OPEC's announcement that it is keeping crude output levels unchanged again, despite a collapse in oil prices, reflects the growing influence of booming U.S. shale but analysts say the cartel is still the dominant player.
A new ruling by a U.S. judge has increased the total Argentina owes holdout bondholders to US$5.2 billion -- a massive responsibility that if upheld likely will fall to the next government, experts said.
It's the billion-dollar question: is Greece going to repay the International Monetary Fund on time?
Tunisia, birthplace of the Arab Spring, faces a dilemma as it struggles to reconcile national security and media freedom in a country facing a rise in jihadist unrest.
Malaysia is a beacon for ethnic Rohingya fleeing oppression and violence in Myanmar, but countless migrants like Mohammed Ismail are still searching for the promised land years after arriving.
From hit and run attacks and massacres to a shopping trip, Somali-led Shabab militants are on the march in northeastern Kenya.
In Istanbul's centuries-old Grand Bazaar, the hum of commerce is as noisy as ever. Vendors sell tea, coppersmiths craft their wares, merchants shout out to passing tourists.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, derided as a "rich nations' club" that vegetated in its Parisian chateau for decades, has redefined itself as the go-to resource for economic analysis.
As the COMPUTEX trade show opens its doors Tuesday in Taiwan it is putting a new focus on start-ups to boost the island's tech credentials in the face of intense competition from rival China.
The commander known as Pakhsaparan, or the "wall breaker," barked out commands at his bandolier-draped fighters, part of a patchwork of anti-Taliban militias in northern Afghanistan seeking to augment hard-pressed Afghan forces in a strategy fraught with risk.