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Norway’s Oil Industry Is Dealt a Stinging Blow

Norway’s Oil Industry Is Dealt a Stinging Blow

Norway’s oil industry has been dealt a stinging blow by one of its most important political allies.
ECB’s Mersch Chides Countries for Insufficient Reform Progress

ECB’s Mersch Chides Countries for Insufficient Reform Progress

Euro-area countries haven’t been zealous enough in implementing structural reforms in recent years, European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch said.
Ecuador Rejects WikiLeaks Claims That It Plans to Expel Assange

Ecuador Rejects WikiLeaks Claims That It Plans to Expel Assange

Ecuador rejected WikiLeaks’ claims that it plans to expel the organization’s founder Julian Assange from its London embassy, calling them “false news” aimed at undermining the dignity of the country.
Italy Sees 2019 Debt Reaching 132.6% of GDP, Repubblica Says

Italy Sees 2019 Debt Reaching 132.6% of GDP, Repubblica Says

The Italian government will revise up its outlook for the country’s debt load this year as the economy barely grows, Repubblica reported, citing a draft of the Treasury’s new forecasts.
O’Rourke Bets on Obama-Like ‘Hope’ Amid Democrats’ Fury at Trump

O’Rourke Bets on Obama-Like ‘Hope’ Amid Democrats’ Fury at Trump

A young and energetic Democrat, running on a message of unity, catapults over more experienced rivals to victory in the Iowa caucuses and goes on to win the presidency.
Juncker Wants Italy's Five Star in Pro-EU Bloc, Stampa Says

Juncker Wants Italy's Five Star in Pro-EU Bloc, Stampa Says

The European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker reached out to Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte to seek a possible role for the nation’s ruling Five Star Movement in an alliance of mainstream
‘Fed Up’ Hammond Insists Brexit Referendum Must Be Considered

‘Fed Up’ Hammond Insists Brexit Referendum Must Be Considered

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond reiterated his call to consider proposals for a second referendum on Brexit, while acknowledging that both the U.K. and the European Union are exasperated by
European Bonds Seen Riding ECB Reinvestment Wave From Mid-April

European Bonds Seen Riding ECB Reinvestment Wave From Mid-April

Just when it looked like the euro-area bond rally may have lost some of its steam, the market is set for a central bank boost.
Pound Investors Eye Brexit Relief as May Pursues Deal or Delay

Pound Investors Eye Brexit Relief as May Pursues Deal or Delay

Once again, the day Britain is set to leave the European Union without a deal looms. And once again, pound traders are barely batting an eyelid.
Modi's Popularity Back to Peak Levels on Air Strike, Survey Says

Modi's Popularity Back to Peak Levels on Air Strike, Survey Says

India’s air strikes against a terrorist camp in Pakistan, a new jobs quota and cash handouts to farmers have lifted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity back to peak levels, according to a
Djibouti Needed Help, China Had Money, and Now the U.S. and France Are Worried

Djibouti Needed Help, China Had Money, and Now the U.S. and France Are Worried

The African nation is tiny, poor, strategically located—and deeply in debt to Beijing.
Pity for Draghi Mounts in Despair at Europe's Growth Inertia

Pity for Draghi Mounts in Despair at Europe's Growth Inertia

Economists gathered at an epicenter of Europe’s slowdown said there’s increasing urgency for political action to foster growth and shift the burden from the region’s monetary officials.
Maldives Votes in Crucial Ballot to Elect New Parliament

Maldives Votes in Crucial Ballot to Elect New Parliament

Voting began in the Maldives in a crucial parliamentary election on Saturday many hope would help President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih to overcome a coalition split that has hampered his efforts to
Keystone XL Pipeline Foes Sue to Void Trump's New Permit

Keystone XL Pipeline Foes Sue to Void Trump's New Permit

Conservation groups urged a Montana federal court to toss out the new permit that President Donald Trump issued last month in an effort to skirt environmental laws and restart TransCanada Corp.’s
Thai Military Aims Crosshairs on Young Party Taking on Junta

Thai Military Aims Crosshairs on Young Party Taking on Junta

Thailand’s military establishment is intensifying attacks on a young political party that surged in March’s general election and whose 40-year-old leader is the newest symbol of opposition to the
Avenatti, in Tweet, Claims Nike Exec Bribed High School Players

Avenatti, in Tweet, Claims Nike Exec Bribed High School Players

California lawyer Michael Avenatti on Friday made renewed allegations against Nike, 10 days after being charged for trying to extort millions of dollars from the company.
Trump’s Border Threats Snarl Truck Traffic

Trump’s Border Threats Snarl Truck Traffic

It’s become a complete mess for trucks hauling goods from Mexico to the U.S., snarling transport at some of the busiest border crossings in the world.
House Democrats Sue to Block Spending on Trump's Border Wall

House Democrats Sue to Block Spending on Trump's Border Wall

The Democrat-led U.S. House of Representatives sued to block President Donald Trump from tapping as much as $8.1 billion for the start of construction of a wall along the nation’s southern border,
Argentina Gets $10.8 Billion From IMF as Peso Hits Record Low

Argentina Gets $10.8 Billion From IMF as Peso Hits Record Low

Government plans to use credit to cover budget, stabilize peso
Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Full’ and Can’t Accommodate More Migrants

Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Full’ and Can’t Accommodate More Migrants

President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “full,” and can’t accommodate any more migrants from Latin America, capping a week of heated threats against Mexico over undocumented migration and the flow of