The battle for fiscal restraint just got personal
Of all the remarkable scenes prompted by the death of Nelson Mandela, one of the most astonishing will happen inside the VIP section at his memorial service Tuesday and his funeral Sunday. The full list of foreign heads of states …
The present protests probably won’t lead to a coup, and for a country that’s seen dozens of coups and military-led governments in the past, that’s quite something
Five men taken into custody for allegedly stealing a truck transporting cobalt-60
The Chinese yuan makes the list of top 10 most traded denominations for the first time, but Beijing’s currency reforms are still too tentative
China’s state-run TV tries to put a positive spin on toxic haze. Nice try, guys, nice try
An estimated 96% of the urban growth expected to occur in developing countries
The government of Russian President Vladimir Putin has disbanded long-running state news agency RIA Novosti and reorganized it under a new, even more propagandistic operation — a sign, critics fear, of Putin’s deepening authoritarianism
Nelson Mandela’s daughter said the elder statesman had a “wonderful’ last day, spent surrounded by members of his family. Mandela passed away on Dec. 5 after a long battle with illness. He was 95.
American was pulled off flight to Beijing on Oct. 26
A World Bank-sponsored deal between Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority aims to save the Dead Sea. But it achieves a lot less than its backers are advertising.
U.S. Africa Command will transport troops in Burundi to Central African Republic
Supporters of two soccer teams from Rio de Janeiro clashed on Sunday during a Brazilian championship match, interrupting the game for more than one hour and leaving at least three people hospitalized in serious conditions, local officials said.
Shocking television footage showed fans of Atletico Paranaense and Vasco da Gama, two rival …