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Turkish Court Hands Down Life Sentences in Coup Trial

Turkish Court Hands Down Life Sentences in Coup Trial

Ankara, Turkey (AP) -- A Turkish court has sentenced 128 people accused of being among the ringleaders of the failed military coup in 2016, to life terms in prison, according to Turkish media.
Malaysia Leader Says ‘No Proof’ Russia to Blame for MH17 Downing

Malaysia Leader Says ‘No Proof’ Russia to Blame for MH17 Downing

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said there’s “no proof” Russia is to blame for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine.
Pound to Fall Amid Economic, Financial, Political Instability: Alphabook

Pound to Fall Amid Economic, Financial, Political Instability: Alphabook

Martin Malone, chief economic adviser at Alphabook, says the pound will continue to weaken amid ongoing economic, financial and political instability. He also discusses Bank of England policy on
EU Leaders Talk Top Jobs

EU Leaders Talk Top Jobs

Leaders from around the region head to Brussels today for another round of talks to elect the next commission president with the role of ECB President and European Council President up for grabs.
Ex-Interpol Chief Pleads Guilty to Bribery in China Court

Ex-Interpol Chief Pleads Guilty to Bribery in China Court

China said former Interpol President Meng Hongwei pleaded guilty to taking bribes, state media said Thursday, months after going missing during a visit to his home country.
Brexit Bulletin: The Path to Power

Brexit Bulletin: The Path to Power

Today in Brexit: As Boris Johnson moves a step closer to power, his supporters are already war-gaming an early election.
Putin Defends Record as Angry Russians Say Life Is Getting Worse

Putin Defends Record as Angry Russians Say Life Is Getting Worse

Facing a wave of complaints about low salaries and poor living standards at his annual call-in show with the public, President Vladimir Putin insisted that life is getting better for ordinary Russians
North Korea Missiles Still Lack Capabilities, U.S. General Says

North Korea Missiles Still Lack Capabilities, U.S. General Says

North Korea has made minimal advances in the capabilities needed for an effective nuclear missile that could reach the American mainland, according to the U.S.’s No. 2 military official.
Sen. Romney Pushes to Stop Trump From Using Huawei to Get Trade Deal

Sen. Romney Pushes to Stop Trump From Using Huawei to Get Trade Deal

Senator Mitt Romney is trying to prevent President Donald Trump from doing what many in Congress fear he plans to: Going easy on Huawei as part of a trade deal with Beijing. Selina Wang reports on
Brussels Edition: Who Gets What?

Brussels Edition: Who Gets What?

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 Again Downplays Iranian Attack After Navy Drone Shot Down

Trump Again Downplays Iranian Attack After Navy Drone Shot Down

President Donald Trump downplayed Iran’s attack on a U.S. Navy drone in the Persian Gulf that escalated regional tensions and fueled a surge in oil prices, suggesting a “loose and stupid” individual
Xi and Kim to Meet in Pyongyang

Xi and Kim to Meet in Pyongyang

China’s Xi Jinping and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un are expected to meet later on Thursday behind closed doors in Pyongyang. It’s the first such visit in 14 years by a Chinese president. Bloomberg’s
Romney Aims to Stop Trump From Using Huawei to Win a Trade Deal

Romney Aims to Stop Trump From Using Huawei to Win a Trade Deal

Senator Mitt Romney is trying to prevent President Trump from doing what many in Congress fear he plans to – go easy on Huawei as part of a trade deal with China. The senator has submitted an
Trump Believes He Has the Authority to Replace Powell at Fed

Trump Believes He Has the Authority to Replace Powell at Fed

President Donald Trump has told confidants as recently as Wednesday that he believes he has the authority to replace Jerome Powell as chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, according to people
U.K. Tories to Pick Final Two Candidates to Succeed May

U.K. Tories to Pick Final Two Candidates to Succeed May

U.K. Conservative members of Parliament will choose the final shortlist of two candidates to succeed Theresa May as prime minister Thursday, a day after the favorite, Boris Johnson, stretched his lead
Libyan Strongman Haftar Says Offensive on Tripoli Will Go On

Libyan Strongman Haftar Says Offensive on Tripoli Will Go On

Libya’s eastern commander, Khalifa Haftar, vowed to press ahead with an offensive on the capital until militias there are disbanded, despite mounting international pressure to end the conflict that
New Zealand Opens Gun Buyback Offer After Mosque Terror Attacks

New Zealand Opens Gun Buyback Offer After Mosque Terror Attacks

New Zealand has opened a six-month firearms buyback and amnesty in a bid to rid the country of the sort of semi-automatic weapons used in the March 15 massacre that left 51 people dead.
Senate to Vote on Blocking Saudi Arms Sale in Rebuke to Trump

Senate to Vote on Blocking Saudi Arms Sale in Rebuke to Trump

The Senate will vote Thursday on resolutions to halt arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries under an agreement between Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Bob Menendez, the top
UN Security Council Gets New Report on May 12 Tanker Attacks

UN Security Council Gets New Report on May 12 Tanker Attacks

The United Nations Security Council has received more details about attacks on four tankers off the United Arab Emirates that predated the pair of strikes in the Gulf of Oman last week that the U.S.
Next U.K. Premier Might Need to Go Back to People, Hammond Says

Next U.K. Premier Might Need to Go Back to People, Hammond Says

U.K. Chancellor Philip Hammond will urge the Tory leadership contenders to consider holding a general election or second referendum in order to break the Brexit impasse, rather than an economically