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Trade Deals Risk a Short Shelf Life Under Trump

Trade Deals Risk a Short Shelf Life Under Trump

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Huawei Iran-Sanctions Evidence Deemed Too Risky for China to See

Huawei Iran-Sanctions Evidence Deemed Too Risky for China to See

Some evidence used to charge Huawei Technologies Co. with bank fraud and violating U.S. sanctions on Iran was deemed so sensitive that the Chinese telecom giant’s lawyers must now take unusual steps
Trans Mountain Approval Sharpens Indigenous Canadian Divide

Trans Mountain Approval Sharpens Indigenous Canadian Divide

The approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion has sharpened divisions between Canada’s indigenous communities, with some fiercely opposing the line and others seeking to own it.
Hong Kong Police Tactics Under Fire as Legislature Resumes

Hong Kong Police Tactics Under Fire as Legislature Resumes

Opposition lawmakers pressed Hong Kong’s security chief on whether police had used excessive force on protesters last Wednesday outside the city’s legislature, as tactics used by officers during a
Romania Readies $474 Million 5G Auction, With No Huawei Ban

Romania Readies $474 Million 5G Auction, With No Huawei Ban

Romania plans to start selling the frequency spectrum needed for 5G wireless networks in the fourth quarter of this year, in an auction that may yield about 2 billion lei ($474 million) in state
Rouhani Says Changes to Nuclear Program 'Minimum' Iran Could Do

Rouhani Says Changes to Nuclear Program 'Minimum' Iran Could Do

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran’s decision to end its compliance with some measures within the nuclear deal were the “minimum” that the Islamic Republic could do in response to the U.S. violating
Central America Encourages Migrants to Leave—And Then Rakes in U.S. Dollars

Central America Encourages Migrants to Leave—And Then Rakes in U.S. Dollars

The three Northern Triangle nations have done little to provide for the poor.
Turkey Is Wrong to Believe It Can Make a Deal With Trump: Teneo

Turkey Is Wrong to Believe It Can Make a Deal With Trump: Teneo

The Trump administration is weighing three sanctions packages to punish Turkey over its purchases of the Russian S-400 missile-defense system, according to people familiar with the matter. Wolfango
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Has a Coming-Out Party

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Has a Coming-Out Party

The mainstream business lobby is helping train its members how to address LGBTQ issues.
Trump Pressed to Fill Top Pentagon Job With Iran Tension Brewing

Trump Pressed to Fill Top Pentagon Job With Iran Tension Brewing

President Donald Trump faces pressure to choose a new Pentagon chief quickly amid rising tensions with Iran, but the abrupt and messy withdrawal of his previous pick, Patrick Shanahan, has raised
Fed Signals Law Is on Its Side If Trump Tries to Remove Powell

Fed Signals Law Is on Its Side If Trump Tries to Remove Powell

The world’s most powerful central bank is making clear it thinks the law is on its side if President Donald Trump tries to remove Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chairman.
Cyprus Ghost Town Becomes Pawn in Drilling Dispute With Turkey

Cyprus Ghost Town Becomes Pawn in Drilling Dispute With Turkey

A ghost town in Cyprus’s Turkish-controlled north has become the latest pawn in the conflict surrounding Turkey’s drilling for natural gas off the island’s shore.
Echoing Beijing, Duterte’s Government Now Calls Boat Collision an ‘Accident’

Echoing Beijing, Duterte’s Government Now Calls Boat Collision an ‘Accident’

The Philippine government has fallen in with Beijing’s explanation that a Chinese vessel didn’t intentionally hit a Filipino boat in the South China Sea on June 9.
Johnson Builds Huge Lead in U.K. Leadership Race: Brexit Update

Johnson Builds Huge Lead in U.K. Leadership Race: Brexit Update

Boris Johnson surged even further ahead of his rivals in the contest to become the U.K.’s next prime minister on Wednesday.
Brexit Bulletin: Early Election?

Brexit Bulletin: Early Election?

Today in Brexit: Boris Johnson extends his lead, and drops a hint about an early election.
Malaysia Central Bank Chief Guards Against Another 1MDB

Malaysia Central Bank Chief Guards Against Another 1MDB

Malaysia’s central bank is strengthening safeguards to avoid a repeat of the 1MDB scandal, Governor Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said in a wide-ranging interview.
India's Parliament Elects Low-Profile Om Birla as Speaker

India's Parliament Elects Low-Profile Om Birla as Speaker

India’s lower house of parliament elected Om Birla, a second-term federal lawmaker from ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, as speaker to oversee a chamber known for its rowdy debates and frequent
What to Expect When Trump, Xi Meet

What to Expect When Trump, Xi Meet

President Donald Trump has confirmed he will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Japan next week to relaunch trade talks after a month-long stalemate. Bloomberg’s Derek Wallbank reports on
Merkel Sees ‘Strong Evidence’ Iran Attacked Gulf Oil Tankers

Merkel Sees ‘Strong Evidence’ Iran Attacked Gulf Oil Tankers

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there is “strong evidence” supporting a U.S. accusation that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.