Global tech firms urge ‘wide-scale changes’ to U.S. surveillance The scandal first came to light in June this year after the UK's Guardian newspaper published the first leaks by Snowden.
Japan revises down economic growth data Expert: economic growth should start accelerating again in Q4 as domestic demand strengthens before the sales tax increase.
More than 70 heads of state, govt. to attend Mandela funeral events "The whole world is coming to South Africa," foreign ministry spokesman Clayson Monyela said.
Armenian Deputy FM advises Davutoglu to visit Genocide memorial "Ankara can promote ties with Yerevan by ratifying the 2009 Armenian-Turkish protocols without preconditions," Shavarsh Kocharyan said.