World News
Police Clash With Antigovernment Protesters as Unrest Sweeps France
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 22:46:30 EST
More than a hundred thousand people took to the streets in a fourth consecutive weekend of protests in the country, with some demonstrators setting barricades on fire and drawing tear gas from police, as they sought to heap pressure on President Emmanuel Macron to roll back his economic overhauls.
Ukraine's Yulia Tymoshenko Courts Washington
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 11:00:03 EST
Ukraine’s controversial former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, once again a leading presidential candidate at home, arrived in Washington this week on a rebranding exercise of sorts.
China's Exports Slowed in November, but Surplus With U.S. Grew
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 07:57:45 EST
Chinese exports slowed unexpectedly last month as demand weakened in most markets, except in the U.S. where strong growth in imports put China on track to post another record trade surplus.
American Entrepreneurs Who Flocked to China Are Heading Home, Disillusioned
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:33:11 EST
For years, American entrepreneurs saw opportunities in China. But worsening costs, taxation, tech transfer and increased regulations are prompting foreign-owned businesses to throw in the towel.
The Great Brexit Breakdown
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:23:06 EST
The chaos in the U.K. is just part of a growing global tension between the economic benefits of integration and the political urge for self-rule.
Israel Warns Lebanon of Possible Strikes
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 11:17:52 EST
Israel has warned Lebanon that it would strike Hezbollah in Lebanese territory if its militia doesn’t stop making precision-guided missiles with Iranian help, U.S. and Israeli officials said, amid efforts to shut border tunnels and concerns about Iran’s influence.
U.N. Pact on Migration Sows Dissent
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 18:12:34 EST
The adoption next week of a global pact on migration, meant to reaffirm support for people who move to another country, is instead exposing how politically toxic the issue has become world-wide.
U.S. Readies Charges Against Chinese Hackers
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:31:20 EST
U.S. prosecutors are preparing to unseal criminal charges against hackers linked to the Chinese government who have allegedly engaged in a multiyear scheme to break into U.S. technology service providers.
Thousands of Malaysians Rally to Defend Race-Based Policies
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 10:44:02 EST
The rise of a new multiethnic government in Malaysia this year has done little to sweep aside the influence of racial politics here, as a mass protest to defend race-based policies showed.
Trump Wants South Korea to Pay More for U.S. Troop Presence
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 18:01:41 EST
The U.S. demand for more troop funding is pressuring ties to Seoul