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AMLO Knows Peso Vigilantes Can Sink His Agenda, Aide Says

AMLO Knows Peso Vigilantes Can Sink His Agenda, Aide Says

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s right-hand man has a message for investors fretting over the president-elect’s leftist vision for Mexico: Relax, he’s not going to try anything too crazy.
The Trade War Is On: Timeline of How We Got Here and What’s Next

The Trade War Is On: Timeline of How We Got Here and What’s Next

The trade dispute between the U.S. and China has entered a new phase, with the Trump administration announcing higher tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports, and an equivalent response from
Trump to Avoid London, Protests With Tour of Country Palaces

Trump to Avoid London, Protests With Tour of Country Palaces

U.S. President Donald Trump will avoid London as much as possible as he’s whisked off on a tour of prime British real estate to keep him away from protesters during his U.K. visit.
Nigerian Court Clears Senate President of Asset-Hiding Charges

Nigerian Court Clears Senate President of Asset-Hiding Charges

Nigeria’s Supreme Court cleared Senate President Bukola Saraki of all charges of alleged concealment of assets.
Trump Ignites China Trade War With No Endgame

Trump Ignites China Trade War With No Endgame

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Election is Critical Test for Zimbabwe Reform, EU Observers Say

Election is Critical Test for Zimbabwe Reform, EU Observers Say

Zimbabwe’s July 30 elections will be a critical test of the southern African nation’s plans to reform itself and rebuild its relationship with the international community, the head of the team of
New EPA Boss Same as the Old: Pruitt Policies to Stay Intact

New EPA Boss Same as the Old: Pruitt Policies to Stay Intact

The change at the top of the Environmental Protection Agency won’t mean a dramatic shift in policy. If anything, President Donald Trump’s EPA could become even more effective at undoing Obama-era
Iran Warns Europe Its Words Aren't Enough as Ministers Meet

Iran Warns Europe Its Words Aren't Enough as Ministers Meet

Iran warned European foreign ministers gathering in Vienna that words alone won’t be enough to counteract renewed U.S. sanctions and salvage the landmark nuclear accord.
U.S. Army Quietly Discharging Immigrant Recruits

U.S. Army Quietly Discharging Immigrant Recruits

San Francisco (AP) -- Growing up in eastern China, Panshu Zhao fell in love with America. He read the Bible his parents gave him, watched Hollywood movies and studied the ideals of democracy. He
Pompeo Lands in North Korea to Press for Nuclear Commitments

Pompeo Lands in North Korea to Press for Nuclear Commitments

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in North Korea on Friday with the daunting task of ensuring that Pyongyang’s nuclear commitments line up with President Donald Trump’s promises.
Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as China Trade War Escalates

Trump Eyes Even Higher Tariffs as China Trade War Escalates

President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on every single Chinese import into America as the world’s two largest economies exchanged the first blows in a trade war that isn’t set to end
Putin Is Preparing a Deal Trump Can Tout After Summit

Putin Is Preparing a Deal Trump Can Tout After Summit

Kremlin officials are in intense negotiations with their counterparts in Washington to strike at least one deal they hope will let President Donald Trump tout his summit with Vladimir Putin as a
Uganda Defends Introduction of Social-Media Tax After Outcry

Uganda Defends Introduction of Social-Media Tax After Outcry

Ugandan authorities defended the introduction of a tax on users of social-media such as Facebook and Twitter, saying the revenue is necessary to fund public services.
U.S. Lawmakers in Russia Hope Putin-Trump Talks Improve Ties

U.S. Lawmakers in Russia Hope Putin-Trump Talks Improve Ties

U.S. Republican lawmakers met Russia’s foreign minister and parliamentary counterparts in Moscow on Tuesday, expressing hopes that a presidential summit this month will ease tensions.
U.S. Envoy Sees Rise in Oil Output Easing South Sudan Peace Deal

U.S. Envoy Sees Rise in Oil Output Easing South Sudan Peace Deal

South Sudan’s plan to boost oil production should help it fund a forthcoming transitional government that seeks to end more than four years of civil war, the U.S. ambassador said.
Second Brexit Referendum Prospects Dim as Union Aids Corbyn

Second Brexit Referendum Prospects Dim as Union Aids Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn’s biggest financial backers backed away from a decision that might have forced the Labour leader into supporting a second referendum on Brexit.
Fresh North Korean Weapon Gains Raise Pressure on Pompeo Trip

Fresh North Korean Weapon Gains Raise Pressure on Pompeo Trip

Evidence of new efforts by Kim Jong Un to expand his nuclear arsenal shows the challenge facing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo when he returns to Pyongyang this week to seek a detailed
Italy Faces Slower Growth, May Curb Deficit Cut Pace, Tria Says

Italy Faces Slower Growth, May Curb Deficit Cut Pace, Tria Says

A likely slowdown in Italy’s economic growth may lead the new government to reduce the pace of budget deficit reduction, the finance minister said.
Four Years in Maduro’s Prison: A Venezuelan Dissident Speaks

Four Years in Maduro’s Prison: A Venezuelan Dissident Speaks

When Renzo Prieto was released from prison last month his hair extended to his waist.
To Make Mexico Grow Again, Lopez Obrador Needs to Find Some Cash

To Make Mexico Grow Again, Lopez Obrador Needs to Find Some Cash

Addressing the adoring crowds gathered in Mexico City to celebrate his landslide election win, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador set out an economic wish-list, and some red lines.