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Iraqi forces press attack on al Qaeda fighters in restive city

Iraqi forces press attack on al Qaeda fighters in restive city

January 22, 2014 - 17:44 AMT  13:44 GMT
Both Ramadi and Fallujah are in Anbar province, a mostly Sunni desert province west of Baghdad along the border with Syria.
EU can take action against Ukraine after death reports

EU can take action against Ukraine after death reports

January 22, 2014 - 16:56 AMT  12:56 GMT
Barroso said the European Union was shocked by the deaths, deplored the use of force and called on all sides to immediately halt violence.
Federer beats Murray to advance to Australian Open semifinal

Federer beats Murray to advance to Australian Open semifinal

January 22, 2014 - 16:28 AMT  12:28 GMT
Andy Murray, who saved two match points in the third-set tiebreaker, has an 11-10 edge over Federer in head-to-head matches.
Report: Amazon posted 16,146 job ads in 2013

Report: Amazon posted 16,146 job ads in 2013

January 22, 2014 - 16:07 AMT  12:07 GMT
Amazon recently won a contract with the CIA to develop a compute cloud. It has been hiring IT staff with security clearances.
U.S. east coast hit by major winter storm

U.S. east coast hit by major winter storm

January 22, 2014 - 15:53 AMT  11:53 GMT
Gridlock was reported on New York City highways, with commuters reporting drive times of quadruple their normal duration.
French Foreign Minister calls for ceasefires in Syria

French Foreign Minister calls for ceasefires in Syria

January 22, 2014 - 15:46 AMT  11:46 GMT
“This terrible situation, which is killing thousands of innocent women, children and men, exists,” Laurent Fabius said.
Latvia welcomes first female Prime Minister

Latvia welcomes first female Prime Minister

January 22, 2014 - 15:33 AMT  11:33 GMT
The previous government resigned in November after a supermarket roof collapse killed 54 people and stunned the country.
Pope Francis to meet Obama in March

Pope Francis to meet Obama in March

January 22, 2014 - 15:02 AMT  11:02 GMT
The announcement comes just days after the Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal-designate Pietro Parolin met with U.S. Secretary of State.
Foxconn managers arrested over bribery accusations

Foxconn managers arrested over bribery accusations

January 22, 2014 - 14:12 AMT  10:12 GMT
Taiwan prosecution also said Liao, along with the others accused, set up a bogus company overseas for money laundering.
Syria peace conference kicks off in Switzerland

Syria peace conference kicks off in Switzerland

January 22, 2014 - 13:57 AMT  09:57 GMT
"There is no alternative to ending the violence ... I appeal to all of you to show greater vision for humanity," Ban Ki-moon said.
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