The US economy continues to expand and is now seeing tight labor markets and rising price pressures, as businesses nationwide have an upbeat outlook for 2017, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.
Formula One’s governing body, the International Automobile Federation (FIA), said Wednesday it had approved Liberty Media’s $8 billion takeover of the sport.
Nigeria sent troops and fighter jets to Senegal in a show of military force Wednesday aimed at persuading Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to finally surrender power after an election defeat.
The families of two missing Pakistani bloggers claimed their loved ones were innocent on Wednesday after a virulent social media campaign painted the activists as blasphemers deserving execution under the country’s draconian laws.
Brazilian authorities said Wednesday they are deploying 1,000 troops to “clean out” arms and cellphones from restive prisons while police struggled to end a deadly gang face-off in one northern penitentiary.
US authorities on Wednesday announced a $5.28 billion settlement with the European banking giant Credit Suisse, adding to the list of loose ends being wrapped up as Washington prepares to install a new president.
The Colombian government and the country’s last active rebel group, the ELN, have reached a new agreement to launch formal peace talks, President Juan Manuel Santos said Wednesday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is closer to getting a power boost after parliament’s first approval of a bill to change the constitution, but the flagging economy could present an unexpected roadblock.
US President-elect Donald Trump’s controversial pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged Wednesday that human activity affects climate change, but he insisted the extent of that impact remains subject to debate.
Nations should strive for a world where nuclear weapons are prohibited and where existing stocks are destroyed, Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a speech at the United Nations Wednesday.
Egypt has made a “good start” on reforms under a loan deal with the International Monetary Fund and soaring inflation is expected to drop around mid-2017, an IMF official said Wednesday.