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Greeks Feel the Pain of Being Normal Again

Greeks Feel the Pain of Being Normal Again

The government wants to exit its bailout program after eight years, but the country’s finances still look shaky.
Iran’s Sanctions Evasion Went East After Europe Cracked Down

Iran’s Sanctions Evasion Went East After Europe Cracked Down

The U.S. effort to put Iran in a financial vice was working. European banks were paying big fines and closing off its money flows, and severe sanctions on the country’s banking and energy sectors were
Italy’s Northern League Is Suddenly In Love With the South

Italy’s Northern League Is Suddenly In Love With the South

“We can’t turn Italy into a refugee camp,” Salvini tells voters.
As Saudis Go Nuclear, U.S. Seeks an Edge Over Great-Power Rivals

As Saudis Go Nuclear, U.S. Seeks an Edge Over Great-Power Rivals

At a meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna last September, word spread that Saudi Arabia had identified a handful of countries that could build two nuclear reactors in the
Merkel’s Final Barrier to Historic Fourth Term Has a Name: Kevin

Merkel’s Final Barrier to Historic Fourth Term Has a Name: Kevin

The last barrier to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fourth term is an activist who was born the same year the Berlin Wall fell.
Trump Backs Romney in Utah Senate Race, Embracing GOP Critic

Trump Backs Romney in Utah Senate Race, Embracing GOP Critic

President Donald Trump endorsed former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah, setting aside longstanding differences with a GOP critic as the party looks to
Angry Iranians Are Forcing Their Leaders to Reboot Economy Plans

Angry Iranians Are Forcing Their Leaders to Reboot Economy Plans

When he was studying in Tehran, Abbas would catch a pre-dawn train in from the provinces. A few scenes glimpsed through the window are etched in his mind: street-sweepers huddled around fires, men
BlackRock Says Buy U.S. Stocks as Tax Plan Supercharges Earnings

BlackRock Says Buy U.S. Stocks as Tax Plan Supercharges Earnings

BlackRock Inc. turned bullish on U.S. stocks as the world’s largest money manager says impending fiscal stimulus will boost already strong momentum for earnings growth.
Corbyn Vows to Stop Hostile Bids and Humble the City of London

Corbyn Vows to Stop Hostile Bids and Humble the City of London

Jeremy Corbyn Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

U.K. Promises Not to Torch EU Regulation in Post-Brexit Britain

Brexit Secretary David Davis will reassure the European Union that the U.K. won’t try to undercut the bloc by tearing up regulations after the split, making the case for mutual trust between
U.S. Says Indonesia Is Foregoing Billions of Dollars in Investment

U.S. Says Indonesia Is Foregoing Billions of Dollars in Investment

Indonesia is forgoing billions of dollars on offer from American companies eager to invest in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph Donovan said.
Peru's Kuczynski Rejects Calls to Resign Amid Impeachment Threat

Peru's Kuczynski Rejects Calls to Resign Amid Impeachment Threat

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski rejected calls from opposition lawmakers for his resignation and said allegations he lied to Congress are groundless.
Italians Find Way Around Election Poll Ban With ‘Horse Races’

Italians Find Way Around Election Poll Ban With ‘Horse Races’

Italians have hit on a way around a ban on publishing polls in the two weeks before March 4 general elections: turn them into horse races.
Latvian Central Banker Hits Back in Deepening Bribery Scandal

Latvian Central Banker Hits Back in Deepening Bribery Scandal

The embattled head of Latvia’s central bank denied seeking bribes and accused lenders of conspiring against him as the crisis engulfing the Baltic nation’s banking system deepened.
U.K. Warns EU It Won't Pay Brexit Bill Without Good Trade Deal

U.K. Warns EU It Won't Pay Brexit Bill Without Good Trade Deal

The U.K. has warned that its promise to pay the Brexit bill depends on getting good trade terms from the European Union, as Theresa May’s team draws up plans to hold back money if the bloc backslides

White House Media Driver Detained After Bringing Gun to Work

While Donald Trump discusses how to address the latest mass shooting at a school, the Secret Service detained a driver frequently used to shuttle members of the media in the presidential motorcade at
Spain's Luis de Guindos Nominated for ECB VP Role, Says Official

Spain's Luis de Guindos Nominated for ECB VP Role, Says Official

The Eurogroup has nominated Spain's Minister of Economic Affairs Luis de Guindos for the role of Vice President at the European Central Bank, according to an official. Bloomberg's Maria Tadeo and
May to Leave London to Set Out Brexit Vision Next Week

May to Leave London to Set Out Brexit Vision Next Week

Theresa May, U.K. prime minister, leaves number 10 Downing Street following a meeting with Estonia's Prime Minister Juri Ratas in London, U.K.
Gupta Brother Says Dairy Farm Money Didn't Go to His Account

Gupta Brother Says Dairy Farm Money Didn't Go to His Account

Atul Gupta, one of three brothers accused of swindling money from South African state funds, denied in court documents that cash meant for the development of a dairy farm in Free State province was
U.K. Nuclear Fuel Supply at Risk Without Euratom Fix, EDF Says

U.K. Nuclear Fuel Supply at Risk Without Euratom Fix, EDF Says

The U.K. still lacks the replacement rules needed to fuel its nuclear reactors after the country quits the European Union, according to an Electricite de France SA executive.