In Washington, the House of Representatives passed a compromise budget deal that preserves tax cuts for most Americans. The deal prevented drastic automatic spending cuts and tax increases going into effect.
Promising growth, investments and jobs, Narendra Modi's government has presented its inaugural budget. But experts say it provided little in the way of specifics on a number of key issues.
Despite being knocked out of the World Cup, Brazil is still in the spotlight. The country is about to host the BRICS summit, where it wants to change global monetary policy with Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
US President Barack Obama has asked Congress for $500 million to train and arm vetted members of the Syrian opposition. The funding is part of a greater $65.8 billion overseas operations budget request.
This weekend was meant to be the moment the world ended the standoff over Iran’s nuclear program. But now the two sides have admitted they will need another four months. What are their chances?
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