• Russia has granted fugitive U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden permission to stay three more years with the right to travel abroad, his lawyer says. His year-long leave to stay in Russia had expired on 31 July.

    U.S. whistleblower may stay three more years with right to travel abroad, his lawyer says.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 07, 2014, 7:55 AM EDT
  • Portuguese bank Banco Espirito.

    Banco Espirito Santo will be split into a "good bank" with healthy assets and a "bad bank" with riskier ones.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 04, 2014, 1:34 AM EDT
  • Residents of Donetsk gather on Lenin Square, where pro-Russian rebels organized a anti-Kiev parade featuring destroyed Ukrainian military vehicles on August 24, 2014 in Donetsk, Ukraine.

    Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said on Friday they would comply with a request from the Kremlin and open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 29, 2014, 7:31 AM EDT