EU leaders expand sanctions options but hold off targeting industries.
The new $50 billion BRICS bank will finance a wave of heavily polluting coal plants the West wouldn't touch. And that's not all bad.
The hockey league's first sustainability report underscores the threat global warming poses to the outdoor roots of the game.
The White House's indictment for the MH17 shoot-down relies on secret satellite photos and intercepted phone calls -- but also on Twitter and YouTube.
There's little doubt that pro-Russian rebels, using Russian weapons, shot down MH17. Why won't the White House say so?
Obama issues his strongest sanctions yet to pressure Moscow out of the Ukraine conflict.
An American crypto-company is making a killing off German anger about U.S. spying.
China suddenly withdrew its controversial oil rig from Vietnamese waters ahead of schedule. Beijing says the rig did its job -- and it may have, in more ways than one.
The company spent a year preparing to enter the former pariah state. Will it be a trailblazer or a cautionary tale?
Neither side can gain from this war of attrition. But is Benjamin Netanyahu willing to risk a ground invasion to stop it?
Can the Kurds prevent Maliki from sabotaging the country's oil infrastructure?
Intelligence leaks may have caused damage, but it's not irreparable.
China's heavy-handed behavior is driving neighbors, especially Australia, farther away from its orbit.
The next-generation F-35, the most expensive plane ever built, may be too dangerous to fly. Why is Congress keeping it alive?
Suicide is becoming a crisis among people affected by Syria's protracted civil war -- and no one is talking about it.
Sisi is taking bold steps, including forging possible deals with Israel, to keep his country from going over a financial cliff.
Smarting from a record fine on its largest bank, France wants the dollar dislodged as the global default currency.
Chamber, manufacturers leaning on reluctant lawmakers to keep export credit flowing.
Insurgents may threaten Iraq's dams as much as its oil -- with potentially dire consequences.
U.S. uses dollar power to penalize BNP Paribas for violating sanctions.
Afghan banks dodged an international black mark Friday when a watchdog organization gave the government another shot at cleaning up its corrupt banking system.
Mexico's president threw open the door to reforming the energy sector, potentially reversing 75 years of revolutionary legacy. Now the ambitious overhaul is colliding with messy political reality.
Tea Party Republicans want to shutter the Export-Import Bank. Would American companies suffer if the government didn't lend an occasional helping hand?
Why aren't Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube doing more to keep ISIS from spreading hatred and violence on social media?
Will Assad agree to a political solution? Can ISIS be defeated? A sobering report from the latest PeaceGame.
These are the seven men who could replace him.
The race to attract foreign oil and gas companies could consolidate the transformation of a former pariah state.
A post-9/11 program meant to be temporary is likely to be renewed until at least 2019.