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U.K. Parliament, Not Theresa May, Emerges as Boss of Brexit

U.K. Parliament, Not Theresa May, Emerges as Boss of Brexit

When it comes to Brexit, Parliament -- not Theresa May’s government -- is the ultimate boss. And in the end, lawmakers could decide to keep the U.K. in the European customs union against the prime
Nigeria Presidential Hopeful Says Will Cede More Power to States

Nigeria Presidential Hopeful Says Will Cede More Power to States

Former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar said he would relinquish more power to states if elected president next year.
Serb President Wants Central Bank Chief to Stay Another Term

Serb President Wants Central Bank Chief to Stay Another Term

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said for the first time that he wants central bank Governor Jorgovanka Tabakovic to stay on for another term in office after her mandate ends in August.
Will Macron's New Iran Deal Proposal Sway Trump?

Will Macron's New Iran Deal Proposal Sway Trump?

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses U.S.-Iran relations post Trump's meeting with Macron. He speaks with Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Are Iranians Concerned Over Trump's Foreign Policy?

Are Iranians Concerned Over Trump's Foreign Policy?

Bloomberg’s Golnar Motevalli discusses concerns of Iranians over the foreign policy of U.S. President Donald Trump. She speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Rouhani Slams Trump's Talks With France Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Rouhani Slams Trump's Talks With France Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned talks between the U.S. and France over the multi-party nuclear agreement, urging his American counterpart to stand by his existing commitments before seeking
Even Macron Might Not Sway Trump on Iran Deal

Even Macron Might Not Sway Trump on Iran Deal

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Post-Zuma Euphoria Sends South African Confidence Off the Charts

Post-Zuma Euphoria Sends South African Confidence Off the Charts

South Africans are apparently so elated at the exit of Jacob Zuma as president that their confidence as consumers has made an unprecedented jump to an all-time high.
Tangled Rusal Ownership Thwarts Easy End to Sanctions: QuickTake

Tangled Rusal Ownership Thwarts Easy End to Sanctions: QuickTake

United Co. Rusal is searching for a way to keep sanctions at bay, now that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gave the aluminum producer a stay of execution. But the price might be having to
U.K. Productivity Worst Since Industrial Revolution, BOE Says

U.K. Productivity Worst Since Industrial Revolution, BOE Says

Britons were only beginning to use steam engines, canals and factories the last time the U.K. experienced such a poor decade of productivity.
ANC Is Said to Favor Direct Rule Over South African Province

ANC Is Said to Favor Direct Rule Over South African Province

A top body of South Africa’s ruling party wants the government to put the North West province under direct rule after days of protests against the African National Congress’s premier rocked the area,
Call Him Mr. Impeachment: Tom Steyer’s War Against Donald Trump

Call Him Mr. Impeachment: Tom Steyer’s War Against Donald Trump

A lot of Democrats think the billionaire investor is the wrong man with the wrong idea. Ask him if he cares.
South African Strike Shuts Plants, Disrupts Public Transport

South African Strike Shuts Plants, Disrupts Public Transport

A strike by South African unions to demand an increase to the proposed national minimum wage shut down vehicle manufacturing plants and disrupted public transportation in some of the nation’s main
Varadkar Wants Progress on Ireland Border by June: Brexit Update

Varadkar Wants Progress on Ireland Border by June: Brexit Update

Brexit Secretary David Davis gave evidence to parliamentary committee Wednesday, with the future of the Northern Ireland border and the increasingly fractious debate over whether the U.K. should
Elections, Drought Dragged Down Kenyan Growth Rate Last Year

Elections, Drought Dragged Down Kenyan Growth Rate Last Year

Kenya’s economy expanded at the slowest pace since 2011 last year, as drought and the impact of a protracted election undermined growth in East Africa’s biggest economy.
Credit Suisse Sues to Recoup Part of $4.8 Billion Bank Bonus Tax

Credit Suisse Sues to Recoup Part of $4.8 Billion Bank Bonus Tax

Credit Suisse Group AG is seeking to reclaim hundreds of millions in taxes from a controversial U.K. bonus levy that hit banker compensation in 2010.
The Fighting Has Begun Over Who Owns Land Drowned by Climate Change

The Fighting Has Begun Over Who Owns Land Drowned by Climate Change

America’s coastal cities are preparing for legal battles over real estate that slips into the ocean.
Just as Atlantic City Stems Bleeding, Competition Closes In

Just as Atlantic City Stems Bleeding, Competition Closes In

Four nights of Beyonce failed to ignite lasting buzz for Revel, the $2.4 billion Atlantic City casino that flopped after little more than two years. Now the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is heading to
Overseeing Mueller, Cohen Probes Makes Rosenstein a Big Target

Overseeing Mueller, Cohen Probes Makes Rosenstein a Big Target

From the start of the Russia probe, the question has been whether President Donald Trump might fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Now, the more serious question is whether he’d fire Rod Rosenstein.
Medical Marijuana Bill Gains Backing of Key Republican in House

Medical Marijuana Bill Gains Backing of Key Republican in House

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte has agreed to co-sponsor a Florida Republican’s bipartisan bill to make medical marijuana research easier, his office confirmed on Wednesday.