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New Owners of Air India to Get Planes and $5 Billion of Debt

New Owners of Air India to Get Planes and $5 Billion of Debt

India is selling a controlling stake in its flagship carrier along with two-thirds of the loss-making airline’s about $7.8 billion debt, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi moves ahead with the nation’s
Christian Singer Favored to Win Costa Rica’s Easter Election

Christian Singer Favored to Win Costa Rica’s Easter Election

A gay marriage controversy that turned Costa Rica’s presidential election on its head has pitted a Christian preacher against a ruling party candidate in an Easter Sunday runoff.
Al-Qaeda Affiliate Claims Mortar Attack on UN Forces in Mali

Al-Qaeda Affiliate Claims Mortar Attack on UN Forces in Mali

Al-Qaeda-linked militants claimed responsibility for a mortar attack on a United Nations camp in northern Mali that wounded five French soldiers last week.
U.K. to Review Visas for 700 Rich Russians as Part of Crackdown

U.K. to Review Visas for 700 Rich Russians as Part of Crackdown

Hundreds of wealthy Russians who moved to the U.K. promising to invest millions of pounds in businesses will have their visas reviewed under plans for a crackdown following the nerve agent attack on a
Trump Tweets on Peace and Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Trump Tweets on Peace and Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses U.S.-North Korea relations and what it man mean for the region. He speaks with Tom Keene and Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Wary of Russia, NATO Reaches Out to EU on Troop-Movement Aid

Wary of Russia, NATO Reaches Out to EU on Troop-Movement Aid

The EU on Wednesday unveiled a military-mobility plan that may help NATO ensure it can rush troops and equipment across Europe in the event of an incursion on the eastern front.
Catalan Cause Ripples Across Europe With Surrender in Scotland

Catalan Cause Ripples Across Europe With Surrender in Scotland

Clara Ponsati turned herself in to Scottish police after a judge in Madrid ordered her detention on a European warrant.
U.K. to Hire 1,000 New Border Staff to Prepare for Brexit

U.K. to Hire 1,000 New Border Staff to Prepare for Brexit

The U.K. plans to hire 1,000 new customs and immigration staff to ensure the security of the country’s border after Brexit.
Ghanaians Protest Against Military Agreement With U.S.

Ghanaians Protest Against Military Agreement With U.S.

Thousands of people took to the streets of Ghana’s capital, Accra, to protest the government’s decision to expand military cooperation with the U.S.
Xi Steals Trump’s Thunder With Kim Lovefest

Xi Steals Trump’s Thunder With Kim Lovefest

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Berlusconi Open to Center-Right Pact With Five Star

Berlusconi Open to Center-Right Pact With Five Star

Silvio Berlusconi is open to his party joining a possible coalition government formed by Italy’s center-right alliance and the anti-establishment Five Star Movement.
Playboy Latest to Delete Facebook Amid Data Handling Fallout

Playboy Latest to Delete Facebook Amid Data Handling Fallout

Playboy announced its intention to deactivate its Facebook accounts and leave the social network amid escalating concerns about the platform’s mismanagement of user data.
U.S. to Deliver Missile Shield to Poland, Irritating Putin

U.S. to Deliver Missile Shield to Poland, Irritating Putin

Poland signed a $4.75 billion contract with the U.S. for the first phase of a Patriot air missile-defense system to soothe concerns over a more assertive Russia.
Have U.K. Citizens Changed Their Minds on Brexit?

Have U.K. Citizens Changed Their Minds on Brexit?

Bloomberg’s Charlotte Ryan discusses sentiment over the Brexit process thus far. She speaks with Matt Miller on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open.” (Source: Bloomberg)
Trudeau’s Finance Chief Measures His Legacy in Tiny Fractions

Trudeau’s Finance Chief Measures His Legacy in Tiny Fractions

A decimal point or two on growth is all Bill Morneau wants to be known for when all is said and done on his time as Canada’s finance minister.
Your Tax Cut Isn’t Likely to Be Made Permanent Any Time Soon

Your Tax Cut Isn’t Likely to Be Made Permanent Any Time Soon

House Republicans are approaching their next attempt at tax cuts the same way they did last year: by excluding Democrats from the process.
Air Force Risks Losing Third of F-35s If Upkeep Costs Aren't Cut

Air Force Risks Losing Third of F-35s If Upkeep Costs Aren't Cut

The U.S. Air Force may have to cut its purchases of Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 by a third if it can’t find ways to reduce operations and support costs by as much as 38 percent over a decade,
White House `Win' on South Korea Gets Mixed Marks: Trade Update

White House `Win' on South Korea Gets Mixed Marks: Trade Update

President Donald Trump’s push to rebalance global trade in America’s favor has investors on edge, as his threats to impose import tariffs and curb foreign investment raise the specter of retaliation
Myanmar Parliament Elects Suu Kyi Loyalist as New President

Myanmar Parliament Elects Suu Kyi Loyalist as New President

Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday elected Win Myint, a loyalist of Aung San Suu Kyi, as new president, while Suu Kyi retained her executive authority over the government.
Kim’s Message for Trump: China Is Back on Our Side

Kim’s Message for Trump: China Is Back on Our Side

Kim Jong Un just sent a powerful message to U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of planned talks: China is back on North Korea’s side.
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