When Chinese central banker Zhou Xiaochuan spoke at the World Economic Forum in Davos last week, he sparked an unusual question among central-bank watchers at home: Was he wearing his feeling about China’s monetary policy on his sle...
China became the world’s top destination for foreign direct investment in 2014, edging the U.S. out of that position for the first time since 2003, according to figures released Thursday by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
Hong Kong has come in at number 11 on the Economist's Intelligence Unit (EIU) annual report, divided into several factors, including digital, health, infrastructure, and personal safety, on the world's Safe Cities Index. [ more › ]
What was once the only skyscraper in Rockford, Ill., is getting an overhaul under an urban-renewal program that is bringing together Warren Buffett and Chinese investors looking for a U.S. visa.
For years, local authorities in the Chinese city of Hangzhou have put Taiwan leader Chiang Ching-kuo's former home up for rent. Now they have a taker: McDonald's.
(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The director of Dutch national broadcaster NOS says an armed man entered the building of the broadcaster and demanded airtime on television. Jan de Jong, director of the NOS, told national radio “Someone got into the building” and added that the man had been detained. The Thursday evening edition of the…
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Clooney is representing Armenia before Europe's top human rights court
Mancera said the blast apparently was caused by a leak in the hose carrying gas from the truck to the hospital
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No one really knows the answer, but the data suggests that prices will find a bottom as soon as this balancing is felt by the market. Or not
The event is expected to mark the first time that President Obama has appeared in public with the Tibetan leader
The President pushed his Pentagon chief, then praised him.
The cases of the Japanese hostage, the Jordanian pilot and the Iraqi prisoner held in Jordan have become intertwined in recent days
Diego Lagomarsino had been in hiding since Alberto Nisman, the prosecutor investigating the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center, was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head.
Insurgents are increasingly targeting local police and Afghan forces after most foreign troops withdrew at the end of last month
A soldier and his wife shared a brief but sweet encounter on January 24 as his troop passed through her county, marking the first time they've seen each other since their wedding in October. The romantic meeting has won over web users as it's made the rounds on Chinese social media. [ more › ]
92 bodies are still missing
Child said he supported Charlie Hebdo attackers