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WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Latin America Is the Murder Capital of the World
Riven by drugs, gangs, weak institutions and lawlessness, the region accounts 8% of the world's population but a third of its murders. It's the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

EU Leaders Reject U.K.'s Post-Brexit Economic Proposal, Pressuring May
EU leaders rejected Britain's proposal for maintaining economic relations with the bloc post-Brexit, piling pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May as she's trying to put down a possible rebellion in her party.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Terror Group Puts Plan for Syrian Demilitarized Zone at Risk
Terrorist groups operating in the last stronghold of opposition to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are signalling reluctance to abide by an ambitious pact aimed at protecting millions of civilians.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

South Korea Says Pyongyang Willing to Open Another Site
North Korea is open to allowing outside inspections of a nuclear-weapons testing site it closed in May, South Korea's leader said Thursday, just a day after the North agreed to open a missile site to inspectors.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Turkey Slashes Growth Forecasts to Cool Inflation
The Turkish government slashed projections for growth over the next several years, signaling that it would seek to cool the country's debt-fueled economic boom and rein in double-digit inflation.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

EU in Talks With Egypt for Help With Curbing Flow of Migrants
The European Union is exploring a landmark deal with Egypt it hopes could alleviate a refugee crisis that has upended politics on the continent, EU officials said.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Swiss Paradox: Booming Economy, Negative Interest Rates
Switzerland's central bank left its key rate at minus 0.75% despite a strong economy, standing apart from most rich countries that are following the Fed in moving away from crisis-era policies.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

400 Murders a Day: The Crisis of Latin America
Riven by drugs, gangs, weak institutions and lawlessness, the continent has become the most murderous region on Earth. It accounts 8% of the world's population but a third of its murders, and is the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Pompeo Backed Saudis in Yemen Despite Staff Objections
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo backed continued U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen over the objections of staff members after being warned that a cutoff could jeopardize $2 billion in weapons sales to America's Gulf allies.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Colombia Struggles to Control Border Overrun by Venezuelans
Growing numbers of destitute Venezuelans are risking their lives by taking illegal routes across Colombia's border in search of a better life. Police commanders say stopping the refugees is futile: ‘How are you going to control people when the issue is that they are hungry?'

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Pompeo Backed Support for Saudi War in Yemen Despite Staff Objections
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo backed continued U.S. military support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen over the objections of staff members after being warned that a cutoff could jeopardize $2 billion in weapons sales to America's Gulf allies.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Switzerland Doesn't Follow Fed's Lead, Leaves Key Rate Unchanged
Switzerland's central bank left its key policy rate at minus 0.75% despite what a government report has called a "booming" economy, standing apart from most rich countries that are following the U.S. Federal Reserve in moving away from crisis-era policies.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Turkey Slashes Growth Forecasts in Bid to Cool Inflation
The Turkish government slashed projections for growth over the next several years, signaling that it would seek to cool the country's debt-fueled economic boom and rein in double-digit inflation.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Colombia Struggles to Control Border Overrun by Desperate Venezuelans
Growing numbers of destitute Venezuelans are risking their lives by taking illegal routes across Colombia's border in search of a better life. Police commanders say stopping the refugees is futile: ‘How are you going to control people when the issue is that they are hungry?'

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Liberia Investigates Central Bank's Missing $104 Million
Authorities in Liberia said they were investigating the disappearance of newly-printed bank notes worth $104 million intended for the central bank in a possible fraud worth 5% of gross domestic product.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Ousted Malaysian Prime Minister Pleads Not Guilty to 25 More Charges
Prosecutors filed more than two dozen new charges against Najib Razak, including money laundering and abuse of power, involving hundreds of millions of dollars in one of the world's most expansive financial scandals.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Japan's Abe Re-Elected as Ruling Party Leader
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was re-elected to a new three-year term as ruling-party president, putting him in position to stay on as prime minister through 2021 and become Japan's longest-serving leader.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Brazil Central Bank Leaves Selic Rate Unchanged at 6.5%
Brazil's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged Wednesday amid sluggish economic growth, slow inflation, political uncertainty and a weak currency, and said its next decision will depend on the economy's performance.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Korean Leaders Take Diplomacy to New Heights
The leaders of North and South Korea stood atop a volcano, smiling and joining hands, ending a three-day summit heavy on symbolism with a pilgrimage to the 9,000-foot peak where the first Korean kingdom is reputed to have been founded.

