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Wildfire Smoke Sparks Worries for Australian Wine Growers

Wildfire Smoke Sparks Worries for Australian Wine Growers

The devastating wildfires that swept through the east and south of Australia in recent months could have yet another consequence -- spoiling some of the 2020 wine vintage in a country that counts
Trump Seeks ‘Hundreds of Billions’ for U.S.: Davos Update

Trump Seeks ‘Hundreds of Billions’ for U.S.: Davos Update

The world’s rich and powerful are in Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum’s 50th annual meeting, and the gathering will be closely watched to see how the global elite aims to tackle issues
Brussels Edition: Back from the Brink

Brussels Edition: Back from the Brink

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.
Thai Court Says Opposition Party Not Guilty of Seeking to Oust Monarchy

Thai Court Says Opposition Party Not Guilty of Seeking to Oust Monarchy

Thailand’s second-biggest opposition party escaped dissolution Tuesday after being acquitted of seeking to oust the monarchy.
Ethiopia Pushes Privatization to Give Its Economy a Sugar Rush

Ethiopia Pushes Privatization to Give Its Economy a Sugar Rush

The government needs to boost the economy to deal with dwindling exports and growing foreign debt.
Understanding Putin’s Moves to Keep His Hold on Power

Understanding Putin’s Moves to Keep His Hold on Power

President Vladimir Putin has proposed the most sweeping overhaul of Russia’s constitution since its adoption in 1993. Though the details are complicated, the upshot is simple: Putin, already in power
Caravan of 3,000 Tests U.S.-Mexico Pact to Stop Migrants

Caravan of 3,000 Tests U.S.-Mexico Pact to Stop Migrants

A caravan of as many as 3,000 migrants is testing Mexico’s pledge to President Donald Trump to halt undocumented arrivals to the U.S.
Davos by the Numbers: From Climate Change to Billionaires

Davos by the Numbers: From Climate Change to Billionaires

Greta Thunberg’s call to the World Economic Forum in 2019 that it’s time to panic about climate change might be finally starting to hit home as attendees show more alarm at the teenage activist’s
2020 Democrats March on MLK Day Before Renewing Campaign Battles

2020 Democrats March on MLK Day Before Renewing Campaign Battles

The top Democratic presidential candidates walked arm in arm on Monday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in South Carolina, a brief show of unity in an increasingly contentious race.
The Trump and Thunberg Show: Davos Diary

The Trump and Thunberg Show: Davos Diary

Hello from Davos, Europe’s highest town and the location for the gathering of billionaires, politicians, bankers, academics and executives that is the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting.
‘Green Swan’ Climate Event Could Trigger Global Financial Crisis, BIS Warns

‘Green Swan’ Climate Event Could Trigger Global Financial Crisis, BIS Warns

A swan swims amid a cyanobacteria bloom at the Baltic Sea coast at the Sund Promenade Stralsund, Germany, 27 August 2013. Blue-green algae blooms occur mainly in the summer months at high water
Another Country May Return to Haunt Trump

Another Country May Return to Haunt Trump

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Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

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Free Markets Made Davos. Now Governments Are Crashing the Party

Free Markets Made Davos. Now Governments Are Crashing the Party

In a memorable exchange at Davos last year, tech billionaire Michael Dell was explaining how higher taxes on the rich had never done much good anywhere, when he was contradicted. Actually, said Erik
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.”
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
Two Officers Injured as Rally Ends in Violence: Hong Kong Update

Two Officers Injured as Rally Ends in Violence: Hong Kong Update

Two Hong Kong police officers were beaten at a rally in the city center that was dispersed as it descended into confusion and violent clashes.
Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’

Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’

Amid the Alpine peaks of the Swiss resort of Davos in the week ahead, politicians, investors and executives will be busy debating whether we are witnessing peaks in key drivers of the world economy.
Jokowi’s Zeal for Reform in Indonesia Tested by Labor Protests

Jokowi’s Zeal for Reform in Indonesia Tested by Labor Protests

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is facing a fresh wave of protests over a plan to overhaul the nation’s labor law, testing his ability to push through tough economic reforms.
Newfoundland Asks for Military Help After Record Blizzard

Newfoundland Asks for Military Help After Record Blizzard

St. John'S, Newfoundland (AP) -- Newfoundland's premier asked for the Canadian military's help Saturday as residents of the province's capital struggled to tunnel out from homes buried by the heaviest