Like many Argentinean businessmen, Marco Meloni is doing everything he can to avoid laying off staff at his textile factory despite a slump in sales, more than 70 percent interest rates and soaring utility bills. The reason? He doesn't have the money
Work has begun on Senegal's new landmark railway, but critics say it's a waste of time and money.
North Korea's top nuclear negotiator arrives in Washington for talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a possible encounter with President Donald Trump aimed a laying the groundwork for a second U.S.-North Korea summit.
Police are searching for a man they say fatally shot his wife in the parking lot of a church, as well as shooting and critically injuring his daughter.
U.S. President Donald Trump cancelled the U.S. delegation to World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Thursday.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday stopped House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi from using a military plane for an overseas trip, in a tit for tat after the Democratic leader’s suggestion he postpone the State of the Union address durin
U.S. stocks advanced on Thursday as hopes of a resolution to the trade dispute between the United States and China boosted industrial shares and lifted investor sentiment.
Microsoft gave half a billion dollars to address the affordable housing crisis in Seattle's suburbs, the Eastside of King County and the Puget Sound.
Facebook removed hundreds of Russia-initiated accounts, including some linked to state-owned news agency Sputnik.
A car bomb exploded at a police academy in Colombia's capital Bogota on Thursday, killing at least nine people and wounding over 20 in an attack that prompted fears of a return to the country's violent past.
President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months after he declared the threat posed by Pyongyang had been eliminated.
Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data “at the direction of and for the sole benefit of” Trump. Jonah Green is on the story.
John Bogle, the pioneer of low-cost investing who founded the Vanguard Group, died at the age of 89. Fred Katayama looks back at his legacy.
Spanish emergency services were on Thursday working to rescue a toddler trapped in a well since Sunday (January 13).The two-year-old boy was seen falling into the well as his family walked through a private estate in Totalan, Malaga, in southern Spai
Britain's last-minute scramble to shape its exit from the EU, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, hit the rocks on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions.
Japan's Hitachi put a $28 billion nuclear power project in Britain on hold on Thursday, dealing a blow to the country's plans for the replacement of ageing plants.
Morgan Stanley's quarterly profit and revenue missed Wall Street's targets, sending its shares lower. As Fred Katayama reports, its trading revenue fell unlike that of archrival, Goldman Sachs.
In a rare case that's surprised doctors, a pregnant woman who was infected with ebola virus has now given birth to a healthy baby.
Bamboo Airways launches its long-delayed maiden commercial flight to become the fifth Vietnamese airline, heightening competition in the aviation sector of a southeast Asian nation emerging as a popular tourist destination.
French producers are crying foul after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to overturn California's ban on foie gras, the delicacy derived from force-fed geese.
A profit warning from Societe Generale and new frictions over Chinese tech giant Huawei weighed on European shares on Thursday, as investors turned their focus to the start of the earnings season.
The Chinese owner of Lotus plans to start producing the British sports car brand in China for the first time with the opening of a new 9 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) factory in Wuhan city, company job advertisements and government documents showed.
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers have introduced bills that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei, ZTE or other Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export control laws.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, clearing a major hurdle for Greece's approval of an accord to end a dispute over Macedonia's name and averting the prospect of a snap election.
U.S. President Donald Trump is due to unveil a revamped American missile defense strategy that looks at ways to boost America's security, including by possibly deploying a new layer of space-based sensors.
An American 9/11 survivor, two "inseparable" Kenyan cousins, and a British citizen are among the 21 people killed in the Nairobi siege that ended after 20 hours.
A Georgia man is under arrest and has been charged with plotting to attack the White House and other federal government buildings, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia BJay Pak said on Wednesday.
A bomb attack claimed by Islamic State killed two U.S. troops and two civilians working for the U.S. military in northern Syria on Wednesday, weeks after President Donald Trump said the group had been defeated there and that he would pull out all Ame
Democratic lawmakers grilled President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, about his past as a coal industry lobbyist during his confirmation hearing Wednesday but have little hope of blocking him in th
Wall Street's major indexes hit one-month highs on Wednesday. As Fred Katayama reports, upbeat earnings from Bank of America and Goldman Sachs boosted investor sentiment.
Climate change and deforestation are putting more than half the world's wild coffee species at risk of extinction, including the popular commercial coffees Arabica and Robusta, scientists warned on Wednesday (Jan 16).
UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government has won a no confidence vote, but still needs to find a way out of the deepest crisis in British politics for half a century.
Auto executives attending the auto show in Detrot say political uncertainty around trade disputes and a government shutdown is costing the industry.
Sears chairman Eddie Lampert won bankruptcy auction, allowing the 126-year-old retailer to keep its doors open, sources told Reuters.
Shares of Snap plunged after second finance chief left the Snapchat operator in a year since a much-criticized redesign.
A long-established expatriate population in Spain's Costa del Sol is hoping for a Brexit solution amid much uncertainity -- because their very right to live there could be at risk.
The big theme of this year's World Economic Forum in Davos will be 'Globalization 4.0', But as Laura Frykberg reports, some of the world's biggest leaders won't be there to discuss it.
Goldman Sachs swung to a quarterly profit from a loss, and those earnings topped expectations. It was the only Wall Street bank to grow its trading revenue.
Nissan plans to file a civil suit against ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn to claim damages resulting from the alleged misuse of company funds, a person with knowledge of the issue said, adding to the high-profile executive's legal headaches.
Video filmed from helicopter shows a series of explosive-controlled avalanches along a mountain ridge in Switzerland.
Armed Zimbabwean police arrested a political activist at his home on Wednesday (January 16), his lawyer said, the third day of protests against fuel price hikes as businesses and schools stayed closed and networks enforced a government internet shutd
McDonald’s Corp has lost its rights to the trademark “Big Mac” in a European Union case ruling in favor of Ireland-based fast-food chain Supermac’s, according to a decision by European regulators.
Democratic lawmakers will grill U.S. President Donald Trump's new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday over his past coal lobbying, but have little hope of blocking his confirmation in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Sterling rose unexpectedly after Prime Minister Theresa May's EU deal suffered an overwhelming defeat in parliament, and London shares showed only a muted reaction. But as David Pollard reports, finance leaders are demanding action, fast, to ensure
European markets largely shrugged off the UK's Brexit withdrawal deal defeat, as the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier says there could be room to move on the deal if Westminster adjusts its red lines. But, as Laura Frykberg reports, that language
Huawei's founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei on Tuesday rejected claims his company is used by the Chinese government to spy, but as Reuters Breakingviews columnist Chris Beddor explains, it may take more than a public declaration of innocence to clear the
British PM’s Brexit deal was crushed by 230 votes by the parliament triggering a confidence vote and an outcome that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or even a reversal of Brexit.
The British prime minister's government faces a no-confidence vote on Wednesday (January 16) after Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal was defeated by a crushing margin, triggering political chaos that could lead to a disorderly exit from the EU or eve