A wind of change is blowing on Spain's renewables: companies and investment funds have been on a buying spree, taking advantage of the know-how and growth prospects of a sector still limping out of a crisis.
An oil and natural gas field in the western United States is largely responsible for a global uptick of the air pollutant ethane, according to a new study.
Waist deep in sparkling blue water off the white beaches of the Indian Ocean spice island of Zanzibar, seaweed farmer Mtumwa Vuai Ameir gently ties seedlings to wood poles.
Japan's foreign minister announced a US$7 billion initiative Monday to promote development in Southeast Asia's Mekong region, which encompasses parts of Vietnam, Laos and Thailand through which the river flows.
Sales are falling off a cliff. Its reputation is in tatters. And even its top executive is talking about whether the automaker will survive.
A year into a political crisis which has claimed about 500 lives, driven a quarter of a million into exile and prompted Western donors to suspend government aid, Burundi's economy is on the ropes.
Security cameras and barbed wire suggested this was the right place -- the old warehouse on a dead-end street not far from the White House that hosts one of the handful of legal marijuana farms in the U.S. capital.
Tokyo stocks plunged more than three percent as a surging yen hit exporters Monday, leading a sell-off across Asia in holiday-thinned trade and after worries about the global economy fuelled sharp losses in New York and Europe.
Qatar's largest bank acknowledged Sunday that some personal customer data that was leaked online may be authentic, and said it has hired an outside expert to review potential vulnerabilities to its computer systems.
U.S. oil services companies Halliburton and Baker Hughes announced Sunday they were calling off their massive multibillion-U.S.-dollar proposed merger that had met strong resistance from regulators.