French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market power and regulation that has helped policy-makers understand how to deal with...
Russia's state-controlled natural gas giant Gazprom says it will cancel a price discount for natural gas supplies to Ukraine.
The World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting draws the world's top CEOs and the some of the planet's most powerful leaders to Davos. Other than economy, its forums focus on the...
The National Security Agency is denying a report that it eavesdropped on Vatican phone calls, without its knowledge, when the Vatican was considering a successor for Pope...
Argentina's presidential spokesman says Cristina Fernandez is in good spirits following successful surgery to remove fluid from the surface of her brain after she suffered an...
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Social enterprises aim to conquer the food crisis. The world's largest student competition for social good is taking on the global food crisis.
A woman in Paraguay has climbed onto a wooden cross and had nails pounded through her hands, joining five men in a crucifixion protest that has already lasted 20 days.
Protests by the security guards who protect Libya's oil industry and infrastructure shutdowns have sent petroleum exports plunging to levels far below those prior to the 2011...
A botulism scare that damaged New Zealand's international reputation for providing top quality and safe dairy products was likely a false alarm.
State-owned Air China says half-year profit rose 10 percent as foreign currency gains more than made up for declining passenger and cargo revenue.
A closely watched index of German business optimism rose more than expected in August, underlining improving growth prospects for the struggling euro area.
A closely watched indicator of Chinese manufacturing turned positive for the first time in four months in August, HSBC said Thursday, in a sign of renewed strength in the...
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The World Bank's chief economist said Monday the gloom surrounding India's economy had been "overplayed" and the country was not in danger of a full-blown crisis.
Under-pressure Labour Party leader Ed Miliband was delivered a further blow on Tuesday when a new poll showed that faith in the Conservative's handling of the economy had...