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Debt Fears Are Mounting for the Euro Zone's Only Nordic Member

Debt Fears Are Mounting for the Euro Zone's Only Nordic Member

A nation that stood shoulder to shoulder with Germany during the European debt crisis in defense of austerity is growing increasingly worried about its own debt burden.
Kim Jong Un Arrives in Singapore Ahead of Historic Trump Summit

Kim Jong Un Arrives in Singapore Ahead of Historic Trump Summit

Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore on Sunday, kicking off a landmark trip by the once-reclusive North Korean leader ahead of his historic summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Qatar Airport Cargo Surge Cushions Blow From Saudi-Led Embargo

Qatar Airport Cargo Surge Cushions Blow From Saudi-Led Embargo

Qatar’s Hamad International Airport may be struggling with dropping passenger numbers amid a travel and trade ban imposed by rival Arab states, but the embargo has spurred air-freight volumes to
Boring Co. Flamethrower Party Heats Up Musk Fanboys and Fangirls

Boring Co. Flamethrower Party Heats Up Musk Fanboys and Fangirls

Not much got in the way of Elon Musk fans determined to win bragging rights for picking up one of the first 1,000 flamethrowers sold by the billionaire’s Boring Co.
Two Tweets and an Insult Spoil G-7 Unity

Two Tweets and an Insult Spoil G-7 Unity

Just when it seemed like the Group of Seven summit had come to a surprisingly uneventful end, President Donald Trump stepped in with two tweets that blew up the whole thing.
Trump Shocks Leaders With Trudeau Insult to Upend G-7 Summit

Trump Shocks Leaders With Trudeau Insult to Upend G-7 Summit

President Donald Trump broadsided his allies and upended a Group of Seven meeting just as it wound up -- disavowing a joint statement the U.S. had agreed to, lashing out at Canada’s Justin Trudeau and
Mueller's Latest Charges Bring Together Trump Campaign, Russia

Mueller's Latest Charges Bring Together Trump Campaign, Russia

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s latest indictment is significant beyond the new charges, in that it links senior officials on President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to Russian
G-7's Iconic Photo Shows Its Success, Depending on the Angle

G-7's Iconic Photo Shows Its Success, Depending on the Angle

The Group of Seven summit was declared a success -- at what, precisely, depends on perspective. Consider the case of a few photos.

Genworth Wins U.S. National Security Approval for Chinese Sale

Genworth Financial Inc. was given approval from a U.S. national security panel for its $2.7 billion buyout by China Oceanwide Holdings Group Co.
Trump's Fast and Furious Road to Meeting Kim Jong Un: Timeline

Trump's Fast and Furious Road to Meeting Kim Jong Un: Timeline

Even more so than with other issues, Donald Trump’s approach to North Korea has been one of extremes: Threatening to destroy Kim Jong Un’s country one day, offering to meet up the next.
'Pretty Close' to Deal on Nafta Sunset Clause, Trump Says at G-7

'Pretty Close' to Deal on Nafta Sunset Clause, Trump Says at G-7

U.S. President Donald Trump said Nafta negotiators are “pretty close” to agreeing on some kind of sunset clause, a sticking point in talks, while warning the three-way pact can only survive if major
Trump Reiterates Call to Bring Russia Back Into Group of Eight

Trump Reiterates Call to Bring Russia Back Into Group of Eight

President Donald Trump reiterated his call to bring Russia back into the Group of Eight bloc, stoking an already-fraught relationship between the U.S. and its allies at a summit in Canada.
G-7 Summit Gets Its Communique But Only Papers Over Trade Spats

G-7 Summit Gets Its Communique But Only Papers Over Trade Spats

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations who threatened to confront President Donald Trump for slapping them with tariffs ended their annual summit with a vague commitment to keep talking on trade,
Trump, Kim Planning One-on-One Talk at Start of Summit

Trump, Kim Planning One-on-One Talk at Start of Summit

Donald Trump intends to meet one-on-one briefly with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the beginning of their June 12 summit -- a moment the president has said will be a critical gauge of whether a
Xi, Modi Hold Bilateral Talks in China, Agree to Improve Ties

Xi, Modi Hold Bilateral Talks in China, Agree to Improve Ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi committed to continue improving ties between Asia’s most populous countries in a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a summit in
The Latest on Trump’s G-7 Trip

The Latest on Trump’s G-7 Trip

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures after standing for a family photograph during the Group of Seven (G7) Leaders Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, on Friday, June 8, 2018. Trump said Russia
Finland's Premier Juha Sipila Re-Elected as Center Party Leader

Finland's Premier Juha Sipila Re-Elected as Center Party Leader

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila was re-elected for his fourth term as the leader of the Center Party.
Mexico’s Godfather, Pakistan’s Ex-Cricketer and the World Cup: Balance of Power’s Weekend Reads

Mexico’s Godfather, Pakistan’s Ex-Cricketer and the World Cup: Balance of Power’s Weekend Reads

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Afghanistan's Ghani Welcomes Taliban's Three-Day Eid Cease-Fire

Afghanistan's Ghani Welcomes Taliban's Three-Day Eid Cease-Fire

The Taliban’s announcement of a three-day cease-fire starting on the first day of the Eid holiday comes "following the bold decision by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to cease the fight for a
Dennis Rodman to Cheer ‘My Friends’ Trump and Kim in Singapore

Dennis Rodman to Cheer ‘My Friends’ Trump and Kim in Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un have one sure fan rooting for the success of their historic summit on Tuesday.