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Iran Needs to Accelerate Reforms If Trump Quits Deal, IMF Says

Iran’s government will need to accelerate economic reforms, including plans to overhaul its banking system, should President Donald Trump decide to quit the 2015 nuclear accord with the Islamic
Gabon's Prime Minister Resigns After Court Dissolves Parliament

Gabon's Prime Minister Resigns After Court Dissolves Parliament

Gabon’s Prime Minister Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet presented a resignation letter to President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Tuesday after the Constitutional Court dissolved the central African nation’s
How Erdogan Made Turkey's Next Election Like No Other

How Erdogan Made Turkey's Next Election Like No Other

The most pivotal election in modern Turkish history will mark the abolition of the prime minister’s role and the coronation of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s presidential office as the nexus of political
Inside Theresa May's Brexit War Cabinet, Where Tory Battles Rage

Inside Theresa May's Brexit War Cabinet, Where Tory Battles Rage

The prime minister and her inner circle refer to it simply as “The SN.” To everyone else it is Theresa May’s “Brexit war cabinet,” the group of senior ministers who set the U.K.’s course out of the
Primavera Capital's Hu Says U.S.-China Relations Filled with Risk and Uncertainty

Primavera Capital's Hu Says U.S.-China Relations Filled with Risk and Uncertainty

Former Goldman Sachs partner Fred Hu says Sino-US relationship, already fraught with tension and uncertainties, could destabilize global economy if the tension continues to mount. Chairman of the
Nearly 80 Percent of South Koreans Say They Trust Kim Jong Un

Nearly 80 Percent of South Koreans Say They Trust Kim Jong Un

One summit has changed the perceptions of a nation.
Mueller to Cite Subpoena Power If Trump Won't Do Interview

Mueller to Cite Subpoena Power If Trump Won't Do Interview

Prosecutors working for Robert Mueller have made clear to Donald Trump’s legal team that the special counsel would consider a subpoena compelling the president to testify before a grand jury if he
What to Expect From U.S. Trade Team's China Visit

What to Expect From U.S. Trade Team's China Visit

JPMorgan Asset Management Vice President and Global market Strategist Zhu Chaoping discusses U.S. and China trade relations. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
Texas Leads Red States Suing in Latest Effort to Kill DACA

Texas Leads Red States Suing in Latest Effort to Kill DACA

Texas and a half dozen fellow red states are trying once again to kill the Obama-era program that protects children who entered the U.S. with their parents without papers from being deported.
U.S. Gives Investors More Time to Divest From Rusal, En+

U.S. Gives Investors More Time to Divest From Rusal, En+

The U.S. Treasury Department extended until June 6 the deadline for investors to comply with sanctions on Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska and his companies En+ and Rusal, seeking to reduce
Milken Party-Goers Courted for Cash in Fight for Congress

Milken Party-Goers Courted for Cash in Fight for Congress

Mike Pence wasn’t on the roster of speakers or guests at this week’s annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, but he was very much a presence.
India Joins World's Top Five Defense Spenders, Surpassing France

India Joins World's Top Five Defense Spenders, Surpassing France

India has joined the U.S. and China as one of the world’s five biggest military spenders, reflecting geopolitical tensions as well as the country’s reliance on imported weapons and sprawling personnel
New Ethiopian Leader's Challenge: Unleash the Economy

New Ethiopian Leader's Challenge: Unleash the Economy

Ethiopia’s new leader faces a critical decision on whether to open up parts of the Horn of Africa nation’s booming economy after making moves to reduce the stake of the military, former Prime Minister
Jokowi’s War on Inflation Puts Populism First, Reform Second

Jokowi’s War on Inflation Puts Populism First, Reform Second

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has declared war on inflation, with a series of pre-emptive strikes designed to woo voters. The potential casualty: his zeal for economic reform.
U.K. Parliament Speaker Bercow Bullied Secretary

U.K. Parliament Speaker Bercow Bullied Secretary

U.K. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow is at the center of fresh claims of bullying after a BBC’s Newsnight show report that his former secretary was paid more than 86,000 pounds ($117,000) as part
Rosenstein Says He Won’t Be ‘Extorted’ Amid Impeachment Threat

Rosenstein Says He Won’t Be ‘Extorted’ Amid Impeachment Threat

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who’s overseeing the Russia investigation, dismissed those trying to intimidate him after a group of House Republicans drafted articles of impeachment against
Canadian Lawmakers Want a Papal Apology Over Indigenous Schools

Canadian Lawmakers Want a Papal Apology Over Indigenous Schools

Canadian lawmakers passed a motion to ask Pope Francis for a formal apology over schools overseen by the Catholic church in which aboriginal children were often abused.
Trump Is ‘Very Happy’ With Kelly as Chief of Staff, Sanders Says

Trump Is ‘Very Happy’ With Kelly as Chief of Staff, Sanders Says

President Donald Trump is happy with John Kelly as his chief of staff, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.
White House Defends Taking Records From Trump’s Former Doctor

White House Defends Taking Records From Trump’s Former Doctor

The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's former bodyguard did nothing out of the ordinary when he took possession of the president's medical records last year.