The Australian dollar has fallen against its American counterpart – don’t expect a rebound.
Is America making a mistake in its plans to take on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant? Emily Hohler reports.
It’s not just Scotland where there is strong support for independence. Jan Zeber looks at some of the regions where self-rule could one day be on the cards.
Are investors getting ahead of themselves in the run-up to the presidential election in October?
Putin is trying to reassert Russian power, with eastern Europe caught in the sanctions crossfire, but the region has potential, says Matthew Partridge.
An attack has been launched on an American bank’s computer infrastructure – possibly by Russia. Is it an act of war? Simon Wilson investigates.
The Philippine government has invested heavily in development, sending the stock market to a near-record high
Japan appears to be stagnating, despite Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s best efforts to revive the economy.
Russian president Vladimir Putin surprised markets by appearing willing to broker a ceasefire in Ukraine.
There’s no magic bullet that will end the Ebola crisis in Africa.