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Johnson Tells Tusk U.K. Will Send Letter For Brexit Delay

Johnson Tells Tusk U.K. Will Send Letter For Brexit Delay

Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans were again thrown into chaos after the U.K. parliament voted to take more time to scrutinize the deal the prime minister struck with the European Union this week.
How Lebanon’s Unrest Is Both New and More of the Same

How Lebanon’s Unrest Is Both New and More of the Same

Protesters wave the national flag in downtown beirut as hundreds continued to gather on October 19, 2019 for a third day of protests against tax increases and alleged official corruption after the
Children Die at Record Speed on U.S. Border While Coyotes Get Rich

Children Die at Record Speed on U.S. Border While Coyotes Get Rich

Deaths of women and children trying to cross into U.S. set record in first nine months of the year, UN research project finds
North Macedonia Premier Calls for Snap Vote on EU Date Failure

North Macedonia Premier Calls for Snap Vote on EU Date Failure

North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on Saturday urged his country’s leadership to agree to a snap vote after European Union leaders failed to set a date for starting membership talks with his
Trump Woes Mount With Damaging Witnesses, Mulvaney Blunder

Trump Woes Mount With Damaging Witnesses, Mulvaney Blunder

President Donald Trump confronted a steady drip of damaging revelations out of the House impeachment hearings over the last week, but it was his acting chief of staff essentially confirming one of the
Labour Leader Corbyn Responds to Johnson

Labour Leader Corbyn Responds to Johnson

U.K. Leader of the Opposition Jeremy Corbyn comments on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal. The Labour leader was responding to the prime minister in an emergency debate in the House of Commons in London
Lebanon Heads for Showdown as Reform Vows Fail to Quell Protests

Lebanon Heads for Showdown as Reform Vows Fail to Quell Protests

Lebanese officials were scrambling to finalize a plan to avert a financial meltdown as tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets nationwide for a fourth straight day, demanding the ouster of
U.S. Proposed to Help North Korea Build Tourist Area: Report

U.S. Proposed to Help North Korea Build Tourist Area: Report

U.S. officials proposed a long-term plan to help North Korea construct a tourist area in return for denuclearization during recent working-level talks in Stockholm, Hankook Ilbo newspaper reported.
Johnson Opens Emergency Brexit Debate in Day of High Tension

Johnson Opens Emergency Brexit Debate in Day of High Tension

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson makes opening remarks at the start of an emergency debate in the House of Commons in London before a knife-edge vote on his Brexit deal. It is only the fourth
Johnson Says He’ll Press on After Commons Defeat: Brexit Update

Johnson Says He’ll Press on After Commons Defeat: Brexit Update

Parliament voted for Boris Johnson to request a further delay to Brexit after a day of high tension in the House of Commons in London. The prime minister, who said the choice is his deal or no deal,
Biden Seeks to Keep Presidential Air as He Picks Away at Warren

Biden Seeks to Keep Presidential Air as He Picks Away at Warren

Joe Biden isn’t giving up his front-runner mantle without a fight, refusing to acknowledge that Elizabeth Warren has met him at the top of the 2020 Democratic field and moving to take her on directly
Kurdish-Led Forces Say Turkey Is Not Abiding by Syria Truce

Kurdish-Led Forces Say Turkey Is Not Abiding by Syria Truce

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces accused Turkey of violating a U.S.-brokered five-day truce and called for the creation of a safe corridor to evacuate the wounded from a key border town.
Nigeria May Ring-Fence VAT Hike’s New Revenue, Finance Head Says

Nigeria May Ring-Fence VAT Hike’s New Revenue, Finance Head Says

Nigeria’s Treasury is considering ring-fencing funds generated from an increase in its value-added tax rates for spending on items such as education and health in an effort to make the higher levy
South Korean Students Break Into U.S. Ambassador’s Residence

South Korean Students Break Into U.S. Ambassador’s Residence

A group of South Korean students broke into the residence of American ambassador Harry Harris on Friday, in a protest against Donald Trump’s campaign to get the Asian nation to pay more for U.S.
Chile Riots Over Income Inequality Spread to Rest of Country

Chile Riots Over Income Inequality Spread to Rest of Country

At least two died and dozens were injured from looting and riots this weekend in Santiago and other major Chilean cities as protests against income equality intensified and spread across the country.
China Surveillance Giant Warns of Client Losses After U.S. Curbs

China Surveillance Giant Warns of Client Losses After U.S. Curbs

Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. warned it may lose customers in overseas markets because of its U.S. blacklisting, underscoring the extent to which curbs on the sale of American technology
China’s Liu Confirms Phase One of U.S. Trade Deal is in Progress

China’s Liu Confirms Phase One of U.S. Trade Deal is in Progress

China’s top trade negotiator offered positive signals that talks with the U.S. are making progress and both sides are working toward a partial trade deal.
U.S. Mulls Extending Chevron’s Venezuela Waiver With More Limits

U.S. Mulls Extending Chevron’s Venezuela Waiver With More Limits

The Trump administration is considering an extension of Chevron Corp.’s waiver to operate in Venezuela, albeit with even greater limitations, according to people familiar with the matter.
Twitter Blamed for Saudi Spy Hack of Activist Tied to Khashoggi

Twitter Blamed for Saudi Spy Hack of Activist Tied to Khashoggi

A Saudi dissident sued Twitter Inc. claiming its failure to tell him about a state-sponsored hack of his account led to government agents discovering his plans for a social media protest with Jamal
Duterte Revamps His List of Priority Infrastructure Projects

Duterte Revamps His List of Priority Infrastructure Projects

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will unveil a revised list of about 100 big infrastructure projects to be launched before his term ends in 2022, after some earlier projects were found to be