A major revamp of how investment funds are managed and regulated in Europe appears to be aimed at taking business from Britain and should be scrapped because there is no evidence it is needed, leading international trade body ICI Global said.
US authorities have tried to seize millions of dollars associated with several companies that deal with North Korea, including the country's military, from eight large international banks, according to court filings made public.
A local Iraqi official has called for billions in funds and a plan of action to restore security and public services to Nineveh province, whose capital Mosul has been the scene of fierce fighting between the army and terrorists.
The United Nations’ World Food Program could in a few weeks run out of funding to feed millions living on the brink of famine in Nigeria, four people familiar with the matter said, intensifying one of the world's largest humanitarian crises.
Turkey says it is moving billions of dollars in state assets to a sovereign wealth fund in what appears to be a plan by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to finance a series of ambitious infrastructure projects.
US President-elect Donald Trump criticized news reports on Friday that US taxpayers would pay for his planned border wall with Mexico, saying they were failing to report that US funds used to start the project would be repaid by Mexico.
Leading poverty charity Oxfam revealed on Thursday that the top 50 biggest companies in the United States have hidden trillions of dollars in offshore funds amounting to more than the GDP of Spain, Mexico and Australia.
After a spike in the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the US-Mexico border illegally in the past two months, a top health official has voiced renewed concern that too little money would be available to house the children, risking another border crisis, according to a letter obtained by Associated Press.