World at a glance

 A female soldier from the Chinese People's Liberation Army attends a training session for Thursday's military parade in China.

Its economic growth sputtering, China puts on a parade

Sep 2, 2015
Thursday's military pageant in Tian'anmen Square comes at a crucial time.
Posted In: Tiananmen Square, China, World War II, Japan
A Syrian migrant carries his infant daughter down a dangerously steep embankment to a line of railroad tracks that will lead them to a border crossing on the Greek and Macedonian border near Idomeni, Greece

Migrants vs. refugees, in economic terms

Sep 2, 2015
It's 'the difference between push and pull.'
Posted In: migrants, refugees, Asylum
Nour Ammar, 20, is trying to seek asylum in Sweden.

One woman's journey from Syria to Sweden

Sep 2, 2015
Listen to Nour Ammar's story as she travels the road to asylum.
Posted In: migrants, refugees, syria, Sweden

Would dumping the Iran deal hurt the dollar?

Sep 2, 2015
The Obama administration says the US currency's dominance could be undermined.
Posted In: Iran, nuclear, dollar

Selling bonds to fund the war and fight inflation

Sep 2, 2015
Ken McGee sold the debt securities for $18.75, going door-to-door in Oklahoma.
Posted In: World War II, war, inflation
Migrants protest outside a train station in Budapest, Hungary after it was closed to migrants on Tuesday.

Migrant crisis challenging EU identity

Sep 1, 2015
The flood of migrants and refugees is forcing Europeans to question their values.
Posted In: hungary, migrants, Europe
Workers on scaffolding at a building construction site in Yangon, Myanmar.

Taking stock of minimum wage around the world

Sep 1, 2015
Amid Myanmar's minimum-wage announcement, a brief look at different countries' minimum wages.
Posted In: minimum wage, salary
 A group of migrants walk to the border with Hungary in the village of Horgos on Monday in Kanjiza, Serbia.

Europe is still reeling from the migrant crisis

Aug 31, 2015
The BBC speaks to refugees about Hungary's razor wire border fence.
Posted In: hungary, Serbia, migrants

Refugee smuggling is a big, bad business

Aug 28, 2015
The networks moving migrants to Europe are highly complex and competitive.
Posted In: Europe, migrants, refugees

China's growing, but not fast enough for some

Aug 28, 2015
Its run as global economic driver is starting to slow.
Posted In: world, China, Investing
 
 
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