BRUSSELS - In a vivid display of public fury at European Union technocrats, David Cameron refuses to pay a surprise 1.65 billion pound bill as EU leaders order an urgent review of how the budget figures were arrived at. Full Article
ISTANBUL/BEIRUT - A senior Syrian Kurdish official on Friday rejected a report from Turkey's president that Syrian Kurds had agreed to let Free Syrian Army fighters enter the border town of Kobani to help them push back besieging Islamic State insurgents. | Video
WASHINGTON - The commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said on Friday he believes Pyongyang has the capability to build a nuclear warhead that can be mounted on a ballistic missile, but added there were no tests or other evidence it has taken that step.
CARACAS - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro lambasted Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday and ordered a revision of bilateral ties over his call for an opponent of Maduro to be released from jail.
OTTAWA - Canada vowed on Friday to toughen laws against terrorism in ways that critics say may curtail civil liberties as a country that prides itself on its openness mourned the second soldier this week killed by homegrown radicals. | Video
LAURA Russia - Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a "unilateral diktat" on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West. | Video
LONDON - Investors demanded higher yields to hold Tesco's debt on Friday while the cost of insuring against default rose sharply after ratings downgrades left Britain's biggest grocer hovering just above junk status.
The European bank stress tests will divide the region's banks into the good, the bad and the ugly. Breakingviews columnist George Hay says he'd be surprised if at least one German bank didn't fail Video
- 'We won't pay,' furious Cameron tells EU over surprise bill |
- Tesco accounting black hole deepens, chairman to step down |
- Britain slams EU budget demand, others see 'molehills'
- UPDATE 2-Tennis-WTA Finals women's singles round robin results
- Stellar Lamela produces goal of the season, word of the day