Research to concentrate on 'technical challenges' facing autonomous vehicles, which use automated systems to take over some driving functions
Xi Jinping to meet China's most important export partners after a year of trade tensions
Iranian president speaks in Swiss TV interview at World Economic Forum in Davos where he will court global business community, meet Thursday with numerous oil company execs
Head of French energy giant Total, Christophe de Margerie, says he thinks Europe 'should be reclassified as an emerging country'
Report by International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is latest probe into wealth of some of China's most powerful individuals, including so-called 'princelings'
President Xi's brother-in-law and former Premier Wen Jiabao's son were among those alleged to have lucrative offshore holdings
Southeast Asian country has launched a series of economic and political reforms under its quasi-civilian government
Oxfam says in past decade number of billionaires in India has increased tenfold
Papal plea comes as Oxfam releases study showing wealth of world's 85 richest individuals equals that of 3.5 billion people
Prediction pegs global economy growing by 3.7 percent, advanced economies by 2.2 percent and developing nations moving ahead by 5.1 percent
Polar Code sets stringent rules on pollution, safety, training and certification
Group says wealthy elites have used their political power to get lower tax rates, hide wealth offshore, and otherwise serve their own interests