Both the West and Moscow are unwilling to stand down over Russia's annexation of Crimea, raising concerns that tit-for-tat sanctions are here for the long-run and could even be increased.» Read More
Russia has bombed a CIA-trained Syrian rebel group, pitting itself against the US in a Middle East conflict for the first time since the Cold War.
Oil fell nearly 1% Thursday after being up over 4% percent, volatility that can be partially attributed to strained U.S.-Russia relations over Syria.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Thursday downplayed criticism over the country's air strike targets in Syria.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron said his administration would not make reparations for the country's role in the Caribbean slave trade.
The World Trade Organization cut its forecasts for global goods trade after quarterly growth turned negative.
Iran's foreign minister is under attack from hardliners after reportedly shaking hands with the US president, the FT reports.
Robert Bergqvist, chief economist at SEB, explains why people have started to treat the U.S.’s zero-interest rate level as a “normal level.”
Shweta Singh, senior economist at Lombard Street Research, explains why Reserve Bank of India has room to cut policy rates, and how global events influence the economy.
With Glencore having one of the world's most sophisticated mining trading desks, it could have a global impact like the Lehman Brothers, says Frank Holmes, CEO & chief investment officer at U.S. Global Investors.
"We believe that any attempts to play games with terrorists, let alone to arm them, are not just short-sighted, but hazardous," Putin tells the U.N.
Officials said that Washington secured a pledge from Beijing to increase its financial contributions to the World Bank, the FT reports.
Saudi Arabia's withdrawn billions of dollars from global asset managers as the country seeks to cut its growing deficit, the FT reports.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was overheard confronting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over incendiary posts on the social network.
Separatists have won a clear majority in Catalonia's parliament, an exit poll showed, putting them on a collision course with the national govt.
One indicator suggests conditions in Syria, while indeed dire, aren't perhaps as bad as they could be, at least not yet.
After the South China Sea and cyberspace, the U.S. and China rivalry has found a new front: women’s rights, The NY Times reports.
For a year, VW officials insisted to U.S. regulators that tests on its diesel cars showing a spike in pollution levels on the road were in error.
Here's how fast-fashion retailer Primark could change the game for U.S. retailers.
EU leaders at a migrant crisis summit pledged $1.1B to help U.N. agencies support Syrian refugees who remain in the Middle East.
In Europe, some automakers have taped up test cars' doors and grilles to bolster their aerodynamics, the NYT reports.
If Catalonia were to declare independence, it would take a major portion of Spain's economic power with it.
The world's weakness has been exported to the U.S., says Ron Insana. The Fed would be "Dopey" to ignore the repercussions.
Big win for Obama and Abe as US, Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim economies reach agreement to strike trade pact, the FT reports.
U.S. stocks traded higher as investors awaited earnings reports and digested implications from Friday's jobs report on the timing of a rate hike.
European stocks accelerated gains into the close on Monday after a weak U.S. employment report dampened expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates soon.
Oil prices rose Monday on a rally in U.S. gasoline and Russia's willingness to meet other major oil producers.
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.