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Maduro Regime Strips Opposition Leader Guaido of Immunity

Maduro Regime Strips Opposition Leader Guaido of Immunity

President Nicolas Maduro’s Constituent Assembly, stacked with socialist-party loyalists, stripped opposition leader Juan Guaido of his immunity from prosecution Tuesday, as the government ratchets up
Australia’s Windfall Surplus Buys Morrison Election Ammunition

Australia’s Windfall Surplus Buys Morrison Election Ammunition

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government pledged sweeping tax cuts and forecast Australia’s first surplus in more than a decade in a budget aimed at engineering a come-from-behind election victory.
Brussels Edition: French Disconnection

Brussels Edition: French Disconnection

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Najib's First 1MDB Trial Starts in Key Test for Malaysia

Najib's First 1MDB Trial Starts in Key Test for Malaysia

The first of many trials for Malaysia’s former premier Najib Razak will serve as a key test of the nation’s readiness to get to the bottom of the 1MDB scandal.
China Moves to Define ‘Belt and Road’ Projects for First Time

China Moves to Define ‘Belt and Road’ Projects for First Time

China is drafting rules for overseas investments to be considered part of President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road Initiative, according to people familiar with the matter, marking the first attempt to
Russia and Ukraine Fight, But Their People Seek Reconciliation

Russia and Ukraine Fight, But Their People Seek Reconciliation

Thousands have died in five years of war, and a recent poll shows citizens in both countries are ready to move on.
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Get up to speed with what’s moving markets
Italy's League May Seek Revised Coalition Pact After EU Vote

Italy's League May Seek Revised Coalition Pact After EU Vote

Italy’s League may seek to rewrite its government “contract” with coalition partner the Five Star Movement if it scores strongly in next month’s European parliamentary elections, a senior party
Argentina Gets $10.8 Billion From IMF as Peso Hits Record Low

Argentina Gets $10.8 Billion From IMF as Peso Hits Record Low

Government plans to use credit to cover budget, stabilize peso
Kudlow Sees No Letup in China Talks as Both Sides Cite Progress

Kudlow Sees No Letup in China Talks as Both Sides Cite Progress

President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said the U.S. and China will continue intense discussions to reach a trade deal as both sides tout progress at the negotiating table.
ECB’s Mersch Chides Countries for Insufficient Reform Progress

ECB’s Mersch Chides Countries for Insufficient Reform Progress

Euro-area countries haven’t been zealous enough in implementing structural reforms in recent years, European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch said.
House Democrats Sue to Block Spending on Trump's Border Wall

House Democrats Sue to Block Spending on Trump's Border Wall

The Democrat-led U.S. House of Representatives sued to block President Donald Trump from tapping as much as $8.1 billion for the start of construction of a wall along the nation’s southern border,
Pity for Draghi Mounts in Despair at Europe's Growth Inertia

Pity for Draghi Mounts in Despair at Europe's Growth Inertia

Economists gathered at an epicenter of Europe’s slowdown said there’s increasing urgency for political action to foster growth and shift the burden from the region’s monetary officials.
Modi's Popularity Back to Peak Levels on Air Strike, Survey Says

Modi's Popularity Back to Peak Levels on Air Strike, Survey Says

India’s air strikes against a terrorist camp in Pakistan, a new jobs quota and cash handouts to farmers have lifted Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity back to peak levels, according to a
Djibouti Needed Help, China Had Money, and Now the U.S. and France Are Worried

Djibouti Needed Help, China Had Money, and Now the U.S. and France Are Worried

The African nation is tiny, poor, strategically located—and deeply in debt to Beijing.
Thai Military Aims Crosshairs on Young Party Taking on Junta

Thai Military Aims Crosshairs on Young Party Taking on Junta

Thailand’s military establishment is intensifying attacks on a young political party that surged in March’s general election and whose 40-year-old leader is the newest symbol of opposition to the
Crises Intensify on Both Sides of the Atlantic: Weekend Reads

Crises Intensify on Both Sides of the Atlantic: Weekend Reads

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Iran Will Need to Tap Wealth Fund for Flood Damage, ISNA Reports

Iran Will Need to Tap Wealth Fund for Flood Damage, ISNA Reports

Flood damage in western Iran exceeds the government’s budget for disaster relief and officials will have to tap the country’s sovereign wealth fund to cover reconstruction costs, the semi-official
Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Full’ and Can’t Accommodate More Migrants

Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Full’ and Can’t Accommodate More Migrants

President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “full,” and can’t accommodate any more migrants from Latin America, capping a week of heated threats against Mexico over undocumented migration and the flow of
Trump’s Border Threats Snarl Truck Traffic

Trump’s Border Threats Snarl Truck Traffic

It’s become a complete mess for trucks hauling goods from Mexico to the U.S., snarling transport at some of the busiest border crossings in the world.
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