After Thursday night's GOP candidate debate, a political analyst suggested the Ron Paul hands-off position toward Iran 'jumped the shark.' Mr. Paul says intervention is what's truly nuts. Here are their arguments.
12/16/2011 01:04 pm
European stocks as well as the euro dropped as optimism from last week's euro crisis summit yielded to tough questions about the EU's ability to avert fresh crises.
12/14/2011 09:19 am
As foreign exchange reserves in other countries fall, the Chinese yuan follows suit
12/12/2011 04:00 pm
Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy have proposed a pact to form a European 'fiscal union' with strict financial rules in parallel with the EU. But Britain has balked, leaving it the odd man out.
12/09/2011 01:52 pm
Trade and economic interaction happens with countries outside of the Eurozone as well.
12/08/2011 06:00 pm
China, the world’s most prolific executioner, put a Filipino drug trafficker to death Thursday despite an appeal from the Philippine president.
12/08/2011 11:01 am
At a hearing at London's High Court, senior judges John Thomas and Duncan Ouseley said Julian Assange would be allowed to apply to Britain's Supreme Court to argue that Europe's process of carrying out extradition was flawed.
12/05/2011 09:59 am
Every year, the group Transparency International releases its Corruption Perception Index, which measures the perception of corruption – misuse of public resources, bribery, and backdoor deals, to name a few – in countries worldwide. On a scale of 0 (most corrupt) to 10 (least corrupt), no country scores a 10 and more than two-thirds of the 183 countries on the index score below a 5. The US comes in at 7.1. The index is built using data from surveys examining enforcement of anticorruption laws, tracking of public funds, kickbacks in government contracts, etc.
12/01/2011 02:23 pm
Somalia's Islamist insurgency banned Western aid agencies from its territory, raising concerns that famine could return to parts of the northeast African nation.
11/30/2011 04:11 pm
European politicians reacted angrily and financial markets slid after Greek Prime Minister Papandreou stunned Europe with the announcement of a Greek referendum on latest aid package.
11/01/2011 12:00 pm