WSJ World News
Sep 20, 2018

Democracy Adrift: Maldives Election Tests China's Widening Grip
A battle for influence between China and the world's largest democracies will come to a head on Sunday when the president of the Maldives, who has embraced Beijing and jailed his foes, seeks re-election.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

Church to Establish New Policy for Sexual Abuse by Bishops
Roman Catholic bishops in the U.S. announced a series of new policies Wednesday for dealing with sexual-abuse accusations, the first concrete change they have publicly made since a series of new allegations this year plunged the church into crisis.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

State Department Reports Drop in Global Terror in 2017
The State Department reported a drop in terrorist attacks around the world in 2017 in an annual report released Wednesday, a decline that was largely driven by the rout of Islamic State in Iraq.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

Argentina's Economy Shrank 4% in Second Quarter
Argentina's economy contracted 4% in the second quarter after a drought slashed agricultural production.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

EU Turns Up the Heat on Irish Question Ahead of Brexit Meeting
European leaders meet in Salzburg, Austria, in an effort to nudge stalled Brexit talks closer to the finish line. The big stumbling block: what to do about the U.K.'s border with Ireland.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

In Hong Kong, Humankind Moves Back Into Caves
How a land-starved city's utilities, concert halls and swimming pools could find new homes in the hills.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

World Poverty Falls Below 750 Million
The global population living in extreme poverty has fallen below 750 million for the first time since the World Bank began collecting global statistics in 1990, a decline of more than 1 billion people in the past 25 years.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

Korean Deal Offers New Life to Nuclear Talks---But Old Doubts Persist
A broad agreement between the leaders of North and South Korea on denuclearization promises to rejuvenate a stalled diplomatic process between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, but renews questions about the North Korean leader's sincerity in relinquishing his nuclear and missile arsenal.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

Former Malaysian Leader Najib Arrested, Faces New Charges in 1MDB Scandal
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was arrested in connection with the 1MDB financial scandal over his alleged receipt of more than $600 million into his personal bank account.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

Jordan Scrambles to Recoup Funds for Palestinians Lost to U.S. Cuts
Jordan has embarked on an overseas lobbying campaign to replace funding that the Trump administration pulled last month for an agency that supports hundreds of thousands of Palestinian refugees in the kingdom.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

Pakistani Court Orders Former Prime Minister Sharif Freed on Bail
The Islamabad High Court suspended the corruption conviction of former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, sentenced to 10 years in prison in July, and ordered he be freed pending his appeal.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

U.S. Congressman on Chinese Leader's Trade Promises: 'Talk Is Cheap'
At a hastily arranged news conference during a World Economic Forum meeting in China, a pair of U.S. lawmakers vigorously defended President Trump's policies and took issue with remarks made by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

Italy Faces Crunch Time on Budget
Italy's new populist government has until Sept. 27 to make a difficult decision: How to reconcile its expensive election promises with the reality of the country's fragile finances.

WSJ World News
Sep 19, 2018

North Korea to Allow Outside Inspectors to Visit Missile Test Site
North Korea agreed to allow outside inspectors to visit its missile test site and said it would be open to decommissioning its nuclear-enrichment facility.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Tencent Investment Executive Jonathan Lai Leaves to Join Coatue
Jonathan Lai, who led many of Tencent Holdings' investments into digital entertainment startups, has left the China-based company.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Germany's Intelligence Chief Loses Post Over Comments on Far-Right Protests
The German government is replacing a top intelligence official less than two weeks after he made comments that appeared to play down far-right violence at the margins of recent anti-immigration protests.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Real Madrid Shoots for Four Champions League Titles in a Row
Here are some of the biggest challenges to the Real Madrid era as the Champions League kicks off on Tuesday.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

U.N. Calls for Genocide Charges Against Leaders of Myanmar's Military
The United Nations said leaders of Myanmar's military should be prosecuted for genocide of the Rohingya minority in a landmark report Tuesday that criticized the world body's own agencies for not doing enough to confront the government over human rights.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Ferrari Powers Through a Curve
The high-end car maker navigates a tricky transition with its high valuation intact, but faces challenges.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Pakistan Takes Emergency Steps to Patch Budget
Imran Khan's new Pakistan government introduced emergency budget measures just weeks after coming into office, introducing spending cuts and tax increases to grapple with budget and trade deficits.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Hong Kong Recognizes Same-Sex Marriages for Foreigners
Hong Kong's government agreed, in a step toward greater recognition of gay rights, to grant dependency visas to foreigners in same-sex unions, a move long sought by multinational companies.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

