- Europe's Sanctions Can't Keep Russia Out Of Ukraine
July 24 2014 7:28 PM
European ambassadors announce punitive new sanctions against Russia for its role in the MH17 disaster. Here's why Moscow has staying power.
- China Can Offer Little Help To Russia In Current Crisis
July 23 2014 5:20 PM
Russia's increasing engagement with China does not mean Moscow can look east to avoid the pain of sanctions from the West.
- EU Imposes Stiffer Sanctions On Russia
July 22 2014 2:43 PM
The sanctions will include asset freezes and travel bans on high-ranking officials.
- Holland's Cozy Relations With Russia Under Scrutiny
July 18 2014 4:32 PM
The Dutch government has consistently refused to take a hard line over Moscow. Will that change with almost 200 of its people dead?
- How The BRICS Development Bank Serves China's Interest
July 18 2014 12:27 PM
China's economy dwarfs the other members of the BRICS. Why does Beijing even need to share power in a new development bank?
- What Juncker Faces As European Commission President
July 16 2014 3:13 PM
The former Luxembourg Prime Minister enters office as Europe faces key divisions.
- BRICS Development Bank To Be Based in Shanghai
July 15 2014 4:58 PM
The institution is designed to compete with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
- Survey Shows China's Assertiveness Hurts Soft Power
July 15 2014 2:50 PM
A survey showed that territorial concerns dominate Beijing's relationship with its Asian neighbors.
- Did LeBron James Leave Millions On The Table?
July 11 2014 6:32 PM
MVP James will leave high-profile Miami for small-market Cleveland. How the move will affect his marketability.
- Why China Keeps Tangling With Apple
July 11 2014 2:33 PM
Beijing's claim the iPhone's "Frequent Locations" feature threatens national security is its latest attack against an American tech giant.
- China Cracks Down On Information Sharing By Journalists
July 10 2014 5:39 PM
In the country's latest restriction of media, Beijing has warned domestic journalists not to share information with their foreign counterparts.
- Does China's Snub Of North Korea Matter?
July 03 2014 1:11 PM
President Xi Jinping's visit to Seoul, while skipping Pyongyang, is widely viewed as a snub to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
- Japan Moves Away From Pacifism, Angering China
July 02 2014 5:31 PM
A proposed amendment to Japan's constitution ratchets up tension in East Asia, but it does not mean war looms.
- Xi's Corruption Purge: Cleansing With A Hint Of Politics
July 01 2014 6:40 PM
A high-ranking general is the latest to fall in the Chinese president's anti-corruption drive. But is politics the reason for the campaign?
- Hong Kong Demonstrations Take Aim At Beijing Incursions
June 30 2014 6:30 PM
Why a planned demonstration by Occupy Central makes Hong Kong -- and Beijing -- so nervous.
- Do Cash Handouts To The Homeless Work? Lessons From A PR Stunt
June 27 2014 2:23 PM
A Chinese philanthropist says that China's poor would use cash handouts to buy food, not drugs. He's right -- but not in the way he thinks.
- China To Join International Naval Exercise For First Time
June 26 2014 5:28 PM
The exercise will bolster military ties between China and its neighbors but Beijing's stance on Asian maritime issues is unlikely to change.
- Why Maliki Doesn't Want Unity In Iraq
June 25 2014 2:43 PM
The Iraqi prime minister feels he has more to lose than to gain by working with Sunnis and Kurds. Does the U.S. have any leverage?
- Kerry's Middle East Debacle
June 23 2014 5:03 PM
One day after the U.S. restored military ties with Egypt, three al Jazeera journalists were given long prison sentences in the country.
- Why Hong Kong's Informal Referendum Startles Beijing
June 23 2014 12:24 PM
A vote organized by the Occupy Central movement has revealed increased tensions between mainland China and Hong Kong.