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Venezuela's Guaido Seeks Talks With China, Morning Post Reports

Venezuela's Guaido Seeks Talks With China, Morning Post Reports

Juan Guaido, named interim president by Venezuela’s National Assembly, is ready to talk to Chinese officials “as soon as possible” to establish a “productive and mutually beneficial relationship,” the
Australia Removes Last Asylum-Seeker Children From Detention

Australia Removes Last Asylum-Seeker Children From Detention

Australia has removed the last asylum-seeker children from detention on the remote island of Nauru, ending one of the most contentious parts of the nation’s border-protection policy.
White House Taps Ronny Jackson for Promotion to Two-Star Admiral

White House Taps Ronny Jackson for Promotion to Two-Star Admiral

Rear Admiral Ronny L. Jackson has been nominated by the White House for promotion to two-star admiral, months after his bid to become Veterans Affairs chief derailed when the Pentagon opened an
Brazil Senate Chooses Pro-Reform Backbencher as Its Speaker

Brazil Senate Chooses Pro-Reform Backbencher as Its Speaker

Brazilian senators chose a pro-government backbencher as their chief on Saturday, potentially boosting President Jair Bolsonaro’s reformist agenda but leaving questions over the administration’s
Feud Between U.S. Allies Deepens as Trump Sits on Sidelines

Feud Between U.S. Allies Deepens as Trump Sits on Sidelines

President Donald Trump’s desire to put “America first” has fostered new disputes between the U.S. and its allies. In Asia, old rivalries are also roaring back.
Deutsche Bank Denied Trump Loan During 2016 Campaign, NYT Says

Deutsche Bank Denied Trump Loan During 2016 Campaign, NYT Says

Deutsche Bank AG denied a loan to then-candidate Donald Trump during his 2016 presidential campaign, the New York Times reports.
An Investor's Guide to Trump's State of the Union

An Investor's Guide to Trump's State of the Union

Clues on trade policy are likely to be top of mind for stocks investors watching President Trump’s State of the Union speech Tuesday. Trade remarks may influence equity sectors from footwear to auto
Italy's Lender Favors a Single Network to Boost Economic Growth

Italy's Lender Favors a Single Network to Boost Economic Growth

Italy’s state lender Cassa Depositi e Prestiti favors a single ultra-fast landline network for a country that lags behind its European peers in terms of Internet speed.
VA Digitizing Vietnam Combat Data to Speed Mental Health Claims

VA Digitizing Vietnam Combat Data to Speed Mental Health Claims

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is planning to digitize its Vietnam-era combat records in a bid to speed the verification of claims over mental health issues for aging vets.
New Democracy Maintains Steady Lead Over Syriza in Greek Poll

New Democracy Maintains Steady Lead Over Syriza in Greek Poll

Greece’s main opposition New Democracy party would win elections if they were held now, according to a Metron Analysis poll for To Vima newspaper.
Nigeria’s Vice President Survives Chopper Crash in Central Kogi

Nigeria’s Vice President Survives Chopper Crash in Central Kogi

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo survived a helicopter crash in central Kogi State on Saturday while campaigning, his spokesman Laolu Akande said on Twitter.
EU Nations May Recognize Guaido as Venezuela Leader Amid Split

EU Nations May Recognize Guaido as Venezuela Leader Amid Split

Spain, the U.K. and Germany are among nations pushing the European Union to recognize Juan Guaido “as president ad interim of Venezuela,” according to a draft communique obtained by Bloomberg, in the
Venezuelans March as Guaido and Maduro Vie for Legitimacy

Venezuelans March as Guaido and Maduro Vie for Legitimacy

Venezuelans marched in dueling protests Saturday, with the two men who claim to be the divided nation’s president each exhorting followers to hold firm and that victory was certain.
Huawei Chairman Says Company Won't Do Harm: Globe and Mail

Huawei Chairman Says Company Won't Do Harm: Globe and Mail

The chairman of Huawei Technologies Co. says the company would “never do anything to harm any country, any organization or any individual,” according to an interview in the Globe and Mail published on
Venezuelan General Breaks With Maduro Ahead of Street Protests

Venezuelan General Breaks With Maduro Ahead of Street Protests

A top Venezuelan air force officer broke with embattled President Nicolas Maduro and called on the military to back U.S.-supported opposition leader Juan Guaido.
Jair Bolsonaro's Son Joins Steve Bannon's Nationalist Alliance

Jair Bolsonaro's Son Joins Steve Bannon's Nationalist Alliance

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro’s son is joining former Donald Trump-adviser Steve Bannon’s Europe-based right-wing group, The Movement, as its representative in South America.
Italy's Finance Executives Urge Public Investment: Assiom Update

Italy's Finance Executives Urge Public Investment: Assiom Update

Two days after Italy’s slide into a recession was confirmed, banking executives meeting in Rome called on the government to speed up investment in order to counter the risk of an economic slump.
Malema Eyes King-Maker Role in South Africa's May Election

Malema Eyes King-Maker Role in South Africa's May Election

South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters, the country’s second-largest opposition party, is positioning itself as king-maker in this year’s general election, promising to nationalize all land, banks
Belgium to Accept Ivory Coast Ex-President Pending Appeal: Belga

Belgium to Accept Ivory Coast Ex-President Pending Appeal: Belga

Belgium has agreed to receive former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo after his conditional release by the International Criminal Court, pending an appeal of his acquittal on charges of crimes
Virginia Governor Refuses to Quit Over Racist Yearbook Photo

Virginia Governor Refuses to Quit Over Racist Yearbook Photo

In an editorial, the Richmond Times-Dispatch said the governor “must resign.” And two Democrats running for president -- Senator Kamala Harris of California and former Housing and Urban Development