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The increasing frequency and severity of extreme weather events could cost the world $421 billion yearly by 2030, the Red Cross warned.
The UN Security Council declared Ebola a "threat to peace and security" and called members to provide needed assistance.
A list of critical figures related to the Ebola outbreak: the number of sick, number of dead and how much aid has been given. The Fiscal Times reports.
The ECB doled out 82.6 billion euros ($106.3 billion) in cheap loans to banks on Thursday, and released details of a new rotation system for its Governing Council.
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 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.
Stocks declined Tuesday amid increased conflict in the Middle East
U.S. bonds continued to gain on Tuesday, although two-year notes traded flat ahead of a Treasury auction.
European shares closed lower on Tuesday, due to weak economic data and new tax rules in the U.S. hitting the pharmaceutical sector.
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.