China Retaliates With Tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. Goods
China announced new tariffs on $60 Billion of U.S. goods, following up on retaliation pledges after the Trump administration's move to impose levies on $200 billion of Chinese imports.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Russia Blames Israel for Loss of Plane Shot Down by Syria Air Defenses
Russia blamed Israel for the loss of a reconnaissance plane shot down overnight by Syrian defense systems, boosting tensions between Moscow and Tel Aviv.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Russian Pussy Riot Member Likely Poisoned, German Doctors Confirm
A member of Pussy Riot, a Russian punk group that has drawn the spotlight for its anti-Kremlin protests, was likely poisoned with an unknown substance, according to German doctors, the latest in a string of similar cases involving critics of the Kremlin.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

ECB Succession Race Tests German Faith in Bundesbank Model
The race to succeed ECB chief Mario Draghi presents Berlin with a stark choice: Back its German candidate, a foe of Mr. Draghi's bond-buying program, or concede that once-unorthodox monetary tools are here to stay.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Koreas' Talks Begin With Goodwill, if No Quick Results
North Korea's Kim Jong Un and South Korea's Moon Jae-in emerged from two hours of talks in Pyongyang without any immediate new agreements as they seek to break an impasse in U.S.-North Korea nuclear negotiations and keep their own engagement on track.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Trump Hits China With New Tariffs; Beijing Vows to Strike Back
President Trump said he will impose new tariffs on about $200 billion in Chinese goods and threatened to add hundreds of billions more, escalating trade tensions between the world's largest economies.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

New U.S. Tariffs Hit China; Beijing Vows to Strike Back
President Trump said he will impose new tariffs on about $200 billion in Chinese goods and threatened to add hundreds of billions more, escalating trade tensions between the world's largest economies.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

North and South Korea Kick Off Three-Day Summit in Pyongyang
Moon Jae-in became the first South Korean president to visit Pyongyang in more than a decade. He wants Kim Jong Un to resume diplomacy with President Trump.

WSJ World News
Sep 18, 2018

Extreme Poverty Concentrates in Sub-Saharan Africa
The number of people living in extreme poverty is becoming concentrated in some of the most unstable and populous parts of Africa, raising the risk of political violence and devastating disease outbreaks.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Trump Announces New Tariffs on Chinese Imports
President Trump said he will impose new tariffs on about $200 billion in Chinese goods and threatened to add hundreds of billions more to pressure Beijing to change its commercial practices, escalating trade tensions between the world's two largest economies.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

A Search for Survivors as Storm Cleanup Begins
Rescue workers dug through mud and debris in the Philippines, seeking survivors from a typhoon that also caused widespread damage in Hong Kong and China's coast.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Russia, Turkey to Create Buffer Zone in Syrian Opposition Stronghold
Russia and Turkey have reached a tentative agreement to create a demilitarized buffer zone in Syria's northwestern Idlib province, a move that could help avert a fight and likely humanitarian catastrophe.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

U.S. Says Russia Hiding North Korea Sanctions Violations
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Russia of trying to weaken international action against North Korea by blocking a report that concludes Russia and China have helped Pyongyang try to evade sanctions.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

U.S. Warns of Russian Interference in Macedonia's NATO Bid
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that Russia is actively working against a referendum in Macedonia that would clear the way for the Balkan nation to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Niger's Deserts Become Front Line of Fight Against Jihadism
Advocates say the strategy is fortifying Niger against security threats, but opponents say it makes the country a target.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

A Twist in the U.S. Tariff Battle: 'It's Helping China Be More Competitive'
China for years has been pushing its economy away from inexpensive exports toward advanced factories and products. That process is now accelerating in the Pearl River Delta, the country's manufacturing center, as companies respond to the economic blow of U.S. tariffs.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

China Rebukes Local Officials Over Debt Pile
China's Finance Ministry is upping the pressure on local governments, reprimanding dozens of officials in one province that has seen its debt troubles spill into public protests.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Singapore Authorities Question Deutsche Bank Executive Over 1MDB Scandal
A senior Deutsche Bank executive has been interviewed by authorities in Singapore as part of their probe into the multibillion-dollar scandal at Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd., or 1MDB.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Niger's Deserts Become Front-Line of Fight Against Jihadism
Advocates say the strategy is fortifying Niger against security threats, but opponents say it makes the country a target.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Myanmar General Booted From Russian Social-Media Account
Gen. Min Aung Hlaing has been kicked off the Russian social-media account where he sought refuge after being banned from Facebook.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Search for Survivors Continues as Typhoon Cleanup Begins
Hundreds of rescue workers dug through mud and debris in the Philippines on Monday, seeking survivors from a monster typhoon that also caused widespread damage in Hong Kong and the southern China coast.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Top Myanmar General Booted From Russian Social-Media Account
Gen. Min Aung Hlaing has been kicked off the Russian social-media account where he sought refuge after being banned from Facebook.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

