Anthony Skinner, director of Verisk Maplecroft, discusses how commodity prices will drive political risk in markets and says Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America are particularly volatile.
South Korea has resumed propaganda broadcasts across its border, a move that has infuriated North Korea in the past.
Libya's worst bomb attack since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi hit a police training center as hundreds of recruits gathered for a meeting.
The young ruler may be struggling to assert his authority amid rising international scrutiny, particularly from China.
Chris Torrens, senior managing director at Control Risks, argues North Korea's announcement that it has a hydrogen bomb was a domestic play to reassure its population.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports from Riyadh as Qatar becomes the latest gulf nation to withdraw its representative in Iran following attacks on the Saudi Arabian embassy.
Experts will hunt for particles to test North Korea's claim it tested a hydrogen bomb, but drawing a conclusion could be tricky.
China's state-owned media have plenty of acerbic advice for ally North Korea over the reclusive state's nuclear test.
Barack Obama talked by phone with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe about the response to North Korea's nuclear test, the White House said.
There are two main reasons why you shouldn't panic about North Korea's alleged H-bomb, says Notre Dame Professor Michael Desch.
North Korea claims it detonated a hydrogen bomb in a test, a move condemned by the U.S., Britain, Japan and even China.
North Korea announced on Wednesday that it had successfully tested a “miniaturized” hydrogen bomb, but what exactly is it? CNBC explains.
If the reports are true that North Korea has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, this is bound to “spook” the markets, NBC’s Bill Neely explains.
Adel Al-Jubeir, Saudi Arabian foreign minister, responds to criticism of the execution of a Shi'ite cleric, stating he was a terrorist and comparable to Osama bin Laden
SBS CNBC's June Yoon reports on South Korea's reaction to North Korea's claims it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.
The Saudi foreign minister insists the cleric executed at the weekend was a terrorist and tells CNBC that "Iranians have got away with murder."
The masked militant in an Islamic State video showing the killing of five men is believed to be a Londoner who once sold inflatable bouncy castles.
Iran unveiled a new underground missile depot inaugurated by the speaker of parliament, Ali Larijani, Tasnim news agency reported.
Amy Jaffe, UC Davis, and Karim Sadjadpour, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, discuss what's fueling growing tensions in the Middle East and what it means for the nuclear deal between Iran and the U.S. and oil prices.
Deteriorating relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran will damage peace talks in Syria and serve to benefit Islamic State, analysts warn.