Ukraine's Yanukovich to hold talks on political crisis
13 Dec 2013, 6:25 am
KIEV (Reuters) - President Viktor Yanukovich, facing mass protests calling for his resignation, will hold talks on Friday on finding a way out of a political crisis that is weighing on Ukraine's weak economy.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran said on Friday that a new U.S. measure targeting companies and individuals for supporting its nuclear program violated the spirit of a nuclear deal reached with major powers in Geneva last month.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan should embrace nuclear power as an "important and fundamental" energy source, a government panel said on Friday, in advice that looks almost certain to be accepted, despite widespread anti-nuclear feeling after the Fukushima disaster.
BEIJING (Reuters) - Senior U.S. and Chinese officials will hold annual trade talks in Beijing next week, China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday, as the world's two largest economies try to iron out an array of long-held tensions.
More purges may follow execution of Kim's uncle
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- The execution of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle brought a swift and violent end to a man long considered the country's second most powerful. But while Jang Song Thaek is now gone, the fallout from his purge is not over....
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The execution of leader Kim Jong Un's uncle marks the unprecedented fall from grace of one of the most powerful figures in North Korea and the most serious political upheaval in the country in decades....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An American who vanished nearly seven years ago in Iran was working for the CIA on an unapproved intelligence-gathering mission that, when it came to light inside the government, produced one of the most serious scandals in the recent history of the CIA - but all in secret, an
The Most Reblogged TV Shows of 2013 on Tumblr Were…
Tumblr is out with its most reblogged TV shows of 2013 list, with many of the usual suspects ranking high up.
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Sharing slides: 9 big trends in technology + European startups building businesses on top of them
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Roxanne Varza argues that the regulatory situation in Europe has been nothing shy of incredibly confusing – and damaging – for entrepreneurs, despite all the innovation-friendly rhetoric.The post Regulatory rubble: the confusing (and harmful) message Europe is sending its entrepreneurs a
Prolific French early-stage investment firm Kima Ventures has kicked off a new initiative called Kima15; aims to invest the same amount at the same terms in 50 startups in the next 12 months.The post Kima Ventures woos startups with offer to invest $150,000 for a 15% stake, deal close in just 15 day