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Cyprus Re-Elects President as Nation Returns to Economic Growth

Cyprus Re-Elects President as Nation Returns to Economic Growth

Nicos Anastasiades was re-elected as Cyprus president, winning his bid to continue overseeing the Mediterranean island’s economic recovery nearly six years after the country came close to financial
Panetta Warns U.S. Rule of Law at Risk From Trump-FBI Tensions

Panetta Warns U.S. Rule of Law at Risk From Trump-FBI Tensions

Tension between President Donald Trump and the FBI over the release of a disputed memo -- prepared by House Republicans and alleging bias in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election
Yellen Says Prices `High' for Stocks, Commercial Real Estate

Yellen Says Prices `High' for Stocks, Commercial Real Estate

Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said U.S. stocks and commercial real estate prices are elevated but stopped short of saying those markets are in a bubble.
Korean Hockey Teams Play Together in Show of Unity

Korean Hockey Teams Play Together in Show of Unity

Women ice hockey players from North Korea and South Korea donned the same uniform Sunday as their countries momentarily set aside months of tensions on the peninsula over Pyongyang’s nuclear and
China to Probe U.S. Sorghum Subsidies

China to Probe U.S. Sorghum Subsidies

China said it started a one-year anti-subsidy investigation into grain sorghum imported from the U.S., further fueling trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies.
Costa Rica Faces Runoff With Anti-Gay Marriage Candidate Leading

Costa Rica Faces Runoff With Anti-Gay Marriage Candidate Leading

An evangelical lawmaker and a candidate from Costa Rica’s ruling party look set to face each other in a runoff vote to choose the country’s next president, following a first round in which same-sex
May Under Attack Over Brexit With Momentum Behind Rees-Mogg

May Under Attack Over Brexit With Momentum Behind Rees-Mogg

The political tides could finally be turning against Theresa May.
Merkel, SPD Go Into Overtime in German Talks on Next Government

Merkel, SPD Go Into Overtime in German Talks on Next Government

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s talks on renewing her governing alliance with the Social Democrats breached a Sunday deadline as party negotiators seek to clear final hurdles on labor and health
South Africa's Zuma Meets With ANC on His Future, S. Times Says

South Africa's Zuma Meets With ANC on His Future, S. Times Says

Top officials of the ruling African National Congress are to meet Sunday with President Jacob Zuma to discuss his departure from office, the Johannesburg-based Sunday Times reported, citing people
This Strategic Corner of Europe Is Pushing Hard to Join the Core

This Strategic Corner of Europe Is Pushing Hard to Join the Core

As the European Union picks itself up from multiple crises and maps the way ahead, some members are finding they are less welcome than others to share the road.
Trump Feels Vindicated But GOP Lawmakers Want Ongoing Probe

Trump Feels Vindicated But GOP Lawmakers Want Ongoing Probe

Even as President Donald Trump says a disputed Republican memo “totally vindicates ‘Trump’ ” of any collusion with Russia or obstruction of justice in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation,

State Department Calls Trump Drug-Interdiction Remarks Unhelpful

A senior State Department official said that President Donald Trump’s remarks about cutting aid to countries that allow drugs into the U.S. was unhelpful, exposing anew the rift that’s emerged between

North Korea Found to Have Made $200 Million by Dodging UN Sanctions

North Korea received almost $200 million between January and September 2017 from exports of coal, iron, steel and other commodities banned under UN Security Council resolutions meant to crack down on

Mueller Urges Judge to Toss Manafort Suit Over Laundering Case

U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller defended his authority to prosecute former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, and argued in court papers that Manafort improperly seeks to use a civil lawsuit to
U.K. Airlines Scrutinized Over Seat Fees

U.K. Airlines Scrutinized Over Seat Fees

U.K. airlines’ practice of charging for assigned seats is being scrutinized by regulators amid concerns the policy -- which adds as much as 390 million pounds ($550 million) to ticket prices a year --
Memo Leaves Trump Little New Ammunition Against Mueller

Memo Leaves Trump Little New Ammunition Against Mueller

The document may not be as effective as the president wants it to be.
Trudeau Threatens to Leave Nafta Rather Than ‘Take Any Old Deal’

Trudeau Threatens to Leave Nafta Rather Than ‘Take Any Old Deal’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made some of his most aggressive comments to date on dealing with U.S. demands to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement, adding he still thinks he can
Mexico Says U.S. Ties Better Than Ever—and Credits Tillerson

Mexico Says U.S. Ties Better Than Ever—and Credits Tillerson

Given all the tension U.S. President Donald Trump has fomented with Mexico over the border wall and immigration, it was surprising to hear the country’s foreign minister say ties are better than
Trump Says Immigration Deal May Not Be Possible Before DACA Ends

Trump Says Immigration Deal May Not Be Possible Before DACA Ends

President Donald Trump hardened his stance on immigration talks on Friday, saying it may not be possible to reach a deal with Democrats before March 5, when protections for thousands of young
Finnish President Welcomes Baby Boy a Day After Being Sworn In

Finnish President Welcomes Baby Boy a Day After Being Sworn In

Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto, 69, and his wife Jenni Haukio, 40, have welcomed a baby boy.