MILAN Bailed-out Monte dei Paschi, the world's oldest bank and a bastion of tradition dating back to 1472, has entered the realms of virtual reality. It's an unlikely sign of the times.
By Ned Parker, Stephen Grey, Stefanie Eschenbacher, Roman Anin, Brad Brooks and Christine Murray
TOKYO When Mt. Gox, the world's largest bitcoin trading exchange, collapsed in early 2014, more than 24,000 customers around the world lost access to hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of cryptocurrency and cash.
CARACAS Last March, Chief Justice Maikel Moreno shocked Venezuela when his Supreme Court nullified the powers of the National Assembly and transferred them to the 32-judge tribunal.
By Ahmed Rasheed, Dmitry Zhdannikov and Bozorgmehr Sharafedin
NEW YORK In public health circles, New York City is known for its long war on lead poisoning. | Video
WASHINGTON A year after Donald Trump was elected president on a promise to revive the ailing U.S. coal industry, the sector’s long-term prospects for growth and hiring remain as bleak as ever. | Video
NIAMEY/NAIROBI When Doundou Chefou first took up arms as a youth a decade ago, it was for the same reason as many other ethnic Fulani herders along the Niger-Mali border: to protect his livestock.
In early 2016, agri-business giant Monsanto faced a decision that would prove pivotal in what since has become a sprawling herbicide crisis, with millions of acres of crops damaged.
NAIROBI The implosion of a family-owned Kenyan mattress shop that grew to become East Africa's biggest supermarket chain is a cautionary tale about trying to grow too far, too fast to cash in on the rapid growth of the country's middle class.
LONDON Will Britain's decision to leave the European Union in 2019 damage one of its most successful industries? | Video