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Iran’s Bid to Integrate With Global Economy Coming to an End

Iran’s Bid to Integrate With Global Economy Coming to an End

Iran’s six-year push to integrate with the global economy appears to be coming to an end.
Man Who Cut Libya’s Oil Supply Is Getting Harder to Handle

Man Who Cut Libya’s Oil Supply Is Getting Harder to Handle

No one, it seems, was able to reason with Khalifa Haftar. If the idea was for an impressive cast of big hitters to apply enough pressure to bring the 76-year-old Libyan military commander to heel, it
Johnson Stays Away From Davos to Push Populist U.K. Agenda

Johnson Stays Away From Davos to Push Populist U.K. Agenda

As the global rich gather in Davos, Boris Johnson is reminding voters in Britain why he called his new administration the “people’s government.”
Orban May Win Reprieve as EU Party Divided Over Expulsion

Orban May Win Reprieve as EU Party Divided Over Expulsion

The European Union’s biggest political group is leaning toward delaying an anticipated vote on whether to expel Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s party from its ranks as consensus hasn’t been
Mystery China Virus Spreads in Asia, Infects Health Workers

Mystery China Virus Spreads in Asia, Infects Health Workers

A new SARS-like virus that originated in central China is spreading from person-to-person and has sickened medical workers, heightening concern about the risk of wider transmission.
South Africa Misses Deadline to Bail Out Its National Carrier

South Africa Misses Deadline to Bail Out Its National Carrier

South African Airways said all flights are operating normally as the government looks for ways to provide 2 billion rand ($138 million) in funding for the embattled national carrier.
Hedge Fund Makes Huge Bet on Korean Governance Change

Hedge Fund Makes Huge Bet on Korean Governance Change

A Seoul hedge fund is making a massive bet that hinges on changes in the chronic issue of South Korea’s corporate governance.
Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro Appeals for Direct Talks with Trump

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro Appeals for Direct Talks with Trump

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro called for direct talks with the U.S., saying its support for opposition leader Juan Guaido has failed.
Libya’s Oil Output Plunges as Cease-Fire Talks Come Up Short

Libya’s Oil Output Plunges as Cease-Fire Talks Come Up Short

Libya’s eastern strongman kept virtually all of the nation’s oil fields shut, in a show of defiance after world leaders failed to persuade him to sign a peace deal ending the OPEC country’s civil war.
Libya’s Uncertain Truce Prospects Dog International Meeting

Libya’s Uncertain Truce Prospects Dog International Meeting

An international conclave meant to bring together Libya’s warring leaders and their foreign supporters is getting under way in Berlin as questions hover over the prospects for a proposed truce that’s
Trump’s China Deal Is His Hedge Against Impeachment Damage

Trump’s China Deal Is His Hedge Against Impeachment Damage

Hours before the seven House Democrats managers marched articles of impeachment across the Capitol last week, President Donald Trump secured what he’s relying on to counter any political damage -- a
Hong Kong $1.5 Billion Fund Bets 2020 Is ‘Year of the Renminbi’

Hong Kong $1.5 Billion Fund Bets 2020 Is ‘Year of the Renminbi’

The year of the rat, soon to be kicked off after China’s lunar New Year, is lining up to be a strong year for China’s currency and its government bonds.
Trump to Mingle With Elites in Davos as Impeachment Trial Opens

Trump to Mingle With Elites in Davos as Impeachment Trial Opens

Donald Trump is heading back to Davos, poised to hail his economic record as vindication of an “America First” agenda to the world’s elite while lawmakers back home weigh his impeachment.
Abe Says It’s ‘Outer Space’ and Beyond for U.S. Treaty

Abe Says It’s ‘Outer Space’ and Beyond for U.S. Treaty

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to bolster his country's role under its security pact with the U.S. in “outer space and cyberspace,” as the allies marked the 60th anniversary of a treaty
Iran Isn’t Planning to Release Data From Downed Plane: IRNA

Iran Isn’t Planning to Release Data From Downed Plane: IRNA

Iran has “no plans for now” to send the black box from the plane that crashed after taking off from Tehran earlier this month to Ukraine or any other country, the state-run Islamic Republic News
House of Lords Could Move to North of England Under Proposal

House of Lords Could Move to North of England Under Proposal

Moving the House of Lords out of London is one of a number of ideas under consideration to make sure every part of the U.K. “feels properly connected to politics,” Conservative Party Chairman James
Lebanon to Release Protesters Detained After Night of Riots

Lebanon to Release Protesters Detained After Night of Riots

Lebanon's public prosecutor ordered the release Sunday of more than 30 people detained the previous evening, according to the National State News agency, in the worst day of violence since protests
Israel Building Underground Defense System on Lebanon Border

Israel Building Underground Defense System on Lebanon Border

Israel's military said it began construction of an underground defense system Sunday along its northern frontier with Lebanon to protect against cross-border tunnels.
Israel Installs Technology to Detect Tunneling From Lebanon

Israel Installs Technology to Detect Tunneling From Lebanon

Israel is embedding new technology to detect militants tunneling into its territory from Lebanon, according to military spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus.
‘Game of Thrones’ Has Nothing on Lesotho Murder Drama

‘Game of Thrones’ Has Nothing on Lesotho Murder Drama

Even in a country known for its volatile politics, the latest crisis in the tiny southern African kingdom of Lesotho is worthy of an HBO drama series.