Bank of Japan Unexpectedly Eases Policy
Wall Street Journal
TOKYO—The Bank of Japan on Friday unexpectedly announced additional stimulus measures, bolstering its asset purchases for the first time in over a year and a half, as its 2% inflation target looks increasingly untenable. The move underscores how Prime ...
UPDATE 1-Exxon 3rd-quarter profit rises 3 percent on refining; shares gain
(Adds estimate, share price). Oct 31 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, on Friday reported a better-than-expected 3 percent increase in quarterly profit on higher results in its refining and chemicals businesses.
Israel partially reopens access to al-Aqsa Mosque
(CNN) -- Israel partially reopened access to the Temple Mount for Muslim prayers Friday, a day after taking a rare step of closing it amid Israeli-Palestinian tensions following the shooting of a controversial rabbi and subsequent killing of a suspect.
More Foreign Fighters Are Going to Iraq and Syria Than Ever Before, UN Says
Militant Islamist fighters take part in a military parade along the streets of northern Raqqa province in Syria, June 30, 2014. Reuters. More than 15,000 have come from more than 80 countries. More than 15,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Iraq and Syria to ...