German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone call Friday to throw his weight behind a quick resolution of an ongoing gas dispute with Ukraine as winter looms.
Arch-rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona clash in season’s first Clasico
Cameron demands emergency meeting of FMs
The most star-studded game in world football will be missing one of its brightest lights on Saturday as Real Madrid host Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu without the injured Gareth Bale.
Caroline Wozniacki stormed into the WTA Finals last four on Friday as Maria Sharapova’s early exit crowned Serena Williams as year-end world number one for the second season in a row.
Pakistan’s spin bowlers shared six wickets between them to take control of the first Test against Australia despite a brilliant hundred by David Warner on the third day on Friday.
Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet “cloud” services for enterprises.
Large manufacturers are increasingly moving production back to the United States from China, according to a new report by The Boston Consulting Group released on Thur-sday.
China and 20 other countries moved forward on Friday towards setting up an Asian infrastructure lender seen as a counterweight to Western-backed international development banks.
The brother of a jailed former hedge fund boss will be barred for at least five years from the securities industry and will pay about $841,000 to settle a civil insider trading case against him.