The U.S. missile strike on Syria contained a clear message for North Korea and its main ally China, analysts said, but not one strong enough to push Pyongyang off its nuclear weapons path.
Big U.S. corporations have identified a new strategy for managing irate investors at annual shareholder meetings: Going virtual.
Friday's strike on a Syrian airbase marks the first direct U.S. attack on the Damascus regime, raising questions about the potential impact on American forces working to defeat the Islamic State group.
What if Marine Le Pen wins in May? Two weeks before the French cast their first presidential ballots, the specter of victory for the far-right leader who promises to crack down on immigration and outlaw gay marriage sends shivers down many a spine.
Secret meetings, phone taps, Russian oil money and mysterious intelligence dossiers: the swirling scandal over Donald Trump's ties to Moscow has all the makings of a classic spy novel -- whose ending has yet to be written.
For decades Myanmar's people dreamed of democracy, but a year into office Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government is struggling to revive a sluggish economy and shake off the vestiges of the still powerful military.
Three turbulent decades after the Philippines shed dictatorship, President Rodrigo Duterte is offering a return to authoritarian rule as a solution to all the problems democracy has failed to fix.
The day after Britain voted to leave the European Union last June, British pensioner David Frost noticed his left leg was severely swollen.
A virtuous son or a vigilante murderer: the case of a man who killed a debt collector in defense of his mother has sparked heated debate in China, as an appeal court decides whether to uphold his life sentence.
Having a flutter on the horses in his local bar, Eric Belouet picks his favourites without hesitation. But when it comes to France's presidential election, he can't make up his mind.