If Russia decides to invade eastern Ukraine, the timing may depend on the calendar.
The hundreds of thousands of protesters who turned out to protest over the weekend want the Spanish government to roll back deep austerity cuts in health-care, education, and the welfare state.
While Washington is talking about diplomacy, Poles in cafés and on social media are talking about the land-grabbing of the late 1930s that led to World War II.
The EU would have to move fast on sanctions before Ukrainian money is removed from foreign banks and protesters grow even more frustrated with the pace of EU support.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will face corruption charges related to a troubled rice-subsidy scheme. Are her days in protest-plagued office now numbered?
Scotland's pro-independence block has argued it would keep the pound sterling as its currency if the referendum is passed. But, the UK's top political parties put the kibosh on that possibility today.
Regardless of whether opposition leader Modi, accused of human rights abuses, would in fact usher in a more business-friendly regime, restoring bilateral bonhomie is good for business.
A recent attack on pipelines by ethnic Baloch separatists underscores that Islamic militants are far from the only security threat in Pakistan.
Turkish activists and the European Union are applying pressure on President Abdullah Gul to veto a recently-passed Internet censorship law. Turkey has long aspired to join the club of European democracies.
A leftist candidate is making strides in investment-friendly, centrist Costa Rica in the lead up to this weekend's presidential election.
Fighting in South Sudan that has disrupted oil production and killed thousands paused today after the government and rebels signed a cease-fire deal. But the agreement faces serious risks of collapse.
North Korea is home to one of the world's largest rare earth mineral deposits, but its policy of isolation has long deterred foreign investment.
Norway has experienced more than two decades of growth in its residential housing sector – but is the real estate bubble about to burst?
Bangkok shutdown: A well-funded, well-organized protest movement has returned to the streets of Bangkok, shutting down seven major intersections in Bangkok. While key institutions are still operating, the two-month-long protest movement has disrupted Thailand's economy.
The US-India diplomatic row continues to worsen in ways that could affect the ability of multinationals to send their more able staff to India.
Latvia’s gotten credit for its generally sober and steady handling of overlapping political and economic transitions, but is everybody sold on all the changes?
Cambodia has been gripped by garment workers striking for higher wages, which has led to a heavy-handed government response and serious delays at garment factories.
The US-India relationship is historically young. Now that we are over the infatuation stage, we should absorb what the other is saying and admit that there are real differences in worldview between us.
Monitor writer Ben Arnoldy visited one of Kazakhstan's active nuclear reactors near the country's largest city, where batches of toxic uranium were stockpiled as recently as 2009.