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G-7 Foreign Chiefs Meet on Korea, Russia Without Pompeo

G-7 Foreign Chiefs Meet on Korea, Russia Without Pompeo

The latest Group of Seven meetings have begun with a focus on Russia’s actions in Ukraine, an issue Canada’s foreign minister knows well.
U.S. Sanctioning Russian Oligarchs Sparks Exodus of Cash From Latvia

U.S. Sanctioning Russian Oligarchs Sparks Exodus of Cash From Latvia

U.S. sanctions targeting Russian billionaires have sparked a further exodus of cash from Latvia, a Baltic nation whose banking system has already been shaken by a string of money-laundering scandals.
Mexico’s Obrador Keeps His Cool While Rivals Slam Him in Debate

Mexico’s Obrador Keeps His Cool While Rivals Slam Him in Debate

Mexican candidates picked apart front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s proposals to improve public safety and combat corruption in the first presidential debate.
Scandals Drag Support for Japan's Prime Minister to New Low

Scandals Drag Support for Japan's Prime Minister to New Low

Support for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fell to a new low in a poll published Monday, as a series of scandals continued to weigh on his government’s credibility.
Poland Shatters a Fragile Peace With Its Jews

Poland Shatters a Fragile Peace With Its Jews

Legislation passed three months ago has confirmed some growing fears.
Ruling Party Candidate Wins Narrow Victory in Paraguay Vote

Ruling Party Candidate Wins Narrow Victory in Paraguay Vote

Mario Abdo Benitez, a former senator from the ruling Colorado Party, won Sunday’s presidential election in Paraguay, in a surprisingly narrow victory over the opposition candidate.
Sudden Modi-Xi Meet Signals Diplomatic Thaw Between Neighbors

Sudden Modi-Xi Meet Signals Diplomatic Thaw Between Neighbors

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping this week, as world’s two most-populous countries seek to reduce tensions after a tense border dispute last year.
Zuma Legacy Leaves South African Anti-Graft Panel With Huge Task

Zuma Legacy Leaves South African Anti-Graft Panel With Huge Task

A South African judicial commission faces a daunting task in investigating allegations that members of the Gupta family and their allies connived with former President Jacob Zuma and his son Duduzane
China Cyberspies Mined Japan Firms for North Korea Secrets

China Cyberspies Mined Japan Firms for North Korea Secrets

Chinese hackers have targeted Japanese defense companies, possibly to get information on Tokyo’s policy toward resolving the North Korean nuclear impasse, according to cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc.
Moon's Goal of Becoming Korea's ‘Jobs President’ in Jeopardy

Moon's Goal of Becoming Korea's ‘Jobs President’ in Jeopardy

South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s goal of becoming a “jobs president” is looking increasingly like a stretch, as joblessness rises despite his government’s efforts.
Citigroup Warns Mexico of Deficit, Price Surges if Obrador Wins

Citigroup Warns Mexico of Deficit, Price Surges if Obrador Wins

Mexico’s peso would swoon as its deficit balloons under Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the presidential candidate who’s leading in polls by double digits, Citigroup Inc. warned in a note to clients.

Latvia Secures U.S. Help to Clean Up Its Scandal-Tainted Banks

Latvia’s financial investigators will receive more U.S. help as the Baltic nation races to emerge from a money-laundering scandal that toppled its third-largest lender.
German SPD Elects First Woman Leader as Divisions Linger

German SPD Elects First Woman Leader as Divisions Linger

Germany’s Social Democrats elected the party’s first ever chairwoman, but struggled to heal divisions that span everything from Russia and the European Union to government spending.
U.K.'s Hammond Willing to Look Abroad for Carney's BOE Successor

U.K.'s Hammond Willing to Look Abroad for Carney's BOE Successor

U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has indicated a willingness to look abroad when he begins his search for a successor to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.
May Faces Cabinet Pressure Over Brexit Customs Union

May Faces Cabinet Pressure Over Brexit Customs Union

Theresa May is battling to avert a cabinet revolt amid fears from euroskeptic Tories that she’ll break her promise to take the U.K. out of the European Union’s trade regime.

IMF to Probe Role of Advanced Economies in Feeding Corruption

The IMF will review the role advanced nations play in bribery and other forms of corruption as part of a revised framework on governance around the world.
Trump Tempers His Optimism on North Korea: ‘Only Time Will Tell’

Trump Tempers His Optimism on North Korea: ‘Only Time Will Tell’

President Donald Trump tempered his optimism on North Korea on Sunday, saying that “only time will tell” how things turn out, as U.S. lawmakers sounded skeptical about promises made by Pyongyang ahead
Putin's Turf War With Telegram Escalates as Russia Blocks IPs

Putin's Turf War With Telegram Escalates as Russia Blocks IPs

Russia’s communications regulator blocked some Alphabet Inc. internet addresses, blaming the U.S. owner of Google for helping Pavel Durov’s Telegram Messenger LLP service evade government blocking.
Cyber Pioneers in EU's North Open Hacker-Proof Digital Highway

Cyber Pioneers in EU's North Open Hacker-Proof Digital Highway

In this age of social media leaks and foreign election hacking, the ability to transmit sensitive personal information securely across borders is more valuable than ever.
Paraguay's Ruling Party Candidate Ahead in Early Vote Count

Paraguay's Ruling Party Candidate Ahead in Early Vote Count

The early vote count in Paraguay showed ruling Colorado Party candidate Mario Abdo Benitez with a lead over his opposition rival, an outcome that many in financial markets have been looking for to