Information on nearly three-quarters of a million guns purchased by the US for the Afghan National Security Forces is either missing or duplicated, an audit of SIGAR inspectors revealed, sparking fears they could have ended up in Taliban hands.
Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) is nearing a settlement with US and UK regulators for its alleged role in the manipulation of Libor rates – the major interest rate benchmark that determines the cost of up to $350 trillion worth of global financial products.
Barclays, RBS, HSBC and Lloyds may be forced to break up following a finance watchdog’s inquiry. The watchdog claims Britain's banking sector is characterized by anti-competitiveness and a failure to meet ordinary citizens and small business' needs.
The sixth summit of the BRICS group of large emerging economies in Fortaleza, Brazil, is a curtain-raiser to a brave new world where leading developing countries finally challenge the iniquitous international system.
Saying she was “not the right person” for the job, Baroness Butler-Sloss has stepped down as head of the UK government’s inquiry that looks into reports of at least 20 senior figures including MPs and cabinet ministers abusing children over decades.
An Italian bishop suspended all religious processions in his diocese in response to a recent religious parade in which a statue of Virgin Mary was carried to honor a local Mafia boss, despite the Pope excommunicating Mafiosi shortly beforehand.
Brazilian police say they have identified a FIFA official who they believe could be at the center of a ticket-tout scandal worth $100 million. Eleven suspects have been arrested after their mobile phones were tapped as part of the investigation.
In the recent years Greenpeace has focused on fund raising away from mass campaigning and movement building which were its proclaimed objectives, escaping from its own objectives, Professor Chris Williams from Pace University told RT.
In the second part of a hearing about the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups, the nation’s top archivist said the agency did not follow the law regarding the loss of a top executive’s emails after her computer crashed.