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Saudi Arabia's ex-head of intelligence has criticized U.S. anti-terrorism tactics, saying Obama was wrong to rule out troops in Syria and Iraq.
Scotland’s independence vote has piqued the hopes of other separatist groups in Europe. Click ahead to learn which regions may try to imitate Scotland.
Researchers say that most of the Pacific's earthquake zones are capable of generating shocks at least as strong as magnitude 9, NBC News reports.
Ukraine's parliament passed a law on Tuesday that will give "special status" to the east of the country including a degree of self-governance.
General Motors' Opel said on Tuesday it would reorganize its Russian operations, responding to "difficult" conditions amid Ukraine woes.
After being blamed for the subprime mortgage crisis, will the ECB’s new bond-buying program rejuvenate the much-maligned asset-backed security?
Britain stepped up its bid to become a leading trading partner with China with the launch of the first offshore renminbi government bond.
Scotland's independence battle is a tough one to call. The Yes side has James Bond, but the No campaign has Harry Potter.
The Finnish central bank governor told CNBC that the ECB stands ready to take further measures if required.
Expatriate Americans are renouncing their citizenship in record volumes because of increasingly onerous tax-filing requirements.
Nearly 5 million Gmail usernames and passwords surfaced on Wednesday on a Russian Bitcoin forum.
The United States is putting the finishing touches on possible new sanctions on Russia's defense, energy and financial sectors.
The percentage of Americans who believe the United States should become more active in world affairs has increased, according to an NBC/WSJ poll.
The point at which interest rates begin to normalize is getting closer, the Bank of England's Mark Carney told trade unionists.
Morgan Stanley has downgraded its euro zone growth forecast — despite the rate cuts and bond-buying program announced by the ECB last week.
Italy is still embroiled in financial crisis — but it isn't severe enough to convince the public that reforms are needed, the ex-prime minister said.
European employment targets are “unrealistic” and “bold action” is needed to boost job creation, a new report by the Ambrosetti Forum said.
The U.S. climbs further up the ranks of the world's most competitive economies, the World Economic Forum says in its annual report.
Another American missionary doctor has tested positive for Ebola, NBC News reports.
Stocks fell on Monday, retreating from record levels.
Long-dated Treasury yields dipped to lows on the view that the Fed will be dovish on interest rates.
European shares were lower in afternoon trade, tracking their Asian counterparts lower, as sentiment was curbed by lower commodity prices and fears of deflation in the euro zone region.
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.