Abhijit Banerjee, one of the three winners of this year's Nobel prize in economics, was consulted by India's opposition party, the Congress, ahead of national elections in May about offering financial aid to the poor
Postpaid cellphone services have been restored in India-administered Kashmir, more than two months after India's government downgraded the region's semi-autonomy and imposed a security and communications lockdown
The World Trade Organization has formally given the go-ahead for the United States to impose trade sanctions on up to $7.5 billion worth of European Union goods following a ruling that European plane maker Airbus received illegal subsidies
Ecuador is celebrating a deal President Lenín Moreno and indigenous leaders struck to cancel a disputed austerity package and end nearly two weeks of protests
The candidate backed by several opposition parties has been elected mayor of Budapest, defeating the incumbent supported by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party
Tunisian polling agencies are forecasting that conservative law professor Kais Saied has overwhelmingly won the North African country's presidential election
The power blackouts in California are highlighting growing income disparity, with access to electricity increasingly available to those who can afford to pay.