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Everything You Need to Know About the U.S.-Japan Defense Treaty Irking Trump

Everything You Need to Know About the U.S.-Japan Defense Treaty Irking Trump

A longstanding defense treaty between the U.S. and Japan is the latest international agreement to attract the ire of President Donald Trump. He is said to have mused about withdrawing from the treaty
Brexit Bulletin: Is There a Plan?

Brexit Bulletin: Is There a Plan?

Today in Brexit: Boris Johnson says he can get a no-deal through Parliament, even as Tory MPs mobilize to stop it.
Sudan Rulers Vow to Free Rebel Prisoners as Step to Peace Talks

Sudan Rulers Vow to Free Rebel Prisoners as Step to Peace Talks

Sudan’s ruling military pledged to release all imprisoned anti-government rebels as a step toward talks to end long-running insurgencies in Darfur and the country’s south.
Brussels Edition: Top-Job Tensions

Brussels Edition: Top-Job Tensions

Welcome to the Brussels Edition, Bloomberg’s daily briefing on what matters most in the heart of the European Union. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every weekday morning.
Trump Backs Unlikely Duo for Middle East Peace 'Deal of the Century'

Trump Backs Unlikely Duo for Middle East Peace 'Deal of the Century'

One’s a spokesman for an Israeli settlement in the West Bank. His Palestinian partner is derided at home as a traitor to the national cause.
India Plans to Offer Incentives to Companies Moving From China

India Plans to Offer Incentives to Companies Moving From China

India is weighing offering incentives to attract companies moving out of China amid its trade war with the U.S., a person familiar with the development said.
New Sanctions Make Sure Iran Won’t Come to Table, Says National Iranian American Council

New Sanctions Make Sure Iran Won’t Come to Table, Says National Iranian American Council

Trita Parsi, founder of the National Iranian American Council, discusses the U.S. sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader and what it means for relations between the two countries. He speaks on “Bloomberg
Iran Says Diplomatic Path Closed After U.S. Sanctions Khamenei

Iran Says Diplomatic Path Closed After U.S. Sanctions Khamenei

Iran said the path to a diplomatic solution with the U.S. had closed after the Trump administration imposed sanctions against its supreme leader and other top officials, raising tensions days after
Dubrovnik Has Game of Thrones Fame But All It Wants Is the Euro

Dubrovnik Has Game of Thrones Fame But All It Wants Is the Euro

Dependent on tourism, Croatia is embracing all things euro and aims to take the next step toward membership.
Japan Says Safety of Ships in Hormuz Is a Matter of ‘Life and Death’

Japan Says Safety of Ships in Hormuz Is a Matter of ‘Life and Death’

Japan sees ensuring the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz as a matter of life and death in terms of its energy security, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said.
Trump Pressured by Congress to Stay Tough on Huawei

Trump Pressured by Congress to Stay Tough on Huawei

As U.S. and Chinese officials discuss arrangements for the meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G-20 in Osaka, Trump’s apparent plan to use Huawei as a bargaining chip for a deal is
Trump Muses Privately About Ending Postwar Japan Defense Pact

Trump Muses Privately About Ending Postwar Japan Defense Pact

President Donald Trump has recently mused to confidants about withdrawing from a longstanding defense treaty with Japan, according to three people familiar with the matter, in his latest complaint
How Erdogan's Own Mistakes Helped Fuel the Popularity of a New Rival

How Erdogan's Own Mistakes Helped Fuel the Popularity of a New Rival

A series of miscalculations and a refusal to recognize the depth of discontent with a weakening economy and years of divisive rule handed Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan the biggest setback of
U.S., China Discuss Xi-Trump Talks as Trade War Simmers

U.S., China Discuss Xi-Trump Talks as Trade War Simmers

U.S. and Chinese officials are discussing arrangements for the meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping at the G-20 Summit in Osaka. China’s vice commerce minister said in Beijing that the aim
White House Rejects House Panel's Request for Conway's Testimony

White House Rejects House Panel's Request for Conway's Testimony

The White House counsel’s letter was yet another instance of the Trump administration’s refusal to cooperate with congressional inquiries led by Democrats who now control the House.
Trump Plans to Meet With Xi, Putin and Erdogan This Week at G-20

Trump Plans to Meet With Xi, Putin and Erdogan This Week at G-20

President Donald Trump will meet with China’s Xi Jinping, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Turkey’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan while attending the Group of 20 summit later this week in Japan, White House
U.S. Plays Down Expectations for Trump-Xi Meeting With Hard Line

U.S. Plays Down Expectations for Trump-Xi Meeting With Hard Line

U.S. officials sought to play down expectations for a highly-anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping this week, insisting the U.S. wasn’t prepared to compromise on
Iran and U.S. Trade Blame at UN as Security Council Urges Calm

Iran and U.S. Trade Blame at UN as Security Council Urges Calm

The U.S. and Iran blamed each other for rising tensions as they exchanged barbs at the United Nations on Monday while other members urged both sides to de-escalate.
U.S. Sees Russia, China, Iran Trying to Influence 2020 Elections

U.S. Sees Russia, China, Iran Trying to Influence 2020 Elections

A Trump administration official said that Russia, China, and Iran are trying to manipulate U.S. public opinion ahead of the 2020 elections but that none has successfully corrupted physical election
Stanford Offers $4.7 Billion for California Housing, Transit

Stanford Offers $4.7 Billion for California Housing, Transit

Stanford University, hoping to appease officials opposed to its planned expansion, is offering to spend $4.7 billion to relieve pressures on housing and transit that are plaguing residents of