WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A panel investigating the CIA's search
of a computer network used by U.S. Senate staff will not recommend
disciplining the agency officials involved in the incident,
according to the New York Times.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will not be intimidated over its
actions in Ukraine and Crimea, President Vladimir Putin said on
Saturday as his foreign ministry warned that it was preparing to
retaliate against fresh Western sanctions.
SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea said U.S.
accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures
were "groundless slander" and that it was wanted a joint
investigation into the incident with the United States.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four Afghans held for over a decade at
the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been sent
home to Afghanistan, the Pentagon said on Saturday, the latest step
in a slow-moving push by the Obama administration to close the
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's internationally recognized
government aims to set up a new payment system to receive oil
revenues, bypassing the central bank based in Tripoli, the capital
city that is no longer under its control, its top oil official said
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian businessmen and trade officials say
they are worried the economic lifeline provided by Iran is under
strain from plunging oil prices, despite public messages of support
from Syria's strongest regional ally.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
said on Saturday he is closely following an inquiry into a
U.S.-based Islamic preacher and media outlets close to him and
dismissed criticism that the case is politically motivated.