Suicide bomber kills 22 outside bank in E. Afghanistan: officials

A suicide bomber killed at least 22 people and wounded 50 others in an attack Saturday outside a bank in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad, provincial officials said."The explosion happened outside a bank where government emplo...

Greek bonds drop most since election as default concern builds

Greece's government bonds had their worst week since the aftermath of Syriza's January election victory as the nation failed to make tangible headway in its efforts to secure funding and avoid a default.The yield on 10-year Greek ...

Abe tells Okinawa expanding other U.S. base is only solution

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the governor of Okinawa prefecture that expanding other U.S. military facilities on the island is the only way to shift a Marine air base out of an urban area.The two met in Tokyo on Friday for the f...

U.S.-Philippines wargames to start under China's shadow

Thousands of American and Filipino soldiers on Monday will kick off expanded wargames, showcasing a deepening defence alliance as alarm bells ring over China. The 10-day exercises in the Philippines are an annual affair between t...