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ISIS makes its fortune by selling oil from seized territory to its enemies, NBC News reports.
A soldier guarding the National War Memorial was shot and reported killed in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, NBC News reports.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters may finally meet with government negotiators Tuesday, but few are optimistic the barricades will come down soon.
Clashes erupted in Hong Kong, deepening a sense of impasse between the government and pro-democracy protesters increasingly willing to confront police.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activists recaptured parts of a key protest zone, defying police trying to disperse them with pepper spray and baton charges.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev tells CNBC that ties with the U.S. have been damaged by "destructive" and "stupid" sanctions.
Russia's prime minister says the world must move away from its dependence on the dollar, arguing that the global economy would benefit as a result.
President Barack Obama will hash out a strategy to counter Islamic State on Tuesday with military leaders from some 20 countries.
The global stock rout appears to have come out of nowhere, but Capital Economics highlights four key weights dragging on markets.
China Premier Li's trip to Moscow is expected to net as many as 50 trade deals, as sanctions spur Russia to accelerate ties with the mainland.
Military officers in both countries say the violence has escalated because of a more assertive Indian posture under the new government of PM Modi.
The terror group ISIS was birthed from al-Qaeda, and experts in radicalism think the two may fall in with one another again.
Europe is "massively" more vulnerable to geopolitical tensions than the U.S. and Japan, argues Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, adding that the rise of euroscepticism will make the situation more challenging in the future.
Mark Okada, Co-Founder & CIO at Highland Capital Management, says global unrest has led to a recalibration of growth and explains what that means for central banks' policy decisions.
This week's poor German data are the latest sign the "strongman" of Europe is weakening. We take a look at why Germany could be losing its clout.
Thai markets swooned as the health of the country's beloved king took a turn for the worse, and the monarchy's importance means more turmoil may lie ahead.
Ammo being used by ISIS are found to have been manufactured in 21 countries including the US, NBC News reports.
Alastair Newton, senior political analyst at Nomura, says it is unlikely that Ukraine will be able to join the European Union by the 2020 timetable due to the continuing turmoil in the country.
If world leaders want to defeat ISIS, they will have to use more than force; they will have to win the intellectual war, says the ruler of Dubai.
The cost of the American military campaign against ISIS likely has passed $1 billion.