Investors and financial markets have hailed the European Central Bank's (ECB) latest monetary policy coup, but some observers warn that Europe might use up all its ammunition in the battle against deflation.
Indonesia's new President Joko Widodo has won praise for bold economic reforms at the start of his term, but his man-of-the-people image has suffered after criticism of his commitment to human rights and fighting corruption.
The International Monetary Fund is far from being done with Ukraine, its latest mega-bailout client.
Japan's hostage crisis is a stark reminder that Tokyo's deep pockets and alliance with the U.S. make it a target for Islamist militants, analysts say, even if the nation considers itself far removed from Middle Eastern conflicts.
Two weeks after the jihadist attacks that rocked France, the banner extolling free speech on the gates of Honore de Balzac high school in northern Paris is looking a little worse for wear.
The West's defense of Charlie Hebdo's right to offend is testing the patience of Muslims even in moderate Indonesia and Malaysia, who fear it could fuel radical sentiment kindled by the Islamic State group.
U.S. President Barack Obama can claim credit for bringing the economy back from the edge of catastrophe.
The attacks in Paris and the radical Islamist cell dismantled in Brussels have challenged the idea of the “lone wolf” terrorist who works alone, without the help of a jihadist organization, analysts say.
Caught in stormy weather, the pilot of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 requested to climb to a higher altitude but was not immediately granted permission due to heavy traffic. Soon afterwards, the jet disappeared off the radar.
In the aftermath of France's jihadist attacks, many have been left scratching their heads over how authorities can vaunt the importance of free speech while jailing people for comments that appear to “condone terrorism.”