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Tensions Mount in Kashmir as India-Pakistan Clash in Flare Up

Tensions Mount in Kashmir as India-Pakistan Clash in Flare Up

India and Pakistan blamed each other for violation of a cease-fire agreement in the disputed area of Kashmir, after cross-border shelling killed people on both sides, in signs of escalating tensions
Turkey Says Soldier Killed by Kurdish Group in Ceasefire Breach

Turkey Says Soldier Killed by Kurdish Group in Ceasefire Breach

A Turkish soldier died in an attack by Kurdish group YPG near the border in violation of a ceasefire agreement, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said.
Modi Defers Visit to Turkey on Erdogan’s Kashmir Comments: Hindu

Modi Defers Visit to Turkey on Erdogan’s Kashmir Comments: Hindu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not go ahead with a planned visit to Ankara this year to show displeasure over the Turkish President’s comments on India revoking autonomy of Kashmir, the Hindu
Drama, Delay and Anticlimax in Westminster: Brexit Highlights

Drama, Delay and Anticlimax in Westminster: Brexit Highlights

In a day of high tension in Westminster on Saturday, U.K. lawmakers voted by 322 to 306 to force the government to seek another Brexit extension. Here are highlights of speeches by Prime Minister
Nigeria Border Closure Aimed at Curbing Weapons, Drugs: Minister

Nigeria Border Closure Aimed at Curbing Weapons, Drugs: Minister

Nigeria’s decision to close its borders is aimed at preventing weapons and drugs from entering the country and not just to stop food smuggling, Finance Minister Zainab Ahmed said.
World’s Second-Biggest Mohair Industry Restarts as Monopoly Ends

World’s Second-Biggest Mohair Industry Restarts as Monopoly Ends

Mohair sales in Lesotho, which produces a fifth of the world’s supply of the luxury fiber, have restarted after the government buckled to pressure from farmers and ended a controversial monopoly
China Calls for Tech Collaboration While Criticizing U.S. Action

China Calls for Tech Collaboration While Criticizing U.S. Action

A senior Chinese official called for governments around the world to work more closely together to regulate emerging technologies, while taking a veiled swipe at the U.S. for undermining
Tulsi Gabbard Elevated in Iowa By Clinton Spat

Tulsi Gabbard Elevated in Iowa By Clinton Spat

West Branch, Iowa (AP) -- Hillary Clinton's suggestion this past week that Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being "groomed" by Russians to act as a spoiler in the 2020 race may have had the opposite
Goodbye Draghi as Lagarde Era Nears for ECB: Global Economy Week

Goodbye Draghi as Lagarde Era Nears for ECB: Global Economy Week

It’s time to say goodbye to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, as he oversees his final monetary policy meeting this week before his term ends on Oct. 31.
Brexit’s Impact on World Economy to Be Minimal, Mervyn King Says

Brexit’s Impact on World Economy to Be Minimal, Mervyn King Says

Brexit won’t have a big impact on the European or global economies, former Bank of England governor Mervyn King said, offering a counterpoint to persistent concerns by global policy makers that the
PBOC Governor Yi Says Yuan Level ‘Appropriate’ After Weakening

PBOC Governor Yi Says Yuan Level ‘Appropriate’ After Weakening

People’s Bank of China Governor Yi Gang said the yuan is at an “appropriate level” and cross-border capital flows have stayed balanced since the currency weakened past 7 per dollar in early August.
Kenya’s Treasury Chief Is Confident Rate Caps Will Be Scrapped

Kenya’s Treasury Chief Is Confident Rate Caps Will Be Scrapped

Kenya’s interest-rate caps will be scrapped because lawmakers won’t be able to raise enough support in parliament to oppose the president, acting Treasury Secretary Ukur Yatani said.
Johnson Asks EU for Brexit Delay, But Hopes He Won’t Need It

Johnson Asks EU for Brexit Delay, But Hopes He Won’t Need It

Boris Johnson sent the letter to Brussels he never wanted to send.
Kenya, Somalia Say Aid Will Keep Flowing Despite Border Dispute

Kenya, Somalia Say Aid Will Keep Flowing Despite Border Dispute

The finance ministers of Kenya and Somalia insist that a maritime-border dispute between the two nations won’t stop the cross-border flow of humanitarian aid and trade.
Republican Weighing Trump Impeachment Sees ‘Egregious’ Faults

Republican Weighing Trump Impeachment Sees ‘Egregious’ Faults

A House Republican open to the idea of impeaching President Donald Trump said he fears for his party’s future, calling the administration’s effort to taint Democrats with Ukrainian help “egregious”
AOC Says Her Bernie Sanders Endorsement Was ‘Authentic Decision’

AOC Says Her Bernie Sanders Endorsement Was ‘Authentic Decision’

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said her move to formally endorse Senator Bernie Sanders on Saturday, weeks after the 2020 Democratic candidate suffered a heart attack, was an “authentic
Johnson Might Yet Get Brexit Done: Counting the Votes

Johnson Might Yet Get Brexit Done: Counting the Votes

Boris Johnson was defeated in Parliament on Oct. 19. But analyzing that vote, and the comments that members of parliament made in the run-up, suggests that the prime minister still has a chance of
Global Finance Chiefs Pledge to Use All Tools to Aid Growth

Global Finance Chiefs Pledge to Use All Tools to Aid Growth

Global finance ministers and central bankers pledged to use all their tools, including fiscal policy, to support demand amid a “highly uncertain” outlook and elevated risks.
Trump Reverses Move to Hold G-7 at His Resort After Criticism

Trump Reverses Move to Hold G-7 at His Resort After Criticism

President Donald Trump pulled his Trump National Doral golf resort in Miami as the venue for the 2020 Group of Seven meeting after facing widespread criticism that he was using a major government
Trudeau’s Liberals Edge Ahead Before Monday Election, Poll Shows

Trudeau’s Liberals Edge Ahead Before Monday Election, Poll Shows

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party edged ahead with a two-point lead over its Conservative rival, within the margin of error, according to the latest poll conducted days before