August 21, 2013 India is struggling — but it's not the only developing nation that's having economic troubles. Brazil, China and Russia are all slowing down. But the U.S., which struggled after the Great Recession, is showing some positive signs.
August 21, 2013 Every new generation of nouveaux riches has its vices; China's is no different. Here are six of the more eyebrow-raising, in-demand luxuries desired by China's ultrarich.
August 21, 2013 Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the country has taken multiple steps to raise its military profile, revising a policy that has been little changed since the end of World War II.
August 20, 2013 The Tokyo Electric Power Company, which owns the plant, says about 80,000 gallons of contaminated water have spewed from a metal holding tank. The leak is reportedly the largest of several at the tsunami-damaged facility.
August 20, 2013 The company's troubles in Brazil mirror allegations it faces in China. They also are similar allegations of labor violations against Apple in China.
August 20, 2013 The former president and army chief is accused of murder. It's alleged that he did not give adequate protection to former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, who was assassinated in 2007. Now, a court has taken the unprecedented step of indicting a former leader in a nation dominated by the military.
August 19, 2013 A multimillion-dollar deal to provide ski lifts for a resort in North Korea has been cancelled, after Switzerland's government decided the deal violated U.N. sanctions forbidding the export of luxury items to the country.
August 19, 2013 China is believed to have executed about 3,000 people in 2012 — a 75 percent decline from a decade ago. Amnesty International says the "overall trend globally is towards abolition" of the death penalty.