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South African Court Adjourns Zuma's Graft Case Until June

South African Court Adjourns Zuma's Graft Case Until June

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s corruption case was adjourned until June 8, signaling that a criminal trial may be delayed until at least the end of the year.
The Latest on Violence on the Gaza-Israel Border

The Latest on Violence on the Gaza-Israel Border

A picture taken on April 6, 2018 from the southern Israeli kibbutz of Nahal Oz across the border of the Gaza strip shows Palestinian men protesting. Thousands of Palestinians are to protest Friday
Palestinians Clash With Israeli Troops Along Gaza Border

Palestinians Clash With Israeli Troops Along Gaza Border

At least seven Palestinians were killed as thousands of Gazans gathered to protest near the border with Israel for a second straight Friday, clashing with soldiers amid thick clouds of smoke from
With Ties Strained, Pakistan's PM Makes First Visit to Kabul

With Ties Strained, Pakistan's PM Makes First Visit to Kabul

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi made his first visit to Kabul on Friday to hold counter-terrorism talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani aimed at easing tensions between the
Mueller Reveals Search in Manafort Case, Suggesting New Path

Mueller Reveals Search in Manafort Case, Suggesting New Path

Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed to lawyers for Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman, that they obtained a search warrant for information about five telephone numbers, suggesting
Europe’s Populist Strongman Faces Judgment

Europe’s Populist Strongman Faces Judgment

Viktor Orban is unlikely to lose this weekend’s election in Hungary, but he might not win as big.
Lebanon Wins $11 Billion as Donors Push for Better Governance

Lebanon Wins $11 Billion as Donors Push for Better Governance

Lebanon received about $11 billion in loans and grants at a Paris conference organized to help turn around one of the world’s most indebted economies and stabilize a critical corner of the Middle
Nazi-Looted Art Ordered Returned to Holocaust Victim's Heirs

Nazi-Looted Art Ordered Returned to Holocaust Victim's Heirs

A New York judge awarded two Nazi-looted paintings to the heirs of an Austrian-Jewish Holocaust victim whose collection of hundreds of pieces of art was systematically stolen by Hitler’s army in 1938.
China Vows to Fight Trump Tariffs ‘to the End’ as Tension Rises

China Vows to Fight Trump Tariffs ‘to the End’ as Tension Rises

President Donald Trump said Thursday he is ordering the U.S. Trade Representative to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on Chinese goods.
Lockheed Gets Edict to Cut F-35's $1.1 Trillion Support Bill

Lockheed Gets Edict to Cut F-35's $1.1 Trillion Support Bill

Lockheed Martin must find ways to reduce the Pentagon’s current $1.1 trillion estimate to own and operate the F-35 jet, the world’s costliest weapons program, according to the Defense Department’s
Lula Hunkers Down in Union Office After Arrest Deadline Passes

Lula Hunkers Down in Union Office After Arrest Deadline Passes

Brazil federal judge Sergio Moro has ordered the arrest of former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Lowy's McGregor Says No Doubt U.S. Has Legitimate China Gripes

Lowy's McGregor Says No Doubt U.S. Has Legitimate China Gripes

Lowy Institute Senior Fellow Richard McGregor weighs in on President Trump's trade policies and talks about the U.S. and China trade war. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
World War Still Haunts Putin as Population Decline Taxes Economy

World War Still Haunts Putin as Population Decline Taxes Economy

Not far from Vladimir Putin’s boyhood home, one of the world’s largest mass graves holds the remains of a half-million victims of the Nazi siege of Leningrad during World War II, including an elder
Former Civil War Leader Wins Tight Presidential Race in Sierra Leone

Former Civil War Leader Wins Tight Presidential Race in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone elected as president an opposition politician who briefly ruled the West African nation as head of a junta during the civil war in the 1990s.
Kudlow, China Push Time-to-Talk Message as Trade Tensions Rise

Kudlow, China Push Time-to-Talk Message as Trade Tensions Rise

The U.S. and China indicated they’re willing to negotiate on escalating frictions, helping to ease fears among investors that a tit-for-tat trade dispute could derail the strongest global expansion in
Kudlow Says Trump’s China Tariffs Are Just Proposals Right Now

Kudlow Says Trump’s China Tariffs Are Just Proposals Right Now

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow stressed U.S. tariffs announced on Chinese goods are still only proposals that might never take effect.
Ford Concerned Nafta Rule Changes Wouldn't Preserve U.S. Jobs

Ford Concerned Nafta Rule Changes Wouldn't Preserve U.S. Jobs

Ford Motor Co., the largest producer of cars and trucks in the U.S., remains concerned about major modifications to the North American Free Trade Agreement, even after President Donald Trump’s
Jokowi, Seeking to Reshape Indonesia’s Economy, Eyes Film and Fashion

Jokowi, Seeking to Reshape Indonesia’s Economy, Eyes Film and Fashion

Growth in these creative industries is set to exceed the pace of the nation’s gross domestic product of about 5 percent, said Triawan Munaf, head of Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy.
White House Says It’s Reviewing EPA Administrator’s Rent Arrangement

White House Says It’s Reviewing EPA Administrator’s Rent Arrangement

The White House is reviewing EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s arrangement to rent a condo from the wife of a prominent energy lobbyist, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday.
Durbin Visits Venezuela for Talks With Government and Opposition

Durbin Visits Venezuela for Talks With Government and Opposition

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin is in Venezuela to meet with government and opposition leaders, his spokesman said.