Wednesday December 17, 2014 9:05AM ET
President Barack Obama has decided to sign legislation authorizing more sanctions on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis, the White House said.
Wednesday December 17, 2014 7:38AM ET
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that in the first quarter of 2015 he will delegate political and social agendas to his vice-presidents and ministers in order to win the economic battle that rages in the country.
Wednesday December 17, 2014 6:38AM ET
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Representative Paul Tonko announced that the Omnibus budget bill, which includes $1.238 billion in funding for the Naval Reactors program, has passed Congress and now heads to the President's desk.
Wednesday December 17, 2014 5:38AM ET
The UN announced that some $1.8 billion in aid relief was needed for the people of war-ravaged South Sudan.
Wednesday December 17, 2014 4:18AM ET
China said it would create a new investment fund of $3 billion targeting central and eastern Europe, seeking to strengthen its foothold in the region as a door to the wider European Union.
Wednesday December 17, 2014 2:58AM ET
The bill approved by the Hungarian parliament on the establishment of a centralized distribution company for tobacco products will mean the dismissal of 1,200 Hungarians working in the business.
Wednesday December 17, 2014 1:34AM ET
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says his country urgently needs $10 billion to avoid bankruptcy. After meeting with European Union ministers in Brussels, reporters asked Yatsenyuk when he needs the money. He replied "yesterday."