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President Obama has made multiple bold policy moves heading into the "lame duck" period of his second term. NBC News reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that other countries perceive Russia as a country which should just "sit quietly", rather than try and maintain its sovereignty and independence.
Leon Cooperman offered insight into the market effects of the changes in U.S. economic policy with Cuba in an interview with CNBC.
Secret discussions between the U.S. and Cuban officials happened in Canada and the Vatican and included personal involvement by Pope Francis.
The combination of a stronger dollar and sliding oil price is causing mayhem, Financial Times reports.
Russians hurried to change their currency and stock up on durable goods amid the ruble's collapse. Financial Times reports.
Parts of Zurich airport were closed on Monday evening after it received an unspecified threat.
In a region known for port, winemakers along the Douro Valley are taking top prizes for reds and whites, Global Post reports.
Hallucinogenic mushrooms have been discovered on the grounds of Buckingham Palace in London, NBC News reports.
More photos are being taken than ever before, but not with traditional cameras.
The United States transferred six detainees from the Guantánamo Bay prison to Uruguay this weekend, The Pentagon announced Sunday.
The geopolitical tensions from the crisis in Ukraine is "taking a toll" on both Russia and Ukraine's economy says Moritz Kraemer, sovereign chief ratings officer at Standard & Poor's.
Brazil's new finance minister, Joaquim Levy is a "fiscal hawk" yet making a lot of bold promises may make his work difficult says Bhanu Baweja, global head of emerging market cross asset strategy at UBS.
Firas Abi Ali, senior manager for Middle East and Africa at HIS, talks about the current status of Iran's nuclear programme, saying it's not just of "economic" importance to the country.
Pope Francis warned that if the world continues to abuse natural resources due to greed, it will lead to global disaster.
A new test measures whether kids know the ins and outs of a computer. Thousands of Canadian kids took the test and they excelled.
Laurence Brahm, Founder of the Himalayan Consensus Institute, discusses the emergence of a new financial framework that has spurred the integration of third world nations with its developed peers.
Oil production is at the highest in a decade in Nigeria, but the surge is not likely to last long.
Chinese President Xi Jinping applauded a Chinese blogger who has written erroneous comments about America, reports the Global Post.
Wolfs' Mercedes MC 660 Loaded makes him the fastest taxi driver in Germany, reports NBC.
A Russian politician is advising women to use beetroot instead of expensive imported lipstick.
The Cuba rapprochement is a reminder that a Ukraine resolution is needed and that it's time to end the Cold War once and for all, says Jeffrey Sachs.
Despite the Christmas holiday approaching, investors still have plenty to mull over.
Anastasia Kastaniotou, a struggling mother of three, stood near the Greek Parliament building on Wednesday and threw up her hands as she contemplated an €11.5 billion austerity package that her country’s government was trying to tie up this week to keep Greece in the euro, the New York Times reports.