Russia’s Oil Crisis Could Last For Decades: Officials Prepare For Worst-Case Scenario As Prices Remain Low
Russia’s economy was booming a year and a half ago when oil prices were higher, but now officials need to make cuts.
Ukraine Ban On Russian Products Expands As Economic Trade War Continues
Ukraine has plans to expand its list of banned Russian goods while the Kremlin is preparing for a legal challenge against Kiev.
Will Turkey's Economy Grow After Istanbul Explosion? Terror Attacks Underscore Political Concerns
A terror attack in Istanbul on Tuesday — one day after Turkey revised its growth forecast — has raised questions about political stability.
Europe Refugee Crisis: Germany Arrests Right-Wing Protesters In Germany Amid High Tensions
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s approval rating has slipped again as she faces an increasingly tense situation after New Year’s Eve attacks.
How Obama Revolutionized The State Of The Union During His Two Administrations
The president has introduced new expressions, from gender terms to technology brands, in his State of the Union addresses. Expect more firsts Tuesday.
How To Win The $1.4 Billion Powerball Lottery: Rules, Prizes And Odds Of Getting The Winning Numbers
The odds of winning $1.4 billion aren't great with a 1 in 292.2 million chance.
Putin Discusses Terrorism, Russia's Economy, Sanctions And Angela Merkel’s Fear Of Dogs In New Interview
Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized Western sanctions against his government, while praising German Chancellor Angela Merkel as "professional."
Russia Struggles To Supply Electricity For Crimea Energy Needs As State Of Emergency Extended
Crimea still doesn't have the energy supplies it needs as officials warn of more rolling blackouts.
Russia-Ukraine Cyberattack Update: Security Company Links Moscow Hacker Group To Electricity Shut Down
With experts linking a cyberattack in Ukraine to a hacker group in Russia, questions over the Kremlin's involvement remain.
In Turkey, Pro-Kurdish Party Officials Detained Amid Continuing Violence in Southeast
The Friday raid comes as Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has argued that his country has a terrorism problem, and not a Kurdish problem.
Israel Food Labeling Vote To Decide On EU Imported Goods Amid Economic Spat
Although less than 1 percent of Israeli exports to the EU are affected by labeling, politicians fear a broader boycott.
Poland Media Law Update: Controversial Legislation Signed By President Lets Government Control Public TV, Radio
The EU will discuss constitutional developments in Poland next week as officials criticize a law giving the government control over public TV and radio.
Saudi Arabia-Iran Dispute: China Sends Envoy As Tensions Increase Over Yemen Bombing
China has continued to urge a de-escalation as more countries take sides in the conflict, sparked by the Saudi execution of a prominent Shiite cleric.
South China Sea Controversy 2016: Two More Planes Land In Disputed Territory
Beijing has built three runways in the disputed South China Sea as the controversy turns to the skies.
After North Korea Violated United Nations Nuclear Resolutions, What Can The Security Council Do?
The United Nations, which has passed resolutions on the reclusive country’s nuclear program before, is meeting Wednesday to consider options.
Did Russia Kill Ukraine's Electricity? Cyberattack Linked To Power Outage Has Global Implications
Security experts have determined the recent electricity blackout in Ukraine was a cyberattack, raising questions about how world governments should respond.
Amid Russian Tensions, NATO Scrambled Jets 160 Times In 2015, Lithuania Says
Spain and Belgium are taking over the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s policing this week and will likely see more Russian aircraft interceptions.
Orthodox Christmas 2016: Russian, Greek, Serbian And Other Eastern Churches Begin Celebrations [PHOTOS]
Christmas is just beginning in many parts of the world with celebrations Jan. 7.
Marijuana Legalization 2016: Illinois Posts Over $1M In Legal Medical Sales
After only two months of medical marijuana sales, Illinois has collected over $100,000 in taxes.
Amid Russia Tensions, Ukraine To Call For UN Peacekeeping Mission In Conflict-Torn East
With over 9,000 dead, Ukraine is again calling for the United Nations to send a peacekeeping force to the Donbass region.
ISIS Mass Grave? After Ramadi Battle, 40 Bodies Discovered As Officials Worry More Will Be Found
Iraqi officials worry they will discover more mass graves after the Islamic State group is driven out of the city.
EU Refugee Crisis: Sweden-Denmark Uneven Asylum Numbers Highlighted By European Border Checks
While more than 160,000 people sought asylum in Sweden, neighboring Denmark saw only 18,500 applications in 2015.
Russia-Turkey Relations: Cyberattack By Turkish Hackers Hits Kremlin Communications Minister's Instagram
A cyberattack from Turkey hit Russia’s communications minister as experts say the Turkish economy stands to lose $10 billion as sanctions continue.
Kanye West Releases New Song On NYE In A Music Year Dominated By Adele
The singer's latest song dropped on New Year's Eve, just a short time before midnight.
Police In Germany Warn Of Possible Terror Attack, Evacuate Two Train Stations
No arrests have been made as an investigation continues in a case that German authorities have linked to the Islamic State group.
What Are Russia's Biggest Threats? Color Revolutions And Extremist Groups Make The List
On the last day of 2015, the Kremlin listed former Soviet republics and extremist groups as posing possible security concerns in the new year.
Ukraine Launches Investigation Into Power Grid Cyberattack Blamed On Russia
Kremlin officials have not responded to Ukraine's allegations that Russian hackers knocked out electricity in the country.
Fireworks 2016: Best New Year's Eve Pyrotechnic Displays In Dubai, Las Vegas, Sydney, Rio [PHOTOS]
Thousands of fireworks and pyrotechnic displays around the world will welcome 2016 with a bang.
New Year's Eve 2016 Times Square Ball Drop: Best Viewing Spots, Access Points, Event Schedule And Livestream [VIDEO]
Here's a look at where to see the ball drop, what streets to avoid and transportation options.
Sydney New Year's Eve 2016 Live Stream: Watch Australia's Massive Fireworks Display Online
Watch the annual display of fireworks in Sydney featuring a 12-minute show from barges, the opera house and the Harbour Bridge.