The four North Koreans flew out of Malaysia, but police would not reveal the flight's destination.
China infrastructure spending is expected to maintain a double-digit growth, state media cited a government adviser as saying.
The country has been roiled by an economic crisis since 2016 due to government overspending and declining revenues from commodity exports.
China's Commerce Ministry said on Saturday that it would suspend all imports of coal from North Korea starting Feb. 19.
South Africa, once a standout emerging market, is caught in the middle of a political hurricane that's adding to a downward economic spiral.
Norway has called on political leaders to put greater emphasis on job creation in order to rebalance society and withstand extremism.
Vice President Mike Pence declared that the US would "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO.
"We have at the moment in the eurozone of course a problem with the value of the euro," German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was important to work with Russia in the fight against Islamist terrorism.
Malaysian police said they had arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of Kim Jong Nam.
Industry Minister Miao Wei said China will not change its overall strategy because of Donald Trump's plans to encourage U.S. firms to reshore production.
China should be more worried than the U.S. is about the latest developments around North Korea, analysts say.
France's left-wing is gearing up for what promises to be a tough presidential campaign against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
European countries should simply increase their defense spending and adhere to the NATO alliance as Trump has demanded; Finland's President told CNBC.
The west looks fragile but Vladimir Putin’s Russia may be unable to step up to a leading global role, Financial Times reports.
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IT service firm Accenture has announced the creation of 15,000 new jobs in the U.S. and is opening 10 innovation centers in U.S. cities.
Bitcoin trading volumes have shrunk. Now digital currency traders are looking to more volatile alternatives to make returns.
India’s central bank is determined to look through headline inflation figures and focus on core trends to meet its medium-term target.
Russia remains a threatening adversary of the US, but the country's recent aggressive military actions aren't signs of an imminent conflict, US officials told NBC News.