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Can Putin Stop Israel and Iran Going to War?

Can Putin Stop Israel and Iran Going to War?

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Italy's Populists See Significant Step Toward New Government

Italy's Populists See Significant Step Toward New Government

Italy’s populist leaders took strides toward forming the next administration at a meeting in Rome Thursday, including on the issue of who should be prime minister.
Five Star vs League: Italy's Populists Thrash Out a Policy Plan

Five Star vs League: Italy's Populists Thrash Out a Policy Plan

Italy’s two main populist parties are trying to forge a governing alliance after former premier Silvio Berlusconi dropped his opposition. The euroskeptic League’s Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio of
Mugabe’s Party Fears Zimbabwe Election Loss After His Exit

Mugabe’s Party Fears Zimbabwe Election Loss After His Exit

Zimbabwe’s ruling party is growing increasingly nervous that it could lose power in its first election without Robert Mugabe at its helm.
Randgold Hopeful of Compromise With Congo Over New Mining Rules

Randgold Hopeful of Compromise With Congo Over New Mining Rules

Randgold Resources Ltd. is confident that talks with the Democratic Republic of Congo will lead to a compromise on the country’s new mining rules which risk hurting producers’ profits.
The Democrats Are Moving Left Without Self-Destructing

The Democrats Are Moving Left Without Self-Destructing

Moderates continue to win primaries, with the “resistance” avoiding the suicidal tendencies of the Tea Party.
China Tariff Retaliation Threatens Key States in Trump Country

China Tariff Retaliation Threatens Key States in Trump Country

Retaliatory tariffs China is threatening against U.S. exports would hit hardest in states that helped propel Donald Trump to the presidency, bringing home the risks of a trade war ahead of midterm
Trump Voters Would Be Hit Hardest by GOP’s Food Stamp Work Rules

Trump Voters Would Be Hit Hardest by GOP’s Food Stamp Work Rules

A House Republican plan to set stricter work rules for food stamp recipients would disproportionately affect low-income residents in states that supported Donald Trump for president and may imperil
AT&T, Novartis Ties to Cohen Show Push for Trump Insights

AT&T, Novartis Ties to Cohen Show Push for Trump Insights

Donald Trump’s election as the ultimate outsider in 2016 sent companies scrambling to understand the new president.
Trump Thanks Kim While Welcoming Three Americans Home From North Korea

Trump Thanks Kim While Welcoming Three Americans Home From North Korea

President Donald Trump welcomed home three Americans released from detention in North Korea in the dark of Thursday morning, thanking that country’s leader, Kim Jong Un.
Brexit Bulletin: Brussels Being Helpful?

Brexit Bulletin: Brussels Being Helpful?

Today in Brexit: The EU had called Theresa May’s customs proposal unworkable. But in a boost for the embattled prime minister, negotiators now are engaging with it.
China Sends Military Plane to Third South China Sea Airstrip

China Sends Military Plane to Third South China Sea Airstrip

China has landed a military plane on the last of its three airstrips in the disputed South China Sea, a Washington-based research institution said, amid renewed complaints about the country expanding
Haspel Won't Condemn Waterboarding But Says It's Over

Haspel Won't Condemn Waterboarding But Says It's Over

Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the CIA, promised she wouldn’t resort to waterboarding and other harsh techniques that she once helped supervise, but she repeatedly refused to
Why Trump and Kim Picked Singapore for Their Summit

Why Trump and Kim Picked Singapore for Their Summit

The U.S. and North Korea picked Singapore as the venue for a historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, scheduled for June 12.
Mahathir in His Own Words: On Markets, Islam and Anwar Ibrahim

Mahathir in His Own Words: On Markets, Islam and Anwar Ibrahim

Mahathir Mohamad, 92, incoming prime minister of Malaysia, ruffled plenty of feathers during his prior stint in power, when he governed the country for more than two decades.
Comeback Kid: Mahathir, 92, Has Big Plans to Fix Up Malaysia

Comeback Kid: Mahathir, 92, Has Big Plans to Fix Up Malaysia

He ran Malaysia with an iron fist for more than two decades, played political king maker after leaving power, then came storming out of retirement at the age of 92 to dethrone Prime Minister Najib
Mahathir Set to Become Malaysia Prime Minister After Shock Win

Mahathir Set to Become Malaysia Prime Minister After Shock Win

Mahathir Mohamad appeared set to become Malaysia’s prime minister once again after dealing Najib Razak’s ruling coalition a stunning defeat, cementing the country’s first transfer of power in six
A Mideast Energy Giant Seizes New Energy Future

A Mideast Energy Giant Seizes New Energy Future

Abu Dhabi’s Adnoc has the same challenges as Saudi Arabia’s Aramco—but is planning for the future in different ways.
Iran’s Door to the West Is Slamming Shut, and That Leaves China

Iran’s Door to the West Is Slamming Shut, and That Leaves China

Tehran traffic is gridlocked half the time, and the city spends most of the year engulfed in smog, so it’s not surprising that locals travel underground when they can -- on a metro system that
U.K.'s Retired Sun Seekers Risk Losing Pensions After Brexit

U.K.'s Retired Sun Seekers Risk Losing Pensions After Brexit

As a long-term resident of Spain, British ex-pat John Barlow had no hand in his country’s decision to leave the European Union. That doesn’t mean he’ll escape the consequences.