Intelligence and law enforcement agencies sought to fulfill their pledges of more transparency for classified U.S. surveillance initiatives, telling Congress the programs helped thwart more than 50 terrorist plots.
China’s “spectacularly active” naval posture and “massive” military buildup in Asia are part of a pattern of belligerent behavior toward Japan and other neighbors over maritime disputes, according to Japan’s ambassador to the U.S.
Nigeria, Pakistan and Kazakhstan don't top many traveler bucket lists. Sending money there's another story: The MSCI Frontier 100 Index is up 14 percent this year and assets in exchange-traded funds that specialize in such "frontier markets" have risen 52 percent to $820 million. By contrast, nearly $10 billion has flowed out of emerging market ETFs this year, and the MSCI Emerging Markets Index is down 8.1 percent.
GlaxoSmithKline Plc said Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd. made an offer for branded heart medicines Arixtra and Fraxiparine and a related manufacturing site as it seeks to sell older medicines with declining sales.
Afghan forces are taking the lead role in security nationwide, President Hamid Karzai said at a ceremony in Kabul to mark the end of a transition as the U.S.- led international coalition winds down its 12-year war.
The standings, results and schedule for the International Cricket Council’s Champions Trophy tournament in England and Wales. All start times U.K. time. See IC2 <GO> to time converter. The top two teams in each group advance to the semifinals.