GMC is the sizzling General Motors brand du jour, benefiting from a perfect (snow) storm of offering vehicles in some of the market’s hottest segments, helping revive a newly promising old segment, and riding lower gasoline prices to consumers’ growing embrace of a product lineup that isn’t an environmentalist’s best […]
ISTANBUL/BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Hazzm movement was once central to a covert CIA operation to arm Syrian rebels, but the group’s collapse last week underlines the failure of efforts to unify Arab and Western support for mainstream insurgents fighting the Syrian military.
SunEdison has bought a energy storage developer to expand its reach into an emerging market that will rely partly on the increase of wind and solar energy generation to grow. SunEdison closed the deal to buy Solar Grid Storage in January, paying an undisclosed sum. The sale of Solar Grid reflects […]
Chinese e-commerce billionaire Richard Liu is following his peers in seeking a slice of the smart-home market. Liu’s JD.com, the biggest rival to Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding, plans to invest 67.5 million yuan ($ 10.8 million) for a 45% stake in a joint venture with Chinese speech and language […]
PARIS (Reuters) – The head of Syria’s Western-backed political opposition is trying to ally with opposition groups based in Syria to boost its legitimacy and help revive peace talks that center on a political transition in the country.
“All through my growing up years as I would run out the door of our home, my mother would yell the phrase “Remember who you are and what you stand for”. I would guess I have heard that phrase literally thousands of times as a child. Most days she said […]
SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea is set to reopen an international marathon to overseas runners after ending a ban on most foreigners entering the country because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus, tour companies said on Thursday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi will offer island nations in the Indian Ocean a broad range of military and civilian assistance next week in a bid to wrest back some of the influence China has gained by spending billions of dollars in the region.