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What You Need to Know About the Irish Border’s Role in Brexit

What You Need to Know About the Irish Border’s Role in Brexit

With the two sides facing off over the fine print of their separation, Ireland’s border is one of the key issues to iron out.
Brexit Countdown: Key Dates on the Way to December's Deadline

Brexit Countdown: Key Dates on the Way to December's Deadline

The U.K. and the European Union want negotiations on their post-Brexit relationship to start by the end of the year. For that to happen, the two sides must first overcome a stalemate over the

UN War Crimes Tribunal Sentences Ratko Mladic to Life Imprisonment

UN war crimes tribunal sentences Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment.
Lebanon's Hariri Delays Resignation, Vows to Protect Nation

Lebanon's Hariri Delays Resignation, Vows to Protect Nation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said he has accepted a request from the nation’s president to delay his resignation to allow for consultations on the reasons that led to it, temporarily defusing a
The Tech Giants’ Secret War Against Fake News Is Too Secret

The Tech Giants’ Secret War Against Fake News Is Too Secret

We know the internet companies can make more progress against lies and terror through transparency. Look at what they just did with their algorithms.
What’s at Stake With Brazil’s Pension Bill

What’s at Stake With Brazil’s Pension Bill

Brazil’s Congress may vote as early as December on President Michel Temer’s flagship proposal to cap pension spending.
Netflix Steps Into Quebec Political Fray After Deal With Trudeau

Netflix Steps Into Quebec Political Fray After Deal With Trudeau

Netflix is getting a taste of Canadian identity politics.
Russian Lawmakers Pass Law Allowing Crackdown on Foreign Media

Russian Lawmakers Pass Law Allowing Crackdown on Foreign Media

Russian senators gave final approval to legislation rushed through parliament that allows authorities to crack down on foreign media in retaliation for U.S. actions against Kremlin-funded broadcaster
The GOP’s Strategy for Killing Obamacare Now Looks Like This

The GOP’s Strategy for Killing Obamacare Now Looks Like This

For Senate Republicans, repeal of the individual mandate is a beautiful twofer—with a big risk attached.
AT&T Case Vaults Antitrust Chief From Obscurity to Spotlight

AT&T Case Vaults Antitrust Chief From Obscurity to Spotlight

The outcome is likely to establish him either as a bold enforcer or someone in over his head.
Senate GOP Tucks Future ‘Traps’ for Multinationals Into Tax Bill

Senate GOP Tucks Future ‘Traps’ for Multinationals Into Tax Bill

Senate Republicans tucked some multibillion-dollar tax increases for corporations into the 515-page tax bill they released this week -- spring-loaded hikes that would begin after 2024 if the economy
AT&T Suit Shows Web Has Enough Rules, Open Internet Foes Say

AT&T Suit Shows Web Has Enough Rules, Open Internet Foes Say

People who cheered the Federal Communications Commission’s move to reject Obama-era net neutrality rules Tuesday say the government already has all the power it needs to regulate internet service

Key Ally to South Africa's ANC Seeks to Limit President's Powers

The Congress of South African Trade Unions is seeking to alter the balance of power in its alliance with the ruling African National Congress and wants the party to change its constitution to limit
Hariri Marks Lebanon Independence as Powers Loom Large

Hariri Marks Lebanon Independence as Powers Loom Large

Prime Minister Saad Hariri returned to Lebanon after a near-three-week absence to tackle a crisis triggered by his shock resignation from Saudi Arabia, a decision that has thrust his fragile country
New Era for Zimbabwe as Mugabe Resigns as President

New Era for Zimbabwe as Mugabe Resigns as President

Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe, ending his 37-year rule and sparking scenes of wild celebrations throughout the capital. Bloomberg's Arabile Gumede reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
The ‘Crocodile’ Emerges as the Improbable Savior of Zimbabwe

The ‘Crocodile’ Emerges as the Improbable Savior of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is turning its weary eyes to Emmerson Mnangagwa, the man known as the crocodile who was Robert Mugabe’s right-hand man for much of his 37-year rule.

Divers Group Says It's Building U.A.E. Naval Base in Somaliland

Divers Marine Contracting LLC started construction of a United Arab Emirates naval base in a semi-autonomous region of northern Somalia.
A World Without Merkel

A World Without Merkel

After the collapse of coalition talks, the German chancellor is looking weaker than ever.
Trump Is Staying in Syria, Where America’s Enemies Hold All the Cards

Trump Is Staying in Syria, Where America’s Enemies Hold All the Cards

Washington’s rivals, and some of its allies, are teaming up on a peace plan.
Corbyn Means Business: Investor Guide to Labour's Plan for U.K.

Corbyn Means Business: Investor Guide to Labour's Plan for U.K.

With Prime Minister Theresa May under fire from her own Conservatives and Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition Labour Party leading in the U.K. polls, the chances are rising for a third election in as many