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Hundreds Detained in Iran as Trump Renews Attack on Regime

Hundreds Detained in Iran as Trump Renews Attack on Regime

Hundreds of people involved in protests roiling Iran since last week have been detained as authorities clamp down on unrest.
EU Can’t ‘Cherry Pick’ Post-Brexit Trade Deal, U.K.’s Davis Says

EU Can’t ‘Cherry Pick’ Post-Brexit Trade Deal, U.K.’s Davis Says

The European Union can’t pick and choose which bits of its economic relationship with Britain it maintains and which it eliminates in any future trade deal, U.K. Brexit Secretary David Davis said,
Death Toll Climbs in Iran's Anti-Government Protests

Death Toll Climbs in Iran's Anti-Government Protests

The death toll in Iran has climbed as security forces clashed with demonstrators voicing their discontent with the country's leaders. Bloomberg's Golnar Motevalli reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
Lighthouse Research's Pigat on Iran Protests

Lighthouse Research's Pigat on Iran Protests

Jean-Paul Pigat, founder and chief economist at Lighthouse Research, discusses the protests in Iran and the role the U.S. plays in them. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source:
Iran State TV: 9 Killed in Nationwide Protests

Iran State TV: 9 Killed in Nationwide Protests

Tehran, Iran (AP) -- Breaking his silence over nationwide protests that included calls for his ouster, Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday blamed the demonstrations on "enemies of Iran," saying they were
North Korea Sends Mixed Messages

North Korea Sends Mixed Messages

John Park, Korea working group director at Harvard Kennedy School, discusses the messages coming from North Korea to the U.S. and to South Korea and the latest round of sanctions on the country. He
Trump Says Pressure Works as North Korea Seeks Seoul Talks

Trump Says Pressure Works as North Korea Seeks Seoul Talks

President Donald Trump claimed his efforts to pressure North Korea are having a “big impact” as South Korea proposed holding talks with Pyongyang on Jan. 9, a move that may ease tensions over the
Trump Says Iran Is Failing on Every Level

Trump Says Iran Is Failing on Every Level

President Trump has called for change in Iran as street protests turn fatal. He posted a series of tweets saying the country is failing on every level. Bloomberg's Dan Ten Kate reports on "Bloomberg
Trump to Hold Pakistan Aid Linked to Action Against Terror

Trump to Hold Pakistan Aid Linked to Action Against Terror

The U.S. will continue to withhold $255 million in military aid to Pakistan as the White House reviews the nation’s "level of cooperation" in fighting terrorism, a National Security Council
Denmark's Prime Minister Commits to Cut Income Tax in 2018

Denmark's Prime Minister Commits to Cut Income Tax in 2018

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said he wants to conclude the government’s planned tax reform this year, targeting income tax cuts for workers with low and medium-sized wages.
U.S. Affirms Pence Plan to Visit Israel This Month After Delay

U.S. Affirms Pence Plan to Visit Israel This Month After Delay

Vice President Mike Pence, who postponed a Middle East trip after Arab leaders denounced the U.S. for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, will come this month despite speculation that he had
Islamic State Threat Endures After Defeats, U.S. General Warns

Islamic State Threat Endures After Defeats, U.S. General Warns

The U.S. general commanding forces against the Islamic State said it has lost 98 percent of the land it claimed and 7.7 million people have been liberated from its control, but warned the group could
US VP Pence's Planned Visit to Israel Up in the Air Again

US VP Pence's Planned Visit to Israel Up in the Air Again

Jerusalem (AP) -- Israel's Foreign Ministry on Monday said an expected visit by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence appears to have been postponed again.
Trump Calls for Change in ‘Failing’ Iran as Protests Turn Fatal

Trump Calls for Change in ‘Failing’ Iran as Protests Turn Fatal

U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran is failing and called for a change there, as security forces clashed with demonstrators rallying in a rare show of displeasure with the country’s leaders.
Death Toll in Iran Protests Climbs as Rouhani Calls for Calm

Death Toll in Iran Protests Climbs as Rouhani Calls for Calm

The death toll in protests that have agitated Iran over the past five days climbed, as security forces clashed with demonstrators rallying in a rare show of displeasure with the country’s leaders.
North Korea’s Olympics Peace Bid Tests U.S.-South Korea Alliance

North Korea’s Olympics Peace Bid Tests U.S.-South Korea Alliance

After a year filled with nuclear provocations that raised fears of a devastating war in Northeast Asia, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un started 2018 on an optimistic note.
North Korea Signals Olympics Truce, Seeks Talks With Seoul

North Korea Signals Olympics Truce, Seeks Talks With Seoul

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called for urgent talks with South Korea to make the Winter Olympics next month a success even while repeating claims that he could strike the U.S. with a nuclear bomb
Kim Jong Un Says Nuclear Button to Hit U.S. ‘Always on My Desk’

Kim Jong Un Says Nuclear Button to Hit U.S. ‘Always on My Desk’

Kim Jong Un repeated claims that he could hit the U.S. with a nuclear weapon, saying that its deterrent is “irreversible” and would prevent President Donald Trump from starting a war.
U.S. Courts Will Review Rules After Sexual Harassment Claims

U.S. Courts Will Review Rules After Sexual Harassment Claims

The federal judiciary will examine its practices for responding to claims of sexual harassment, U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts said weeks after a prominent appellate judge retired amid a misconduct
Macron Declares 2018 ‘Decisive Year’ for Europe to Get Stronger

Macron Declares 2018 ‘Decisive Year’ for Europe to Get Stronger

France’s Emmanuel Macron declared 2018 “a decisive year” and said cooperation between France and Germany is necessary for Europe to become economically stronger and be a global leader on equal footing