The call came at the end of a week in which the U.S. and the European Union increased sanctions against Russia.
West African leaders and international health groups have stepped up plans to combat the world’s worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
One of the most surprising aspects about Argentina’s default on its debt this week was the lack of market impact on other emerging economies.
A spike in U.S. Treasury yields may spur fears of another emerging markets rout, but analysts are divided on whether there's much correlation.
Russian lawmakers have proposed outlawing dogs from barking and banning children from crying after a certain hour.
Russia will suspend Ukrainian soy, soymeal and sunseed imports starting from Aug. 1 due to breach of phytosanitary requirements, Interfax news said.
A food safety scare in China is testing Chinese consumers' loyalty to foreign fast-food brands, including McDonald's and Yum Brands.
Usually a sovereign default is negative for a country's markets, but Argentina's markets have rallied to 20-year highs despite the overhanging threat.
India stocks are headed for a correction in the near term, emerging markets guru Mark Mobius said, as the pace of reforms is likely to disappoint.
Obama also used the speech to lampoon Congress, saying it should "stop being mad all the time. Stop just hating all the time."
China is muscling tech firms and investors need to pay attention — this could impact future earnings, says Michael Yoshikami.
The console will cost 3,699 yuan ($600) without the Kinect motion detection system and 4,299 yuan ($700) with Kinect.
Thailand stocks have rallied sharply, but despite high hopes for the new administration's policies, analysts don't expect shares to rise much further.
Sanctions are intended to tighten the screws on Russia by targeting broad sections of its economy and financial markets.
President Barack Obama announced new sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy but denied that the U.S. is in a new Cold War with Russia.
The stock market faces two points of vulnerability that will likely push prices lower, U.S. Trust's Keith Banks says.
President Obama wrote to Russian President Putin to inform him the U.S. government had determined Russia violated a nuclear treaty.
Argentina could be back in the economic doldrums if it defaults on Wednesday, a key player in its 2010 debt restructuring told CNBC.
Citing compatibility issues, China's State Administration for Industry and Commerce said Microsoft is suspected of a monopoly.
The Philippines' already vulnerable coconut trees took a hit from the past year's typhoons even as demand for trendy coconut-based products is rising.