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Aug 28, 2014

Pakistan Army Chief Intervenes in Political Crisis

Military says it will mediate dispute between government and protesters, signaling a loss of power for the country's embattled prime minister...

Aug 28, 2014

Pakistani Army Steps Into Political Crisis

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif requested Thursday that the army chief help defuse a standoff that has brought thousands of protesters to the capital and crippled the government... #Nawaz Sharif #Pakistan

Aug 28, 2014

Erdogan Is Sworn In as President of Turkey

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the former prime minister who has governed Turkey for more than a decade, is expected to continue to exercise power for at least another five years... #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Aug 28, 2014

Report: Microsoft CEO to Visit China Amid Antitrust Probe

Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software company... #China #Microsoft Corporation

Aug 28, 2014

Russia sends tanks and troops into Ukraine, seizes a strategic town

Russian tanks and troops fired their way into eastern Ukraine on Thursday and seized a strategic gateway town on the road to the heavily militarized Crimean peninsula in a brazen display of support for pro-Russia separatists fighting Ukrainian govern... #China #Microsoft Corporation

Aug 27, 2014

U.N. Accuses Syria of Atrocities

A United Nations report says Syrian government forces used chemical weapons against civilians and other atrocities have been committed by rebel groups including the extremist Islamic State... #Syria #United Nations

Aug 27, 2014

When The Government Chases The Tail Of The Dog

Two recent white-collar cases are examples of a phenomenon that one tends to find when the defense is able to emerge victorious: a case with some core facts that simply do not fit the pattern of wrongdoing expected in the popular conception. The phen... #Syria #United Nations

Aug 25, 2014

French government dissolved amid feud over economy

French President Francois Hollande dissolved the government on Monday after open feuding in his Cabinet over the country’s stagnant economy... #Syria #United Nations

Aug 26, 2014

Cybersecurity Is A Severe And Growing Challenge For Government Contractors

Government contractors are attractive targets for cyber attacks because the U.S. federal government – the largest producer, collector, consumer, and disseminator of data in the world – entrusts sensitive information to these private companies. This i... #Syria #United Nations

Aug 25, 2014

Bits Blog: Lawyers Suing HP Lose a Payday, Gain a Target

On Monday, a judge ruled out a deal that would have given the lawyers suing Hewlett-Packard over its Autonomy deal perhaps $66 million while ordering changes in corporate governance... #Syria #United Nations