After snap election victory, leftist leader vows an end to the "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors.
Cigarettes and hand-rolling tobacco will have to be sold in standardised packs in England starting in May next year.
It's Monopoly's 80th anniversary, and to celebrate here is some useless information about the game.
The European Central Bank takes the ultimate policy leap with a €1-trillion-plus programme to boost the Euro Zone.
Small and medium sized businesses are signalling diverging trends across Australia.
Far from launching life-saving technology or a tool that is in any way useful, really, the most "explosive" Kickstarter of the month is ... a card game.
Within an hour of being asked, Microsoft turned over data linked to the Charlie Hebdo probe to the FBI.
China beat a key energy efficiency target in 2014, cutting its energy intensity by 4.8 per cent from a year earlier.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon condemns the latest clashes between Houthi fighters and the presidential guard in Yemen's capital.
It's the first time the US has topped the list since the accounting firm started asking the question five years ago.
Lower oil prices will give much of the world a boost but it won’t be enough to offset deteriorating outlooks.
Key producer Iran hints prices could drop to US$25 a barrel without supportive OPEC action.
When two mates decided to rent out spare air mattresses in their living room, little did they know the concept would turn into a global phenomenon.
World leaders meeting this week are likely to agree that inequality is a problem but unlikely to do anything about it, ILO says.
Parents of a child born in 2015 will spend more than half a million dollars on a private school education in Sydney.
Data expected to show China's economy grew at the slowest pace in 24 years last quarter.
The daughter of Korean Air Lines chairman says she didn't force flight attendants to lie.
A rogue gang of officers bashed a gay man. Their superiors found out but any record of their investigation has vanished.
Prime Minister begins series of meetings by lunching with his British counterpart David Cameron.
Many New Zealanders are riding the tidal wave of development transforming Myanmar since 2011.
Jason Boatwright, a former epay Australia employee, was arrested in Los Angeles.
The Swiss National Bank shocks financial markets by scrapping a three-year-old cap on the franc, sending the currency soaring against the euro and stocks plunging on fears for the export-reliant Swiss economy.
Ship carrying thousands of dairy cows from Chile to China blocked from Suva after claiming to be low on food.
Foreign minister accuses Panama company and law firm of providing front for boats illegally fishing.
Boeing delivered more planes than Airbus Group in 2014 to hold on to the title of world's biggest planemaker.
He gained notoriety for burning the Koran, but now the man who is a target of al-Qaeda has found other things to fry.
A pet-loving 16-year-old cancer patient in the US has turned into internet celebrity.
With Japan's slide into recession suicide numbers are on the rise again.
Vehicles that drive themselves may be on the road in large numbers by 2017 and could create a $54 billion market for the technology by 2025.
Investment bankers will have more spring in their step in 2015 amid expectations of better bonuses.