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Egypt’s Sisi Hints at Sale of Stakes of Military-Run Companies

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi said Thursday that offerings of state companies on the stock market could include those run by the military as he vowed to press ahead with a stream of new

China Warns Risks Are Increasing After Biggest Party Meeting

China’s ruling Communist Party warned that internal and external risks were increasing after wrapping up its most important meeting of the year.
China Doubts Long-Term Trade Deal Possible With Trump

China Doubts Long-Term Trade Deal Possible With Trump

Chinese officials are casting doubts about reaching a comprehensive long-term trade deal with the U.S. even as the two sides get close to signing a “phase one” agreement.

North Korea Stirs Tension by Firing Two Unidentified Projectiles

North Korea fired at least two projectiles consistent with ballistic missiles that landed off its eastern coast, reminding world leaders of its stalled nuclear talks with the U.S. ahead of a regional
Trump Team Hopes to Expand Base to Democratic-Held States

Trump Team Hopes to Expand Base to Democratic-Held States

Flush with cash, Donald Trump’s re-election team envisions a greatly expanded campaign map in which he’ll challenge his Democratic opponent in blue states he narrowly lost in 2016, including

Trump Impeachment Vote to Open Intense Public Phase of Inquiry

House Democrats hold a historic vote on Thursday to kick off the public phase of an inquiry of President Donald Trump that moves significantly closer to a vote to impeach him.
Indian Kashmir No Longer a State as Autonomy Formally Ends

Indian Kashmir No Longer a State as Autonomy Formally Ends

India’s restive region of Jammu and Kashmir formally ceased to be a state Thursday and stood divided into two federally-controlled territories, close to three months after the government of Prime
Brexit Bulletin: It Could Get Ugly

Brexit Bulletin: It Could Get Ugly

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Conan the Dog, Injured in Baghdadi Raid, Gets White House Visit

Conan the Dog, Injured in Baghdadi Raid, Gets White House Visit

The U.S. military working dog who was part of the raid that ended in the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, will get a hero’s welcome from the President of the United States at the
Sell Assets Now, Says South African Treasury. Unions Push Back

Sell Assets Now, Says South African Treasury. Unions Push Back

South Africa’s Treasury wants to forge ahead with long-stalled plans to sell state assets to shore up the nation’s shaky finances despite opposition from other government departments and labor unions.
Qatar Prepares for Legislative Elections After 15-Year Delay

Qatar Prepares for Legislative Elections After 15-Year Delay

Qatar moved a step closer to holding legislative elections Wednesday after delaying them repeatedly for over a decade.
Brexit Is Bringing Out the Worst in Britain

Brexit Is Bringing Out the Worst in Britain

The campaign is likely to be brutal and the outcome will determine what kind of U.K. emerges on the other side.
Afghan Casualties Surged to Record Ahead of Election, U.S. Says

Afghan Casualties Surged to Record Ahead of Election, U.S. Says

Attacks against the civilian population in Afghanistan surged to a record before the September presidential elections, according to a Pentagon watchdog that has been tracking the war that began 18
HKEX Chief Says China’s Lack of Trust Hurt Hong Kong Experiment

HKEX Chief Says China’s Lack of Trust Hurt Hong Kong Experiment

China’s plan to allow Hong Kong autonomy had “fundamental flaws” from the start because Beijing never trusted the former British colony to uphold its rule, the head of the city’s stock exchange said.
Trump Campaign Holds ‘Witch Hunt’ Halloween Party in Pennsylvania

Trump Campaign Holds ‘Witch Hunt’ Halloween Party in Pennsylvania

Joyce Bollini, in a tall black witch hat, gestured at her yellow T-shirt when asked why she and her friend Cynthia Lane, attended a Trump campaign Halloween “Witch Hunt Party” in Lancaster County,
Chile Cancels APEC Summit Where Trump Had Hoped to Sign China Accord

Chile Cancels APEC Summit Where Trump Had Hoped to Sign China Accord

The U.S. and China had seemed all set to sign a “phase 1” trade deal in a couple of weeks at the APEC Summit in Santiago, but now, Chile has cancelled the meeting due to ongoing protests. So where
Boeing CEO Bashed in Congress as Stock Shrugs Off Max Risk

Boeing CEO Bashed in Congress as Stock Shrugs Off Max Risk

Boeing Co. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg was pummeled with calls to resign, attacks on his integrity and condemnation of a flight-control system linked to two fatal 737 Max crashes as he
Japan Sees Second Cabinet Member Resignation in a Week

Japan Sees Second Cabinet Member Resignation in a Week

Prospects for an election in Japan before year-end appeared to fade after a series of scandals and gaffes in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s new cabinet, with a second minister resigning in the space of a
Corbyn Starts U.K. Election Campaign Attacking ‘Corrupt System’

Corbyn Starts U.K. Election Campaign Attacking ‘Corrupt System’

Jeremy Corbyn will blast what he calls the U.K.’s “corrupt system” as he kick-starts Labour’s campaign to overthrow Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives in the Dec. 12 general election.
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