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Italy's Five Star Offers Pact That Could End Political Deadlock

Italy's Five Star Offers Pact That Could End Political Deadlock

Judy Dempsey, senior fellow at Carnegie Europe, and Luke Hickmore, senior investment manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discuss a potential end to political deadlock in Italy. They speak on
Giuliani Taking Activist Approach for Trump

Giuliani Taking Activist Approach for Trump

Bloomberg's Marty Schenker reports on Rudy Giuliani's legal strategy for Donald Trump, and the upcoming midterm elections. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Women Set to Storm November Midterms

Women Set to Storm November Midterms

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Chad's Deby Pledges to Fight Graft at Launch of ‘New Republic'

Chad President Idriss Deby said he’ll rebuild the cash-strapped central African nation by focusing on fighting corruption and making his administration more efficient, following the approval of a new

Kenya's Odinga Says Reviving Post of Premier May Ease Divisions

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed to push for constitutional reforms to re-introduce the role of prime minister and further decentralize power, steps he said would help resolve divisions
Berlusconi Clashes With Partners Over Latest Plan for Italy Coalition

Berlusconi Clashes With Partners Over Latest Plan for Italy Coalition

Matteo Salvini, head of a center-right alliance, has clashed with his partner Silvio Berlusconi over an offer of a populist-led government as Italy’s president held one more round of talks with party
Record Numbers of Women Running for Office May Not Mean Big Gains in Congress

Record Numbers of Women Running for Office May Not Mean Big Gains in Congress

A record number of women are running, but it's nowhere near the number of men
A Record Number of Women Are Running for Governor in 2018

A Record Number of Women Are Running for Governor in 2018

As many as 77 are expected to run, in almost all of the 36 states with a race this year, more than double the record set in 1994. Nearly two-thirds are Democrats.
In the Year of the Woman, These Are the Races to Watch

In the Year of the Woman, These Are the Races to Watch

From Democrat Kyrsten Sinema's bid for Jeff Flake's Senate seat to Republican Barbara Comstock's toughest challenge ever as the GOP tries to hang on to the House.
U.K., Israel Make Final Pitches as Trump Considers Exiting Iran Deal

U.K., Israel Make Final Pitches as Trump Considers Exiting Iran Deal

U.K. Foreign Minister Boris Johnson is in Washington this week to make a last-ditch argument to persuade President Donald Trump to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, arguing the agreement is flawed but
A Nafta Deal in May? All Sides to Try, But It Won't Be Easy

A Nafta Deal in May? All Sides to Try, But It Won't Be Easy

Cabinet-level negotiators from the three Nafta nations are meeting again in Washington this week to attempt a breakthrough on the trade deal. It won’t be easy.
Cost of Living, 1MDB Scandal Could Upset Najib's Chances

Cost of Living, 1MDB Scandal Could Upset Najib's Chances

Bloomberg's Haslinda Amin previews the upcoming elections in Malaysia. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Putin Starts New Term With Same Premier Amid Tensions Abroad

Putin Starts New Term With Same Premier Amid Tensions Abroad

Vladimir Putin was sworn in for the fourth time as president, promising Russians an “economic and technological breakthrough” and reappointing his long-serving prime minister amid the deepest standoff
Asian Trade's Elms Calls Far Away Trade Talk Dates Disturbing

Asian Trade's Elms Calls Far Away Trade Talk Dates Disturbing

Asian Trade Centre Executive Director and founder Deborah Elms weighs in on U.S. and China trade talks. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Lebanon Plans $2 Billion Eurobonds as Election Holds Risks

Lebanon Plans $2 Billion Eurobonds as Election Holds Risks

Lebanon plans to sell up to $2 billion in Eurobonds over the next year, Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh said, part of a debt-swap aimed at reducing servicing costs in the world’s third most
A Showdown Looms in Europe’s Most Corrupt Region

A Showdown Looms in Europe’s Most Corrupt Region

Crusade or witch-hunt? Romania’s chief anti-graft prosecutor is now pursuing the leader of the country’s biggest party.
China Softens Tone on Trade After U.S. Leaves Empty-Handed

China Softens Tone on Trade After U.S. Leaves Empty-Handed

China tried to strike a positive tone after Donald Trump’s trade negotiators left Beijing Friday with no public sign of an agreement.
China Fires Back After U.S. Blasts ‘Orwellian’ Rule for Airlines

China Fires Back After U.S. Blasts ‘Orwellian’ Rule for Airlines

China isn’t backing down after the White House called an order for airlines to stop referring to Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau as countries “Orwellian nonsense.”
U.S. and China Agree on Little More Than to Keep Talking

U.S. and China Agree on Little More Than to Keep Talking

Bank of America Merrill Lynch co-head of Asia Rates and FX Strategy Claudio Piron discusses U.S. trade policies with China. He speaks with David Ingles on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
George Shultz Sees 'Different Attitude' From North Korea

George Shultz Sees 'Different Attitude' From North Korea

George P. Shultz, who served in various positions under 3 different Republican Presidents, sat down with Bloomberg's Kathleen Hays to talk about North Korea, on the sideline of Hoover Institution