The U.N. Security Council called for a 30-day humanitarian truce.
Given the surprise resignation of its prime minister last week, CNBC takes a closer look at this major frontier market.
The Treasury Department said it was the biggest-ever set of sanctions to date for the rogue regime.
The world witnessed a shocking rollback of human rights last year, according to Amnesty International’s latest annual report.
“The country may be one of the biggest ‘black swans’ of political risk in 2018,” EIU's Agathe Demarais said in a report recently published.
A change could be announced as early as mid-March, BBC reports.
Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and Xiaomi are the only vendors in the top five to experience year-over-year growth in the fourth quarter.
An unknown person threw an explosive device at the U.S. embassy building in Podgorica, Montenegro, before blowing himself up.
Venezuelans reported losing on average 24 lbs in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty.
A secret meeting between Vice President Mike Pence and North Korean leaders at the Olympics was canceled abruptly earlier this month.
Benjamin Netanyahu denies any wrongdoing and says the latest charges against him were merely a continuation of a wider media orchestrated witch hunt.
Venezuela launches a new oil-backed digital currency Tuesday, in a move the government hopes will help pull it out of an economic crisis.
A Russian Olympic medallist has left the Pyeongchang Winter Games on suspicion of doping, a team official said on Monday.
More than six months after Iraq's leadership proclaimed the defeat of ISIS on Iraqi territory, the country is on a path to rebuild.
European companies engaged in business with Iran are enriching the country's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Saudi's foreign minister said.
Members of the anti-EU party voted to remove their leader Henry Bolton over his leadership of the party and racist comments.
European and Gulf countries need to give more cash to war embattled Syria, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) told CNBC Saturday.
"As you can see with the FBI indictment, the evidence is now really incontrovertible," H.R. McMaster said in Munich.
The comments come amid the highest tensions the two countries have seen since the Cold War.
Qatar has “preserved its sovereignty” following a “futile” diplomatic crisis that befell the country in 2017, the emir of the Gulf state said Friday.
Guaranteed income is an idea that's gaining proponents in Silicon Valley.
Robotics firm Engineered Arts is less worried about robots replacing jobs than finding skilled workers in an increasingly automated economy.
“The country may be one of the biggest ‘black swans’ of political risk in 2018,” EIU's Agathe Demarais said in a report.
Stocks rallied on Friday as interest rates slipped further from a four-year high, pushing the S&P 500 higher for the week.
Equities in Europe traded just above the flatline as investors reacted to earnings and waited for a report from the Federal Reserve.
Asian stocks closed higher on Friday, with gains in the region led by South Korea's benchmark Kospi index.