It doesn't take much to buy and control a nation these days - Here's how China is doing it by making people slaves in their own country.

A CBDC China could be coming your way - a look at the scary central bank digital currencies coming your way and what it means for your future.

The fog of war obscures many things. When it lifts, there will be a collective realization that the term “bread lines” may be making an unwelcome comeback.

In 2016 the Populists won major victories with the Brexit vote in Britain and the election of Donald Trump to the White House. This year is even more important. The very fate of Europe will be decided this year, through the elections in France, Germany, Spain and Italy. Here's a look at whats happening in Europe.

Lost in the political firestorm of Donald Trump’s RussiaGate hearings comes the news that Queen Elizabeth gave her Royal Assent to the Brexit bill. Great Britain is now free to jump off the cliff created by the Brexit referendum last year, and Prime Minister Theresa May plans to take that jump on March 29. Here's what could happen.

Fighting has escalated on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, Damascus. The army is battling with rebels for control of a valley which contains the city's main water source.

The Syrian civil war started in 2011 on the heels of the Arab Spring. It has seen the creation of the Islamic State, half of the country's residence displaced from their homes, and outside forces getting involved. This QuickTake on the state of Syria looks at how the war unfolded, the players involved, and where the conflict is headed.

Deutsche Bank is half the size of the Germany economy, but its foundations are shaking due to huge fines, disappearing profits and a share price collapse.

Germany's biggest lender, Deutsche Bank, insists it doesn't need a government bailout amid reports of a rescue plan in case it can't pay off fines owed to the US.

Leaders of four EU countries lashed out at Germany for insisting on migrant quotas as the German chancellor paid a visit to Poland, a staunch opponent of Berlin’s strategy on refugees.

The stories and images of children suffering in the midst of brutal wars often become highly symbolic. But not all get the same attention - despite being equally harrowing. Gayane Chichakyan reports on the people whose plights remain unheard.

A botched coup in July resulted in over 250 deaths as Turkey's military attempted to overthrow its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He's a divisive figure in a country that is politically and geographically torn between East and West. Bloomberg QuickTake explains what this means for the people of Turkey and the nation itself on the international stage.