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The European Union and Afghanistan on Thursday signed a Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development (CAPD), in the presence of President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, the Afghan capital. President Ghani underlined that the Agreement will mark a new phase of comprehensive cooperation and pave the...

The European Commission on Thursday has found the amended restructuring plan of Osterreichische Volksbanken AG (OVAG) and the Volksbanken-Verbund (Verbund) to be in line with EU state aid rules. The Austrian Volksbanken sector consists of a central institute, OVAG, and the Verbund, which includes...

The European Commission on Thursday approved the prolongation of an Irish scheme for the orderly winding-up of credit unions until December 31, 2015 under EU state aid rules. Credit unions are financial cooperatives that provide access to credit and savings facilities to their members. They are regulated...

The European Commission on Thursday approved the acquisition of Pirelli S.p.A. of Italy by the China National Tyre and Rubber Co. Ltd ('CNRC') based in Beijing, under the EU Merger Regulation. Both companies are active in the production and supply of tires sold both, as original equipment ('OEM' tires)...

The European Commission has found that public funding of EUR 270 million to build a new cross-Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules. The new infrastructure furthers EU transport policy objectives without unduly distorting competition in the internal market. Welcoming...

Rally_02Jul15.jpg President Barack Obama traveled to Wisconsin on Thursday to tout his recently announced plan to provide more overtime pay for U.S. workers.

confederateflag-070215.jpg A majority of Americans see the Confederate flag as a symbol of Southern pride rather than a symbol of racism, according to the results of a CNN/ORC International poll, although most still say the flag should be removed from government property.

airlines-070215.jpg The Justice Department has initiated a probe to find out if airlines are colluding to limit seating capacity in order to benefit from higher airfares.

reid-070215.jpg Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., touted Thursday's monthly jobs report as a sign of economic progress but said his Republican colleagues could be doing more to help American workers.

sanders-070215.jpg Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has seen a significant jump in support in the Iowa Democratic Caucus, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll, although he continues to trail front-runner Hillary Clinton.

AlwaleedBinTalal-070115.jpg Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud has pledged to give away his entire wealth amounting to $32 billion for charity. He said the fund will be utilized for cultural understanding, develop communities, empower women, enable youth, provide vital disaster relief and create a more tolerant and accepting world.

A few hours after keeping Washington Navy Yard on lockdown, US Navy has confirmed that there is no sign of shooting at the Navy Yard facility in Washington D.C. A tweet from the U.S. Navy said all personnel are ok. "Follow-on NCIS investigation ongoing," it added. Earlier Thursday morning, the...

A tweet from the U.S. Navy says the Navy Yard facility in Washington D.C is on lockdown with order to shelter in place. No incident is confirmed yet, but reports said the Metropolitan Police are checking for a shooter at the Navy Yard. The Navy said investigation is continuing. TV news footage showed...

UnivisionIPO-070215.jpg Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Holdings Inc. intends to pursue an initial public offering in the U.S. The company filed on Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO of up to $100 million, but that could be a nominal figure used to calculate registration fees.

Toyota-JulieHamp-070215.jpg Toyota accepted the resignation of its Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp, following her arrest in Japan for allegedly mailing banned painkillers to her address in Japan from U.S.

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