For Japan's Aging Military, the Future Is a Gray Area
Like the rest of Japan, the country's military is getting older—and a shortage of young recruits has raised concerns among defense planners about maintaining the strength of its forces.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

With Six Months to Brexit, EU Sees May's Plan as a Threat
EU leaders will hold their first serious discussions on Brexit since March this week as both the U.K. and the rest of the bloc aims to reduce major disruptions if a deal isn't reached.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Search for Survivors Continues as Typhoon Mangkhut Cleanup Begins
Hundreds of rescue workers dug through mud and debris in the Philippines on Monday, seeking survivors from a monster typhoon that also caused widespread damage in Hong Kong and the southern China coast.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Japan Challenges China With Submarine Exercise
Japan broke precedent by revealing it sent a submarine to join an exercise of warships in the South China Sea, the latest challenge by U.S. allies to China's military expansion.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

North Korean Defector Protests Seoul's Sidelining of Human-Rights Abuses
Ji Seong-ho says South Korea's government isn't making the violations under Kim Jong Un's regime a priority ahead of this week's inter-Korean summit.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Some Investors Want a Recession in Turkey
For some foreign investors, recession would be the best thing that could happen to Turkey—based on a view that a shrinking economy is one of the few things that could damp high inflation, and that raising interest rates isn't enough.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Japanese Submarine Conducted Exercise in South China Sea
Japan broke precedent by sending a submarine to join an exercise of warships in the South China Sea on Sept. 13, the latest challenge by U.S. allies to China's military expansion.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Poverty-Stricken Niger Is Becoming a Security Hub
Advocates say the strategy is fortifying Niger against security threats, but opponents say it makes the country a target.

WSJ World News
Sep 17, 2018

Japanese Submarine Conducted Exercise in South China Sea Last Week
A Japanese submarine held a military exercise in the South China Sea, Japan's Defense Ministry said Monday, in a challenge to China, which has made broad territorial claims in the region.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

U.S., China Ramp Up Trade Threats, Imperiling Negotiation Efforts
President Trump's economic conflict with China is set to escalate this week, as the administration plans to unveil fresh tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese products entering the U.S. and Beijing debates new ways to retaliate.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

Brexit Dilemmas Top Agenda at EU's Salzburg Summit
European Union leaders will hold their first serious discussions on Brexit since March at a summit in Austria on Thursday as both the U.K. and the rest of the bloc step up preparations to reduce major economic disruptions if a deal isn't reached.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

U.S., China Ramp Up Trade Threats
President Trump's economic conflict with China is set to escalate this week, as the administration plans to unveil fresh tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese products entering the U.S. and Beijing debates new ways to retaliate.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

South Korean President to Visit Pyongyang
With denuclearization talks between the U.S. and North Korea stalled, South Korean President Moon Jae-in is set to visit Pyongyang on Tuesday in a bid to revive diplomacy after a summer of challenges.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

U.S. and China Ramp Up Trade Threats
President Trump's economic conflict with China is set to escalate this week, as the administration plans to unveil fresh tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese products entering the U.S. and Beijing debates new ways to retaliate against American corporations doing business in China.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

New Doubts Emerge About U.S.-Led Sanctions on North Korea
Fresh doubts are emerging about the potency of a U.S.-led sanctions campaign aimed at crippling North Korea's economy and forcing the country to end its atomic-weapons programs, as denuclearization talks have stalled.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

China Weighs Skipping Trade Talks After U.S. Threats
Faced with fresh threats of tariffs from Washington, China is considering declining the Trump administration's offer of trade talks later this month, according to officials with knowledge of the discussions.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

Kenyan Sets World Record at Berlin Marathon
Eliud Kipchoge shattered the world record in the Berlin Marathon by more than a full minute, running 2:01:39 to establish the Kenyan athlete as one of the best distance runners in history.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

Israeli-American Fatally Stabbed in the West Bank
A Palestinian teenager on Sunday fatally stabbed a 45-year-old Israeli-American man in the West Bank, an attack that comes amid heightened tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut Leaves Trail of Destruction, Dozens Dead
Typhoon Mangkhut, the world's most powerful storm this year, skidded into mainland China after claiming at least 59 lives in the Philippines and pummeling Hong Kong and Macau during a devastating churn across the tropical-storm prone region.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

