BBC World Service - Most Recent
Dec 24, 2012
Vital austerity measures could be harder to push through in Egypt as political unrest continues.
Dec 21, 2012
As local and national funding is slashed, two soccer teams in Greece are turning to some unusual sponsors to make ends meet.
Dec 20, 2012
A squabble between Opus Dei, the exclusive Catholic organization, and a small Danish game-maker, has ended up in court. At issue is a card game.
Dec 19, 2012
Greece's credit rating just got an upgrade by Standard & Poor's. The ratings agency bumped Greece up to a solid B-. And it says that rating is stable -- meaning it won't change in the next several months.
Dec 19, 2012
Brazilian President announces plans to build at least 800 new regional airports.
Dec 18, 2012
The U.S. may be littered with skyscrapers, but by the end of the year, nearly three-quarters of the world's 100 tallest buildings will be located in Asia and the Middle East.
Dec 17, 2012
Japan's Liberal Democratic Party promises to tackle economic problems.
Dec 12, 2012
North Korea defies international sanctions to launch a rocket. Japan has called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, which could take place later today.
Dec 11, 2012
The International Monetary Fund says a $4.8 billion loan for Egypt is on hold. The IMF cited "unfolding developments on the ground."