• Ferry and train services in Greece have ground to a halt as unions hold a strike for May Day.

    LAST UPDATE : May 01, 2013, 4:13 AM EDT
  • The Mexican navy said it has detected a disturbing trend of migrant smugglers abandoning boatloads of people at sea off the coast of Baja California.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 29, 2013, 12:21 PM EDT
  • U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as investors cashed in gains after driving the S&P 500 index to its highest in four years, but the euro rallied against the dollar on hopes the European Central Bank will soon start buying Spanish and Italian bonds to contain the debt crisis.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 3:45 PM EDT
  • Brazil's government is considering relaxing its most closely watched budget target for2013, a major policy shift that could unsettle financial markets but also allow for greater public investment and give the economy a boost, three officials told Reuters.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 23, 2012, 3:46 PM EDT