Push to Execute Saudi Clerics Rattles Kingdom's Power Structure
Saudi authorities are seeking the death penalty for three prominent clerics, rights activists and an official said, testing the unwritten code that has kept the kingdom's rulers in power.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

Israel Strikes Iranian Arms Shipment at Damascus Airport
Israeli missiles are suspected to have struck an Iranian arms shipment at Damascus airport late Saturday, the latest in a string of attacks aimed at eroding Tehran's military foothold in Syria.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut Pummels Hong Kong, Southern China
The world's most powerful storm this year bore down on Hong Kong and densely populated cities along the coast of mainland China after slashing across the Philippines, where it left at least 25 dead.

WSJ World News
Sep 16, 2018

U.N. Cites New Evidence That North Korea Is Violating Sanctions
North Korea is poking significant holes in global economic sanctions, according to a new United Nations report that cites fresh evidence of illicit arms sales, disguised fuel shipments and outlawed financial dealings.

WSJ World News
Sep 15, 2018

Trump to Announce New Tariffs on Chinese Imports
The Trump administration plans to announce within days new tariffs on as much as $200 billion in Chinese goods, further pressuring Beijing before high-level U.S.-China talks set for later this month.

WSJ World News
Sep 15, 2018

Sons of Ex-Egypt Leader Mubarak Arrested in Graft Probe
Egyptian authorities on Saturday detained and imprisoned two sons of Egypt's deposed President Hosni Mubarak in connection with longstanding charges of insider trading.

WSJ World News
Sep 15, 2018

Trump to Announce New Tariffs on Chinese Goods
President Trump plans to announce that the U.S. will impose tariffs on about $200 billion in Chinese imports, even as his aides prepare for another high-level meeting with Chinese officials to try and quell trade tensions.

WSJ World News
Sep 15, 2018

Italy's Rising Nationalists Have a Money Problem
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, whose popularity has been surging, has hit his first setback: His anti-immigration League party faces possible bankruptcy from a court-ordered penalty for past corruption.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

Tech's New Problem: North Korea
Hiding behind fake profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

Tales From a North Korean Computer: Facebook, LinkedIn and Sanctions Busting
Hiding behind fake social-media profiles, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

Turkey Tries to Forestall Syrian Offensive
Syria has been holding off, at least temporarily, on an offensive to retake the last major opposition stronghold in the country, as tensions grow between Turkey and its ally Russia.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

North Koreans Exploit Social Media's Vulnerabilities to Dodge Sanctions
Hiding behind fake profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn, a group linked to Pyongyang solicited information-technology work, then stiffed its subcontractors, a WSJ investigation shows. The technique, replicated more widely, could be bringing millions of dollars in hard currency to the country.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

Storied Bookstalls of Paris Fight for Survival
Bouquinistes along the River Seine seek protection as ‘intangible heritage'

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

Russian General Challenges Top Activist to a Duel
A Russian general close to Vladimir Putin challenged an opposition leader to a duel in a spirited YouTube post, a sign the activist, Alexei Navalny, has struck a nerve at the Kremlin.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

Syria's Looming Idlib Offensive Is Stalled by Turkey
Syria's government, amid growing tension between its ally Russia and neighboring Turkey, is holding off on a planned offensive on a major rebel stronghold, giving Ankara more time to persuade armed groups to disperse.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

Seven Countries Join to Hunt Ships Smuggling Fuel to North Korea
A U.S. navy ship stationed in Japan will host a new multinational coalition that aims to better track ships bringing fuel to North Korea in violation of U.N. sanctions.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

China, Vatican to Sign Agreement Over Bishops
The Vatican and China are set to sign a landmark agreement later this month intended to bring together China's state-backed and unauthorized Catholic communities, according to two people familiar with the matter.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

Canada Rethinks Defense of Dairy Farmers as Industry's Heft Wanes
Canada has signaled it is willing to make concessions to the U.S. on its long-sacrosanct system for protecting dairy farmers, as the country seeks to advance stalled Nafta negotiations.

WSJ World News
Sep 14, 2018

The Political and Humanitarian Impact of an Offensive in Idlib
The fight for Idlib will likely be the last major battle of the war in Syria, and the U.N. has warned it could result in the worst humanitarian disaster of the 21st century.

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