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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.
Trump Signals Interest in Gun Background Checks After Shooting

Trump Signals Interest in Gun Background Checks After Shooting

President Donald Trump is using part of the U.S. holiday weekend in South Florida to discuss how to improve school safety and prevent gun violence following the country’s latest mass shooting.
Spain's Guindos Poised to Get Top ECB Job With Eurogroup Backing

Spain's Guindos Poised to Get Top ECB Job With Eurogroup Backing

Euro-area finance ministers agreed to nominate Spain’s Luis de Guindos to be the next vice president of the European Central Bank, a move that will hand Madrid a top seat at the helm of the bank for
Why the Global Banking Spotlight Is Shining on Latvia

Why the Global Banking Spotlight Is Shining on Latvia

One of its biggest lenders is accused of laundering money for North Korea. Its central bank chief was detained by anti-corruption police. All in a matter of days. What’s going on in Latvia? The Baltic
Poland Spurns Calls for Apology Over Premier’s Holocaust Remarks

Poland Spurns Calls for Apology Over Premier’s Holocaust Remarks

Poland’s government refused to apologize on Monday for Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s comments about “Jewish perpetrators” during World War II, escalating a row that’s upended the country’s
Ethiopia Needs ‘Fresh Forces' to Deal With Upheaval, Party Says

Ethiopia Needs ‘Fresh Forces' to Deal With Upheaval, Party Says

Ethiopia’s ruling party needs “fresh forces” in its leadership to tackle political upheaval and achieve its economic goals after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s shock resignation last week, a
U.K., EU to Kick Irish Riddle Down Road Again, Eurasia Says

U.K., EU to Kick Irish Riddle Down Road Again, Eurasia Says

The U.K. and the European Union are close to agreeing a strategy to prevent the Irish question hindering the Brexit process moving forward next month, Eurasia Group said.
U.S. Oil Exports Go Up a Gear as Supertanker Sets Sail for China

U.S. Oil Exports Go Up a Gear as Supertanker Sets Sail for China

The flood of U.S. oil exports stepped up a gear on Monday after the first fully laden supertanker sailed from an American port, alleviating a bottleneck that’s limited overseas shipments.
Lauri Love’s Lawyer Says U.S. Won’t Appeal Extradition Ruling

Lauri Love’s Lawyer Says U.S. Won’t Appeal Extradition Ruling

The U.S. abandoned efforts to extradite British computer activist Lauri Love, according to his lawyer, prompting a London court to remove his bail conditions on Monday.
Togo Opposition, Government Begin Talks to Resolve Crisis

Togo Opposition, Government Begin Talks to Resolve Crisis

Representatives of Togo’s government and the opposition began talks on Monday to resolve a months-long political crisis triggered by proposed constitutional changes that have mobilized months of mass
Trump Blames FBI as Mueller Pushes Ahead

Trump Blames FBI as Mueller Pushes Ahead

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Climate Rulebook Likely Done This Year, With or Without U.S.

Climate Rulebook Likely Done This Year, With or Without U.S.

The climate rulebook being drafted to keep a lid on Earth’s rising temperatures should be finished by the end of the year, with or without the U.S. government’s help.