World News
Mnuchin 'Wouldn't Minimize' Chance of Tariffs on All Chinese Goods
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 22:46:07 EDT
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he ’wouldn’t minimize’ the possibility that the U.S. will impose tariffs on all $500 billion worth of goods that the U.S. imports from China, amplifying a threat made by President Donald Trump.
Turkey's Rise Sparks New Friendship Between Israel and Greece
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:20:58 EDT
Greece’s leftist Syriza party ditches its antagonism toward Israel and cooperates with Netanyahu’s government as Ankara asserts power in region.
Russia Open to Second Trump-Putin Summit
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:57:25 EDT
The Russian government signaled its openness to a possible second summit between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump, even as some officials in Moscow remain taken aback by the firestorm that has surrounded their recent meeting.
Oil-Rich Iraq Can't Keep the Lights On
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 08:00:02 EDT
When Iraq’s power supply faltered this month in the middle of a heat wave, it ignited an angry question: Why can’t one of the world’s top oil producers keep the power on?
Pompeo Warns Against Easing Pressure on North Korea
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 23:59:19 EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned countries against easing pressure on North Korea on Friday, citing sanctions violations that have allowed Pyongyang to import crucial supplies.
EU Pushes Back on May's Brexit Plan
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:57:18 EDT
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator raised serious doubts about May’s plan for Britain’s future trade relationship with the bloc, saying parts of it would risk undermining the EU’s single market.
Wide Open Election Season Kicks Off in Scandal-Plagued Brazil
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:19:35 EDT
Ciro Gomes, a veteran politician, became the first presidential candidate confirmed by a party convention for Brazil’s Oct. 7 vote, kicking off a wide open election season.
Pakistan's Military Wields More Influence Ahead of National Election
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 23:42:44 EDT
Pakistan’s military is working behind the scenes to manipulate this month’s election to try to produce a government it can better control, politicians and human-rights groups said.
'Get Out': Nicaraguan Unrest Shakes U.S. Expat Community
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:59:25 EDT
Thousands of Americans flocked to Nicaragua in recent years, attracted by a tropical climate, low costs and crime and seeming stability. Now, a violent uprising is upsetting their plans.
North Korea Signals Reluctance on Reunions, Nuclear Program
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 19:18:59 EDT
North Korea put planned reunions of families separated by the Korean War into question and denounced South Korea’s latest demands that it embrace full denuclearization, adding to signals that Pyongyang could be backtracking on agreements with Washington and Seoul.