06/25/2007Paid access archive
Many were gloomy about Hong Kong's future 10 years ago when the British colony of dazzling skyscrapers and gung-ho capitalists returned to the communist Chinese motherland.
Two decades after Iraq's military laid waste to Kurdish villages, the Iraqi High Tribunal on Sunday sentenced Ali Hassan al-Majid, known as ""Chemical Ali,"" and two others to death for their roles in the bloody campaign against the restive ethnic minority.
After 30 hours of tough negotiations, European Union leaders overcame deep divisions on policy Saturday and agreed to an outline for a new EU treaty designed to streamline the bloc and prepare it for a bolder role on the world stage.
Fancy a helicopter-plane hybrid you can launch from your lawn? Yearning to fly in the world's biggest passenger jet -- all by yourself? How about shooting into orbit at a cost of up to $100,000 a minute?
The 1.63 billion euro ($2.19 billion) all-share takeover of Borsa Italiana by the London Stock Exchange puts the two exchanges in a position to realize their goal of becoming the world's primary exchange during a period of rapid consolidation of stock exchanges worldwide, the companies said in a joint statement Saturday.
A product-less commercial questioning perceptions of beauty that started as a viral video on the Internet won the top trophy at the advertising industry's version of the Oscars Saturday night.
Wanted: bids for an oversized beach chair made to measure for the leaders of the world's eight biggest industrial powers.
A Russian bank has received $25 million of North Korean funds which had been frozen in a Macau bank account, removing an obstacle to a deal over North Korea's nuclear program, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.
What surprised me about Alexander Litvinenko's poisoning is how many of my American friends in New York, generally so ignorant of Russia, have taken the trouble to learn about the case.
- A Partial Picture Distorts the Criminal Past
- Verdant City Hideaway
- Restaurant News
- Ask the Boss
- Heating Up the Pizza Business
- Luzhkov Tapped for New Term
- Police Officer Detained in Wiretapping Probe
- Prosecutor to Look into Litvinenko, Politkovskaya
- 271 Sheremetyevo-3 Workers Hospitalized for Food Poisoning
- Putin Latest in Line of Leaders to Visit Maine
- Patrushev Says Summit Attacks Foiled
- News in Brief
- Moldovan Wine Ban to Be Lifted
- Russia Digs in its Heels Over Kosovo
- UES Makes Plans for Controlling Spinoffs
- Gazprom Boosts Stake in Oil Venture
- PwC Withdraws Decade of Yukos Audits
- Gazprom in Talks with IOC
- Putin Offers to Help Balkans on Energy
- Yanukovych Sees Pipe Work Resuming
- Firtash Looking to Diversify Business Away from Trading
- Uranium Reserves Top 1 Million Tons
- Aeroflot Expected to Quit Alitalia
- Chaika to Create New Unit to Fight Money Laundering
- Turkmenistan Closes Niyazov Fund
- Gazprom Gets Kovykta on the Cheap
- Insurer Finds IPO is No Easy Sell After All
- Business in Brief
- Chavez Considers Arms Ahead of Trip
- 42 Held, Armenian Injured in Clashes
- Eni, Gazprom Agree to 2nd Black Sea Pipeline