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Ukraine Prepares For NATO Membership

Posted On December 23, 2014

(Moscow) -- Ukraine's parliament has voted to drop the country's non-aligned status and to apply for NATO membership. Anya Ardayeva reports from Moscow.   Play Clip

State Dept Pressed About Reports Of North Korean Internet Outages

Posted On December 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Marie Harf continues to sidestep questions about reports of widespread Internet outages in North Korea this week.   In a briefing Tuesday, she also stepped around direct questions about whether the U.S. has been involved in any cyber actions against North Korea this week. President Obama has vowed to…

U.S. Still Coy About Reports Of North Korean Internet Outages

Posted On December 23, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- State Department spokesperson Marie Harf continues to sidestep questions about reports of widespread Internet outages in North Korea this week. In a briefing today, Harf said -- "Ask North Korea." She also stepped around direct questions about whether the U.S. has been involved in any cyber actions against North Korea this week.…

U.S.-Led Coalition Hits ISIS Targets

Posted On December 23, 2014

(Undated) -- The U.S.-led coalition is launching more airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria and Iraq. The Pentagon says about a dozen missions were flown earlier Tuesday, destroying militant fighting positions and oil collection equipment. Most of the strikes took place inside Syria.

Saudi Arabia To Not Cut Oil Production

Posted On December 23, 2014

(London) -- Saudi Arabia is vowing not to cut oil production to boost slumping prices. Danny Cox of British-based stockbroker Hargreaves Lansdown says Saudi Arabia is no longer targeting higher prices.   The country's oil minister suggested oil at 20-dollars a barrel would be acceptable. Brent crude prices are currently hovering around 60-dollars a barrel,…