Monday, January 26, 2015
A tumble of blue-chip stock shares on Friday failed to erase another week of gains for Wall Street.
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.
Clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo police and political protestors that left some 40 people dead last week also revealed the level of hostility toward the Chinese in the capital Kinshasa.
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.
World leaders headed to Saudi Arabia Saturday to offer condolences following the death of King Abdullah, with U.S. President Barack Obama cutting short a trip to India to pay respects.
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.
Thousands of Yemenis took to the streets of Sanaa Saturday in the biggest protest yet against a Shiite militia takeover of the capital that has plunged the country into turmoil.
The highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Cuba in 35 years met with leading dissidents on Friday, but one prominent opposition figure stayed out amid differences over Washington's rapprochement with Havana.