Developing nations

Some of the world’s poorest countries are making strides in reducing the gap between rich and poor, according to an index of inequality devised...

Romania Conservatives Wanted Voters to Limit Definition of ‘Family’

BUCHAREST, Romania — A referendum in Romania on whether to narrow the constitutional definition of a family to a man and a woman failed...

Romanian PM gets standing ovation from her ministers after speech in...

Romania’s prime minister Viorica Dancila was welcomed with standing ovations by her ministers before the government meeting on Thursday. She was congratulated for her speech before the...

Italy, EU Spar Despite Populist Budget Deficit Concession

Italy and the European Union resumed their sniping as the populist government in Rome prepared to flesh out its fiscal plans.  Antonio Tajani, president of...

Aston Martin falls in London

  Aston Martin shares tumbled on their trading debut as investors balked at a sale price that put the U.K. carmaker on a par...

Chinese national jailed in US

A Chinese national living in California has been jailed over a scheme to smuggle sensitive space and military communications technology to China. Si Chen was...