MOSCOW - Highlights of Friday's presentations to the International Olympic Committee by the five cities bidding for the 2008 Olympics.
Olympics-Istanbul emphasises cultural and religious diversity
MOSCOW - Istanbul emphasised its cultural and religious diversity on Friday in a final bid for the 2008 Olympic Games.
U.S. blacklists 23 countries for human trafficking
WASHINGTON - The United States blacklisted 23 countries on Thursday -- including allies Israel, Greece and Saudi Arabia -- for failing to tackle human trafficking, which it called "a modern-day form of slavery."
Tech Meltdown Continues After Warnings And Nokia
LONDON - Another severe sell-off brought European technology stocks to fresh lows on Monday amid concerns about second quarter earnings and analysts' downgrades.
Koreans put in most time on the job, survey shows
NEW YORK - South Koreans are the world's workaholics, putting in the longest workweek of any country in the world, while France and Italy have the shortest, according to a survey released on Tuesday.