Show More Summary
The international Galaxy S III’s Android 4.3 update might be on hold, but after T-Mobile, AT&T has found it good enough and has begun rolling out to its variant of the device, and become the second carrier in the U.S. to do so for Samsung’s 2012 flagship (though hopefully it won’t be pulled later because of issues). Show More Summary
Rex International Holding said its 65% indirectly owned subsidiary, Lime Petroleum Norway AS, has received approval from the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and