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Karachi in photos: The chaos and contradictions of a heaving megacity

Karachi in photos: The chaos and contradictions of a heaving megacity

A city that has always lived by its own rules.
May and Corbyn Both Bruised by U.K. Voters’ Brexit Backlash

May and Corbyn Both Bruised by U.K. Voters’ Brexit Backlash

Voters in England punished both Theresa May’s Conservatives and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour opposition in local elections, piling pressure on the two party leaders to resolve the Brexit crisis paralyzing
Jho Low's Empty $39 Million Los Angeles Mansion to Be Sold

Jho Low's Empty $39 Million Los Angeles Mansion to Be Sold

U.S. prosecutors and representatives of fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho want to sell a $39 million mansion in Los Angeles he bought in 2012 with money allegedly stolen from the state-owned
Countries Seek United 5G Security Approach Amid Huawei Concerns

Countries Seek United 5G Security Approach Amid Huawei Concerns

Security officials from 30 countries hammered out a common approach to wireless network safety on Friday, responding to concerns over equipment made by China’s Huawei Technologies Co.
North Korea Launches Projectiles in Signal to Trump

North Korea Launches Projectiles in Signal to Trump

North Korea fired “numerous” short-range projectiles toward the sea off its eastern coast, South Korea said, in Kim Jong Un’s latest and most provocative signal of frustration with talks with U.S.
Thai King's Formal Coronation Caps Eventful Two Years on Throne

Thai King's Formal Coronation Caps Eventful Two Years on Throne

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned in an elaborate ceremony on Saturday, capping a busy period in which he displayed a different approach from his father since taking the throne more than
U.S. to Extend Key Waivers Linked to Iran's Nuclear Program

U.S. to Extend Key Waivers Linked to Iran's Nuclear Program

The Trump administration will renew several key waivers that allow Iran to keep operating a limited civilian nuclear program, a move that heads off a clash with European allies and Tehran over the
House Gets Approval to Defend Trump Bank Subpoenas in Court

House Gets Approval to Defend Trump Bank Subpoenas in Court

The U.S. House of Representatives can defend its subpoenas for Donald Trump’s bank records in a lawsuit the president filed against Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp. to prevent the
World's Top Internet User Taps Fake News Busters for Elections

World's Top Internet User Taps Fake News Busters for Elections

In the Philippines -- where 76 million Internet users stay online the longest in the world -- just a handful of people spend a few hours each day to fight fake news about the upcoming midterm
Vietnamese Woman Accused in Kim Jong Nam's Killing Released

Vietnamese Woman Accused in Kim Jong Nam's Killing Released

A Vietnamese woman who was tried in the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader in a Malaysian airport was released from prison on Friday prison and flew back to Hanoi.
In Pictures: Thai King Is Crowned in Lavish Three-Day Ceremony

In Pictures: Thai King Is Crowned in Lavish Three-Day Ceremony

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn was crowned on Saturday in a religious ceremony more than two years after ascending to the throne following the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Brussels Edition: Oh, Vienna

Brussels Edition: Oh, Vienna

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.
Australia's Climate Wars Set to Heat Up After Coal Champion Wins

Australia's Climate Wars Set to Heat Up After Coal Champion Wins

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s surprise victory in Australia’s election was a win for the coal industry and ensures the debate about tackling climate change will continue to polarize the nation.
Modi's Coalition Will Sweep to Victory in India, Exit Polls Show

Modi's Coalition Will Sweep to Victory in India, Exit Polls Show

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling coalition is poised for victory in India’s general elections, exit polls showed, which would give it another five years running the world’s fastest-growing major
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
Trump and Kim’s Cozy Relationship Makes Nuclear Talks Tougher

Trump and Kim’s Cozy Relationship Makes Nuclear Talks Tougher

The leaders, who “fell in love” during their first summit, have few options now that discussions have collapsed.
Trump Warns Iran It Faces Ruin If It ‘Wants to Fight’ With U.S.

Trump Warns Iran It Faces Ruin If It ‘Wants to Fight’ With U.S.

President Donald Trump warned Iran not to threaten the U.S. or face ruinous consequences as tensions mount between Washington and Tehran.
Duterte Upbeat, Strong, Not Confined in Hospital, Spokesman Says

Duterte Upbeat, Strong, Not Confined in Hospital, Spokesman Says

President Rodrigo Duterte is in his residence at the presidential palace in Manila and is upbeat and strong his spokesman said Monday, denying that the Philippine leader fell ill and was hospitalized.
Turkey's Erdogan Says Russia May Deliver S-400 Missiles Soon

Turkey's Erdogan Says Russia May Deliver S-400 Missiles Soon

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ruled out U.S. demands that Turkey delay the purchase of an advanced Russian missile-defense system and said Moscow may bring forward the delivery date from July.
Family Guy Emerges as New Conservative Hero after Shock Victory in Australia

Family Guy Emerges as New Conservative Hero after Shock Victory in Australia

Scott Morrison, a proudly suburban, football-loving dad who revels in his nickname ScoMo, is a new conservative hero after leading his government to a surprise victory in Australia’s election campaign
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