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Iran's new president tries to reset relations with the US

Oct 21, 2013
U.S. and Iran relations could be summed up in one sentence: You scratch my back, I'll scratch yours.
Posted In: Iran, Rouhani, Iran sanctions

France gets the NSA treatment

Oct 21, 2013
The new revelation is part of Edward Snowden's latest leak.
Posted In: NSA leaks, nsa, Edward Snowden, France

For some Greeks, there’s work but no pay

Oct 15, 2013
Sometimes, you just can’t a break. And neither, it seems, can Greece.
Posted In: Greece, European debt crisis

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to chemical weapons watchdog

Oct 11, 2013
The Nobel Committee's decision highlights the Syrian conflict.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, syria

In Obama's absence, China takes center stage at APEC

Oct 8, 2013
All eyes are on China and its economy at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Bali.
Posted In: asia, China's Economy

Japan will increase its national sales tax by 3 percent

Oct 1, 2013
Japan is hiking its national sales tax, from 5 percent all the way to 8 percent.
Posted In: Japan, Shinzo Abe, sales tax, debt

After elections, Germany's economic policy will have far-reaching impact

Sep 23, 2013
Merkel's center-right bloc got an impressive share of the vote, but the pro-business party she's been in partnership with did poorly.
Posted In: Germany, Angela Merkel, CDU, Bundestag

Microsoft buys Nokia's devices for $7.2 billion

Sep 3, 2013
The tech giant is paying $ 2.2 billion to license Nokia patents.
Posted In: Microsoft, nokia, cell phones, windows, software

Vietnam getting a boost from its coffee

Sep 2, 2013
But some worry that with commodity prices falling, relying so heavily on agriculture is a risk.
Posted In: Vietnam, coffee

India and Brazil's economic reversal of fortune

Aug 30, 2013
Emerging markets that thrived during the recession are seeing the flow of capital dry up.
Posted In: BRICS, brazil, India, emerging markets

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