Russia is pushing ahead with its projects for the 2014 Winter Olympics. But not everyone is happy.
The great emerging markets want to start their own bank. But it doesn't seem like they've really thought it through.
For those still confused: No, Kim Jong Un is probably not a reformist after all.
Don't look now, declinists, but the U.S. economy is strong and poised to beat its rivals. Yes, even China.
Why Reagan’s former budget chief is like a crazy person howling in the wind. Let’s ignore him.
Mongolia's blue skies may soon be darkening. A key challenge: Putting the mining companies in their place.
Why foreign companies need to swallow their pride and get used to apologizing to China.
India's Supreme Court has ruled against Big Pharma and for the country's generic drug companies. But who's the big winner in the end?
Was a U.N. diplomat pushed out of his position for airing Port-au-Prince's dirty laundry in public?
He may be the most important central banker in the world. But is China's Zhou Xiaochuan really in charge?
Yes, institutions are important. But institutions that actually work are even better.
The unlucky continent finally seems to be on a real path to growth, but is democracy essential to sustain Africa’s rise?
The State Department is engaging the world’s growing cities like never before. A top U.S. diplomat explains why.
Sure, the Middle Kingdom is becoming a superpower, but it's always going to be No. 2.
Banking can do more good for the poor than only helping entrepreneurs.
Hint: It's not Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg. She lives in Berlin and is key to solving the euro crisis.
South Africa is a mess. So why does it get to sit at the BRICS big boy table?
For savvy investors looking to diversify their portfolios, there’s only one place left to go: sub-Saharan Africa.
Poorer countries no longer have rich ones to blame for inequalities in trade. Now they're the ones pulling the strings.
From Cyprus to Portugal, the common currency has been a disaster.
Cairo needs to tackle its subsidy addiction. And yes, it’s not going to be easy.
And its destruction will define the Middle East for years to come.
Could Boris Johnson actually end up as Britain's prime minister?