The global recession could bankrupt as many as 16 countries, and the world's lender of last resort says it doesn't have anywhere near enough money to bail them all out.
Cairo bombing dovetails with anger at home, abroad over failure to assist Palestinians. The crude, nail-packed bomb that was tossed into Cairo's historic Hussein Square last weekend, killing one person and injuring 21 others, was relatively small. But it follows more than a decade of attacks that have devastated Egypt's vital tourist industry and shaken people's faith in their security.
EU backs blanket financial standards, putting nations at odds with milder regulations of North American system
Making his first trip abroad as US president, Barack Obama's visit to Canada yesterday demonstrated that he is likely the most popular politician among his northern neighbours.
If a hammer sees every challenge as a nail, we might expect a soldier to see every challenge as a military problem. But the top soldiers in Canada and the United States are asking for a surge of civilians in Afghanistan.
Investors seeking assurance from this weekend's meeting that the world's most powerful countries have a plan
Now that Barack Obama has replaced George W. Bush, the time is right for Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives to adopt the Responsibility to Protect anti-genocide doctrine that its Liberal predecessors helped create, says one of the concept's creators.
As the Canadian government pushes enthusiastically ahead with negotiations of a nuclear co-operation agreement with India, critics are calling for strict measures to prevent India from further dabbling in atomic weapons.
Day cautiously optimistic after talks with U.S. trade representative about stimulus
International Trade Minister Stockwell Day is only "slightly encouraged" after meeting with his U.S. counterpart to talk about a "Buy American" proposal that could cripple cross-border trade.