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U.S., North Korea Discuss War Dead as Nuclear Dispute Simmers

U.S., North Korea Discuss War Dead as Nuclear Dispute Simmers

U.S. and North Korean officials met Sunday to discuss the return of remains of American soldiers killed almost seven decades ago during the Korean War, with the talks offering a chance to ease
Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba Nominated as Presidential Candidate

Congo's Jean-Pierre Bemba Nominated as Presidential Candidate

Former Democratic Republic of Congo Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba has been nominated his party’s candidate for upcoming presidential elections, five weeks after his conviction for war crimes was
Trade War, NATO Sparring and a Bridge of Love: Weekend Reads

Trade War, NATO Sparring and a Bridge of Love: Weekend Reads

Want to receive this post in your inbox every morning? Sign up for the Balance of Power newsletter, and follow Bloomberg Politics on Twitter and Facebook for more.U.S. President Donald Trump’s sojourn
U.A.E. to Invest $10 Billion in South Africa

U.A.E. to Invest $10 Billion in South Africa

The United Arab Emirates intends to invest as much as $10 billion in South Africa’s economy, with a focus on tourism and mining.
Reunited Immigrant Families Face Difficult Choice to Split Again

Reunited Immigrant Families Face Difficult Choice to Split Again

Escaping gruesome violence at the hands of police and gangs in Honduras, a mother and her daughter arrived in the U.S. on June 8 near McAllen, Texas, and turned themselves in to federal agents. They
Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Trump Pressed to Confront Putin After Mueller's Indictments

Whatever Donald Trump had hoped to get out of his summit with Vladimir Putin, Robert Mueller changed the game.
Russian Military Planes Enter South Korean Air Defense Zone

Russian Military Planes Enter South Korean Air Defense Zone

Two Russian military planes flew into South Korea’s Air Defense Identification Zone four times on Friday, the Korean military said.
Netanyahu Targets Hamas Militants as Israeli-Gaza Clashes Flare

Netanyahu Targets Hamas Militants as Israeli-Gaza Clashes Flare

Israel launched its harshest assault against the Gaza Strip’s Hamas rulers since their 2014 war, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, in waves of airstrikes that drew barrages of Palestinian mortar
German Workers, Thank Refugees When Your Paychecks Are Growing

German Workers, Thank Refugees When Your Paychecks Are Growing

The arrival of more than a million refugees in Germany in recent years nearly tore apart the government. It’s also a reason why the country’s workers could soon be taking home more pay.
Ex-FBI Lawyer Testifies to House Panels on 2016 Anti-Trump Texts

Ex-FBI Lawyer Testifies to House Panels on 2016 Anti-Trump Texts

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page was praised by congressional investigators as largely cooperative on Friday, answering questions mostly about her 2016 text-message exchanges with FBI Agent Peter Strzok
Reading Between the Lines on Mueller's Russia Investigation

Reading Between the Lines on Mueller's Russia Investigation

On the morning of July 27th, 2016, Donald Trump made a now-infamous address into the camera.
What Trump Plans to Address in Meeting With Putin

What Trump Plans to Address in Meeting With Putin

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli previews President Donald Trump's planned meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. He speaks with Bloomberg's Alix Steel on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Judge Demands ‘Straight-Forward’ Process to Reunite Migrants

Judge Demands ‘Straight-Forward’ Process to Reunite Migrants

The judge overseeing the reunification of thousands of immigrant children and parents who were separated as part of U.S. border enforcement put the Trump administration on a tight leash marching
Trump's ‘Flexible’ World Order Is Risk for EU’s East, Tusk Says

Trump's ‘Flexible’ World Order Is Risk for EU’s East, Tusk Says

Formerly-Communist European nations that over the last quarter century have embraced the West are at risk from shifts in U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, according to one of the
Mnuchin, Pompeo Reject European Bid for Iran Waivers

Mnuchin, Pompeo Reject European Bid for Iran Waivers

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected a request from European leaders for broad-based waivers from sanctions the U.S. will reimpose on countries that do
Mueller Investigation Is Not a Witch Hunt, DNC Chairman Says

Mueller Investigation Is Not a Witch Hunt, DNC Chairman Says

Tom Perez, chairman of the Democratic National Committee, discusses Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses related to the 2016 U.S.
Rep, McMorris Rodgers On Trump, Energy, Mid-Terms

Rep, McMorris Rodgers On Trump, Energy, Mid-Terms

Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Washington Republican, discusses the U.S. economy, President Donald's Trump's upcoming meeting with Russian President Donald Trump, and the 2018 mid-term
Privatization Advocate Quits Brazil’s Presidential Race

Privatization Advocate Quits Brazil’s Presidential Race

The Brazilian presidential candidate with the most enthusiasm for privatizing state assets quit the race, saying he had fulfilled his duty as a citizen.
Welcome to Scotland? No Love Lost in Trump's Ancestral Home

Welcome to Scotland? No Love Lost in Trump's Ancestral Home

It’s not the kind of greeting Scotland’s tourist brochures advertise, let alone for world leaders.
Trump Forging Ahead With Putin as Democrats Demand He Cancel

Trump Forging Ahead With Putin as Democrats Demand He Cancel

President Donald Trump will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin as planned despite Friday’s indictment of 12 Russian spies in the hacking of Democratic Party computer systems and calls from