Monday, January 26, 2015
Greece voted Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country's battle against crippling debts, with a radical left party favored to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.
With oil prices collapsing over 50 percent in the past six months, Angola — Africa's second-largest oil producer — has had to introduce austerity measures and overhaul its budget to deal with a severe drop in expected revenue.
Spain has emerged from a devastating crisis and entered a “virtuous circle” with faster growth than its neighbors, but the IMF warns that high unemployment and the rise of populist parties still threaten the recovery.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
World leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow Sunday to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a major new offensive in eastern Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic government-held port.
Greece stood Saturday on the brink of a make-or-break general election that could sweep the anti-austerity Syriza party to power and set the country on a collision course with its international creditors.
A crowded open-air market and nearby homes in Ukraine's strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 16 people, city authorities said.
Britain on Saturday marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, the iconic cigar-chomping prime minister who led his nation in defying Nazi Germany during World War II.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry set out his vision for the fight against Islamist violence on Friday in an impassioned speech in Davos where he also announced a visit to Nigeria.
The Church of England's Manchester United-supporting, saxophone-playing first female bishop is an ordinary woman facing an extraordinary job.
The Dutch government on Friday approved large-scale testing of self-driving cars and trucks on public roads, saying the technology could greatly reduce traffic jams and improve road safety.