New Fed Chair stays the course, despite criticism that U.S. policies are harming developing economies.
The U.N. is begging for money to help Syrians who've fled their homes, as tensions over refugees in Jordan and Lebanon heat up. But there's no solution in sight.
Developing nations are now the world's biggest polluters. Are they finally ready to help fight climate change?
Millions collected on goods coming into Afghanistan isn’t making it to state coffers.
CIA Director John Brennan made a surprise visit to Kiev amid threats of further sanctions against Russia.
For years, Iran and other American adversaries have complained that Washington plays hardball with visa rules to bar politically controversial delegates. They’re right.
Amid political uncertainty in Russia, insurance companies are finding a niche.
Moscow is jacking up gas prices to cow Kiev and scare Europe. It may not work this time.
The war of words between Moscow and Washington over who's running covert ops on the ground.
A former aid worker remembers the silence, pain, and foreboding of Rwanda -- just after the 1994 genocide.
A small court in the Hague wrestles with an existential question that could put a stop to China's maritime power grab.
The U.S. will soon be an energy exporter. But administration officials are overselling that potential.
How an American agribusiness giant's alleged bribes illustrate Ukraine's endemic graft problem.
Secretary of State Kerry pledges U.S. help in weaning Ukraine, and Europe, off Russian energy.
John Kerry and Washington's decades-long fight over releasing Israel's controversial spy.
The U.S. oil boom has unleashed torrents of oil, and sparked a fight over the 40-year-old ban on oil exports.
Jonathan Pollard is Israel's most notorious spy. So why are Washington and Jerusalem talking about freeing him?
It’s the crowning achievement of her tenure as secretary of state, and it’s unraveling at the seams.
The International Monetary Fund is giving billions of dollars to Ukraine's cash-strapped government. Will that make the country's new rulers even weaker?
The United States just won a big trade battle with China over materials used in iPhones and missiles, but it might be a Pyrrhic victory.
Berlin is saying "nein" to nukes, and trying to run Europe's largest economy on wind and solar instead. It's not quite working.
Western sanctions aren't having an immediate impact on Russia, but they could gradually make Moscow's economic woes much worse.
Can the Nuclear Security Summit actually move beyond stopgap measures and vague promises?
A popular commercial honored the return of a U.S. soldier from Afghanistan. So how did it get so ugly behind the scenes?
Why won't senior officials show Congress evidence of a cheaper, off-the-shelf alternative to the military's Afghan battlefield needs?
Russia's annexation of Crimea could wipe away billions of dollars of Ukrainian debt.