Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena prides itself on being the world's oldest bank but could, along with its peers, turn into Europe's newest problem as some analysts fear its bad debts may trigger a bank crisis in Italy and eurozone turmoil.
Japanese voters are suspicious of the government's economic policies and don't trust controversial plans to change the pacifist constitution -- but they are still expected to hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition victory in parliamentary elections.
Bangladesh needs a coordinated effort to eradicate the cancer.
A wave of terrorist attacks -- from Istanbul to Bangladesh and Iraq to Saudi Arabia -- has shaken the Muslim world.
Britain's shock vote to leave the EU is bad news for NATO and for Europe's defense cooperation in general, experts said ahead of this week's NATO summit.
Tony Blair was one of Britain's most successful prime ministers but his support for the 2003 war in Iraq has overshadowed his achievements in office and his subsequent career as globe-trotting elder statesman.
Disclosures by released bookseller Lam Wing-kee of his treatment in mainland China and the resultant outcry have spurred Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to ask for a review into the notification mechanism between the police forces of Hong Kong and the mainland., 1 Comment
In the aftermath of the terror attacks in Paris in November 2015, the French tricolor bloomed on Facebook as millions of people worldwide expressed sympathy for the 129 people who died, and for a universally beloved city scarred by violence.
It comes as no surprise that President Tsai Ing-wen considers her trip to Panama and Paraguay a success. In reality, the trip will be remembered for planning failures and partisan activities.
Seven years after it began, the official inquiry into Britain's role in the Iraq war finally reports on Wednesday with former Prime Minister Tony Blair expected to face severe criticism.