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07

Erdogan Rules as Turkey's Mayor, But He May Be Losing the Cities

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If the Erdogan era ends, it's likely to be Turkey's cities that deliver the knockout blow. More diverse and less devout than President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's base in the hinterlands, Turkey's three biggest cities -- Istanbul, Ankara and…

06

Salvini Tells Germany Next Year Will Show Whether EU Has Future

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Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said the next 12 months will determine whether the European Union can hold together as the bloc's leaders prepare for emergency talks on immigration this weekend. Since taking office as part of a…

Friday, Jun 22

15

Airbus Is A $90 Billion Warning for Britain - Bloomberg

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Airbus has warned it will reconsider its British presence if the country crashes out of the EU without a deal. History is in danger of repeating itself ...

Merkel-Trump Clashes Push Germany to Watershed Moment With ...

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There is a corner of Berlin where the golden age of U.S.-German relations lingers on. Visitors to the Allied Museum on Clayallee -- a boulevard named for ...

14

Airbus Gives May a Brexit Ultimatum: Get Your Act Together

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Airbus SE's threat to pull its U.K. investments if Britain walks away from the European Union without a deal counts as a wake-up call to Prime Minister Theresa May. The fact that it comes around the two-year anniversary of the 2016…

iPhone Assembler's Billionaire CEO Chafes at China ...

Bloomberg / Technology

The billionaire chief of Foxconn Technology Group, Apple Inc.’s main iPhone assembler, argues that China’s “unreasonable” restrictions on overtime ...

11

Global Risks, Low Inflation Await Malaysia's Central Bank Chief

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Malaysia’s new central bank governor will inherit economic stability with a dose of political uncertainty and global pressures when she takes office. As a former deputy head of Bank Negara Malaysia who investigated the scandal-plagued…

10

After Giving Birth, New Zealand Leader Craves Mac-n-cheese

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Wellington, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was regaining her strength with macaroni and cheese on Friday and planned to spend at least one more night in an Auckland public hospital with her newborn girl.…

Brexit Bulletin: What Would Putin Want? - Bloomberg

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Today in Brexit: As Airbus threatens to leave the U.K. if it walks away from the EU without an agreement, Britain says the main beneficiary of a messy no ...

07

A Crazy $200 Billion Says Erdogan Wins His Election Bet

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In a ubiquitous TV campaign ad before Sunday's Turkish elections, a burning phoenix rises over newly constructed highways, dams, bridges and airports. Then, finally, it ends up with their builder, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. “Turkey,”…

06

Who Doesn't Love a Trade War?

Bloomberg / News

U.S. President Donald Trump rode to power declaring that China had twisted the world trading system out of shape -- and plenty of people around the world murmured in agreement, if very quietly. The first shots in Trump's trade war, however…

03

White House Split Over Hardline Response to China Trade War

Bloomberg / Politics

Some White House officials are trying to restart talks with China to avoid a trade war before U.S. tariffs on Chinese products take effect July 6, three people familiar with the plans said, setting up a battle with others in the…

Thursday, Jun 21

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Brexit Is a UK Crisis Akin to Dunkirk, Judge Says

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U.K.'s exit from the European Union is a crisis that rivals the evacuation of British soldiers from French beaches during World War II, Britain's judge at the EU's General Court, Ian Forrester, said. “I cannot recall a greater sense of…

Trump's Palestinian Aid-for-Peace Moves Face Tough Challenges

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Wednesday, Jun 20

17

Macron Needs to Dream a Little Harder

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Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron have finally laid out their joint vision for the future of the European monetary union. Unfortunately, their Meseberg Declaration looks like a missed opportunity: it is ambitious where it can afford to be…

13

Kim Urges `Step-by-Step' Nuclear Talks in Meeting With Xi

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Kim Jong Un doesn't appear to be in a rush to dump his nuclear weapons. In talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping this week, the North Korean leader reiterated his call for a gradual process to carry out the results of last week's summit…

06

Youngest Migrants Held in 'Tender Age' Shelters

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(AP) -- Trump administration officials have been sending babies and other young children forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border to at least three "tender age" shelters in South Texas, The Associated Press has…

04

As Kim Visits China, Xi Flaunts Bargaining Chip in Trade Dispute

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North Korean leader makes third trip to China since March Beijing holds key to maintaining pressure in nuclear talks As if on cue, Kim Jong Un returned to Beijing on Tuesday in an illustration of how President Donald Trump’s tariff threats…

Tuesday, Jun 19

19

U.S. Plans to Withdraw From UN Human Rights Council Today

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The Trump administration plans to announce its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, making good on a pledge to leave a body it has long accused of hypocrisy and criticized as biased against Israel, according…

16

Erdogan Speaks to Kurds in Eastern Turkey

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke at a rally in Van on Tuesday, attempting to shore up support in the heavily Kurdish east of the country with just five days to go before elections. “What Kurd has ever been discriminated against…

14

Europe Heads for Refugee Clash With Euro Plans Pushed ...

Bloomberg / Politics

Spain and Italy are heading for a clash over migration as Rome hardened its tough stance on refugees and the new government in Madrid called for a humane ...

10

Brexit Politics Stymies UK Health-Care Debate

Bloomberg / Politics

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Sunday that the country's crisis-ridden National Health Service will receive an additional 20 billion pounds ($26.5 billion at today's exchange rate) by 2023. In normal times, that sort of…

09

Merkel Will Ride Out This Crisis, Too

Bloomberg / Politics

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday reached a shaky compromise with her Bavarian coalition partner that gives her two weeks to make a deal with other European Union leaders on reforms to the bloc’s dysfunctional asylum system. It’s a tall…

08

What Economists Say About Trump's New China Trade Threats

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President Donald Trump is threatening to slap tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports as trade tensions between the world's two largest economies reach new heights. Here's how economists and China-watchers are reacting to the…

07

China's Stock Index Falls Below 3000 for First Time Since 2016

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China's benchmark equity gauge fell below 3,000 for the first time since September 2016, as a trade dispute with the U.S. intensified. The Shanghai Composite Index slid nearly 3 percent, the most since March 23, as U.S. President Donald…

06

China Says 'Cold War Mentality' Hurting Australia Ties Must End

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China's ambassador to Australia called for an end to a “Cold War mentality” that's straining ties between the two nations, weeks after Beijing blamed its key trading partner for creating a diplomatic spat. “The two countries need to have…

Monday, Jun 18

16

Colombia Elects Pro-Market President Who Attacked Peace Deal

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Ivan Duque, a 41-year-old lawyer and former senator who wants to modify parts of a peace process with Marxist guerrillas and cut corporate taxes, will be Colombia's next president following a decisive election victory on Sunday. Duque, who…

Palestinian Killed, Several Injured at Gaza Border

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One Palestinian was killed Monday and several were injured while trying to damage Israeli security installations at the Gaza Strip border, the military said, as it steps up its response to flaming kites that have burned thousands of acres…

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Italy Shows How to Lose Friends and Alienate People ...

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In their first two weeks in power, Italy’s populist leaders sparked a dispute with France over immigration and threatened to scupper a landmark European ...

06

Theresa May Is Cornered by Brexit Enemies

Bloomberg / News

Theresa May is surrounded. On one side, the U.K. prime minister has the European Union, sharpening its knives to defend the club of 27 remaining members against British “cherry picking” during Brexit talks. On the other side is her own…