CNBC U.S. considering closing embassy in Syria The State Department said Friday it "may have no choice" but to close the U.S. embassy in Damascus and remove all US personnel from the country wracked by a 10-month revolt against the regime of President Bashar Assad unless Assad's government takes extra steps to protect the mission...
AJC Jobs, re-election frame Obama's State of the Union Vilified on the campaign trail by Republicans, President Barack Obama will stand before the nation Tuesday night with a State of the Union address designed to reframe the election-year debate on his terms, suggesting a stark contrast with his opponents on the economy and promising fairness
BBC Many dead after Nigerian blasts Eyewitnesses in the northern Nigerian city of Kano say they have counted more than 20 bodies after co-ordinated bomb attacks.
A 24-hour curfew is in place in the city. Police have confirmed
Telegraph China's days as workhouse of the world could be numbered China faces diminishing work force China will face a shortage of workers unless it revises its one-child policy, experts said, after statistics showed the first fall in the proportion of working-age adults in a decade.