Kiev (AFP) - Kiev's pro-Western leaders hope to hold truce talks on Saturday with pro-Russian separatists despite the rebels' vow to push their latest offensive in eastern Ukraine if the negotiations should fail.
Beijing (AFP) - Alibaba founder Jack Ma has met with the head of a powerful Chinese regulator, days after authorities accused the e-commerce giant of allowing "illegal" actions on its multi-billion-dollar online shopping platform.
Liverpool (AFP) - Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he has no concerns about how Daniel Sturridge will fit into his redefined formation ahead of the striker's long-awaited comeback from injury.
Madrid (AFP) - Buoyed by its Greek ally Syriza's victory, Spanish protest party Podemos kicks off election year with a mass rally Saturday, vowing to defeat a political elite it brands corrupt.
Paris (AFP) - After having used the Internet profusely for propaganda and recruitment, jihadist organisations have realised that investigators are gleaning crucial information online and are increasingly concealing their web presence, experts say.
Tokyo (AFP) - Panasonic has closed its last remaining TV manufacturing factory in China and is to sell its plant in Mexico as part of a restructuring plan aimed at stemming losses, a newspaper said Saturday.
Vienna (AFP) - Police in Vienna arrested more than 30 people as thousands protested against a ball organised by far-right groups and politicians.
Montreal (AFP) - All commercial flights worldwide could soon send out an automated signal every minute in times of distress to help rescuers find downed aircraft more easily.
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty is getting a nice raise for 2015 and earned most of her bonus for 2014 even though the company's stock is performing terribly.
Washington (AFP) - US President Barack Obama will appear in public at an event attended by the Dalai Lama next week in Washington, the White House said, in a move sure to anger Beijing.
London (AFP) - A new biography of Britain's Prince Charles reveals how his inner circle is riven with backstabbing and infighting, according to extracts published by The Times newspaper Saturday.
N'Djamena (AFP) - Three soldiers and 123 Boko Haram militants were killed when the Islamist group attacked a Chadian army contingent in northern Cameroon, the Chadian military said.
In the past few years, as online shopping exploded and smartphones became the norm, the showrooming phenomenon — consumers using their phones to comparison shop in stores — seemed poised to gut the revenue of offline retailers.
California-based Merchants Bank is ceasing its business with companies that allow people in the US to send money to Somalia. It was one of the last US banks willing to serve as a medium for transactions on behalf of these companies, which cannot legally expatriate funds on a large scale without the assistance of a commercial bank.
If you're one of the people who thinks that the Super Bowl ads are the best part about watching the game, you might not even have to tune in live this year: More than 115 Super Bowl ads or teasers have already been posted to YouTube so far.
Football teams playing in the Super Bowl drop up to $5,000 per championship ring. That's the allowance the NFL gives.
If you thought robots could never replace journalists, think twice. That’s certainly been the case at The Associated Press, America’s oldest 24-hour news agency.
If you are the boss, your behavior may be speaking volumes without your even recognizing it, and it says different things around the world.
Under the speculative eye of a reverse-mounted camera lens, a strand of spaghetti is transformed into a comet blazing through deep space.
A Jetblue airliner was nearly involved in a midair collision with another aircraft near Westchester County Airport in New York last Sunday.