|Islamic State group releases 4 more Christian hostages
Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has released four more Christian hostages from dozens who were abducted by the extremists last week.
|Canadian banks: Please stop 'Spocking' $5 bills
Executives at Canada's central bank have urged "Star Trek" fans to stop a campaign to deface currency as a tribute to late actor Leonard Nimoy.
|Ciao Milan, it's Bonjour for Paris Fashion Week
Bye, New York! Ciao, Milan! Bonjour, Paris!
|EU officials announce bust of major tax fraud ring
European Union officials say they have broken up a cross-border gang responsible for cheating EU member countries of 150 million euros ($168 million) in tax revenue.
|British young-adult author Mal Peet dies at 67
Mal Peet, an irreverent, award-winning British writer of books for children and young adults, has died aged 67.
|Russia troubles hinder Ford, GM efforts to recover in Europe
Russia's sinking economy is putting up a major hurdle for Ford Motor Co. and General Motors as the U.S. automakers fight to return to profitability in Europe after years of losses.
|Norway's Nobel Peace Prize committee replaces chairman
The Nobel Peace Prize awarding Norwegian Nobel Committee has elected a new chairman to replace Thorbjoern Jagland, whose six-year tenure has been lined with controversies.
|Kremlin critic wants international probe into Nemtsov death
A British investor who made millions in Russia before his lawyer was imprisoned and died is calling for an international investigation into the killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.
|Budget carrier flydubai posts profit of $68M for 2014
The United Arab Emirates' budget carrier flydubai, in its fifth year of operation, has turned a profit of $68 million out of total revenue of $1.2 billion last year.
|Automakers vow not to give up on weak-selling electrics
Top automakers are vowing to press ahead with weak-selling electric vehicles and zero-emissions technology — even as they unveil powerful, expensive luxury cars sports cars aimed at a growing global automarket.