The United States should be condemning Ilham Aliyev’s corrupt regime rather than condoning it.
The fall of a shadowy Chinese oil magnate may bring a reckoning to cozy Czech-Chinese relations.
Could a new oil futures contract mark a seismic shift in Beijing’s efforts to globalize its currency?
A month after its independence referendum, Iraqi Kurdistan is seeing its economic future threatened.
Washington may have invented the petrodollar system, but Beijing is looking toward the future.
In Iraq’s multi-ethnic city of Kirkuk, this week’s referendum has sparked celebration — and serious discontent.
The showdown in the Gulf shows no signs of ending. And there don’t seem to be any clear winners emerging.
The biggest challenge for Angola’s new president will be escaping the shadow of his predecessor — and the corrupt cronies around him.
The protest-rocked country could face a fresh round of U.S. economic sanctions.
Critics suspect the Kremlin is looking to the West to pay the price to make Palmyra safe for Russian business.