Global growth will accelerate to the fastest pace in seven years as U.S. tax cuts spur businesses to invest, the International Monetary Fund said.
Nigeria’s central bank has fallen victim to a battle between President Muhammadu Buhari and his parliament.
A glamorous North Korean singer arrived at Seoul’s main train station on Monday to a media frenzy and raucous crowds. Also present were protesters burning her national flag and photos of her leader Kim Jong Un.
Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on the latest updates from the government shutdown as it extends into its third day. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
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Former soccer star George Weah will take office as the new president of Liberia with pledges to fight widespread poverty and revive the economy of the small West African nation that was hit by the worst-ever Ebola crisis only a decade after ending a protracted civil war.
Facebook Inc. acknowledged today that social media can have a negative impact on democracies, and that the company has more work to do in order to ensure that the good outweighs the bad.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is no longer quite the political dynamo he once was. At 72, he’s a touch grayer, a touch weaker -- after a bout with cancer and the loss of his wife -- and a touch less popular than he was when he swept to a landslide victory back in 2002.
The U.S. government shutdown may slow the nation’s economy a little bit, but economists largely agree there won’t be serious harm as long as the political stalemate ends soon.
Turkish tanks, reinforced by an aerial bombardment, advanced toward a stronghold of U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish fighters on Monday, in an offensive that’s strained ties with Washington and complicated Russian efforts to end Syria’s seven-year civil war.