Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids.
The European Union's lack of support to Turkey in handling the refugee crisis is forcing Ankara to allow safe passage to Syrian refugees on their way to Europe.
The Saudis might be considering Japan as a venue to go public with the world's most profitable company, and reap the benefits of the lower political and regulatory liabilities in the country.
Turkey's support to the UN-backed Government of National Accord in Libya should be replicated by other responsible global powers.
China’s Commerce Ministry expects a favourable outcome from the next round of face-to-face trade talks with the US scheduled in September, as tensions between the world's two largest economies grow.
Yields on benchmark 10-year Treasury notes dropped to their lowest since mid-2016 as the latest salvos in the China-US trade war shook confidence in the world economy and sent investors to the safe harbour of gold.
As share markets flatlined on as uncertainty over the outlook for US interest rate cuts, the Chinese yuan's slump sapped their appetite for risk, with dealers saying state-owned banks were seen selling dollars to support the yuan.
Afghanistan's Independence Day celebrations have been ripped apart by a series of attacks as Afghans face a concerted push from Daesh in the country.
The Reko Diq mine case shows the overreach of a secretive arbitration system.
The governor of the Central Bank of Afghanistan has admitted that hundreds of thousands of US dollars are crossing the porous border into Iran, having a detrimental effect on Afghani currency.
US President Donald Trump has taken several aggressive actions that Iran has all but absorbed. Now, he's left with few options aside from a military strike, which he says he doesn't want. So what now?
US President Donald Trump salutes a huge crowd with a military parade in the centre of Washington, DC at this year's July 4th celebration. Opponents criticise him for the cost and turning it to a "campaign rally".
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