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Jun 18, 2018

Barricades and Empty Streets: Nicaragua's Leader Loses Control
Since a revolt broke out two months ago, President Daniel Ortega, the former Marxist guerrilla leader, has lost control over most of the country.

WSJ World News
Jun 18, 2018

Japan Earthquake Kills Three, Injures Hundreds
The magnitude 6.1 earthquake also disrupted transportation and halted factory lines in the Japanese city of Osaka, where many exporters have their headquarters.

WSJ World News
Jun 18, 2018

Earthquake Kills Three, Injures Hundreds in Japan
The magnitude 6.1 earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Pro-Business Ivan Duque Wins Colombian Presidency
The 41-year-old lawyer who spent much of his working life in Washington policy circles was elected in a vote in which Colombians were presented with two starkly different approaches for modernizing the country.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Conservative Ivan Duque Wins Colombian Presidency
The 41-year-old lawyer who spent much of his working life in Washington policy circles was elected in a vote in which Colombians were presented with two starkly different approaches for modernizing the country.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Germany's Merkel Reaches Out to EU Members Over Immigration Dispute
German Chancellor Angela Merkel turned to her European neighbors this weekend for help with a fierce domestic dispute over immigration that is threatening to topple her three-party coalition.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Global Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Housing Starts, Brazil Rate Decision, Eurozone PMI
In the week ahead, the U.S. will see data on housing starts and home sales, while Brazil's central bank makes an interest-rate decision and manufacturing numbers from Europe are released.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Mexico Stuns Germany in World Cup Opener
Mexico upset defending World Cup champion Germany 1-0, in the biggest upset of the tournament so far.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on Nafta
President Donald Trump's quarrel with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could signal a U.S. intent to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but there are incentives to keep negotiating.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Colombians Choose Between Polar Opposites for President
Voters began casting ballots Sunday in a presidential election to choose among two polar opposites offering starkly different approaches for fighting drugs and gangs.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

The Force Behind Europe's Populist Tide: Frustrated Youth
Still struggling to find jobs, and often living at home, younger generations are propelling antiestablishment parties to new heights of power. The revolt helped created Western Europe's first populist government, in Italy, and threatens to rear its head across the south.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

The Bats Help Preserve Old Books, But They Drive Librarians, Well, Batty
A 300-year-old library's resident bats eat the bugs that devour glue and paper, but they're attracting more interest than the literature; ‘The questions are nonstop'

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Introducing North Macedonia, a European Nation Rebranded
Macedonia will rename itself "North Macedonia" as part of a landmark agreement with Greece aimed at ending a 27-year-old dispute between the two countries.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Introducing North Macedonia, Europe's Newest Nation
Macedonia will rename itself "North Macedonia" as part of a landmark agreement with Greece aimed at ending a 27-year-old dispute between the two countries.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Market Worry Shifts to NAFTA's Fate
Escalating tensions are rattling markets as a new round of tariffs raises investors' concerns, particularly what happens to the troubled the North American Free Trade Agreement.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Neymar, Brazil and the World Cup's Superstar Gamble
Neymar's status could determine the entire tournament for Brazil. Equally decisive and just as confounding is the saga of Egypt's Mohamed Salah.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Bangladesh Launches Deadly Drug Crackdown
A human rights group accuses the security forces of carrying out 149 extrajudicial killings in May in connection with the crackdown. Police acknowledge the deaths but say they occurred in clashes with drug suspects.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Oil's Rally, Coupled With Strong Dollar, Causes Global Pain
The sharp rise in crude-oil prices has been particularly harsh for many parts of the world, because consumers outside the U.S. face a double whammy when the dollar gets stronger at the same time that oil prices climb.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

Migrants From Rescue Ship Barred by Italy, Malta Arrive in Spain
Ships in the Aquarius aid convoy docked at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for some 630 people who were rescued from the Mediterranean only to become the latest pawn in Europe's battle over immigration.

WSJ World News
Jun 17, 2018

First Migrants From Rescue Ship Barred by Italy, Malta Arrive in Spain
An Italian ship helping to transport 629 migrants saved by the rescue boat Aquarius arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong crossing of the Mediterranean.

WSJ World News
Jun 16, 2018

Nations' Fates Hang on the Feet of Injured Stars, Like Neymar's
Neymar's status could determine the entire tournament for Brazil. Equally decisive and just as confounding is the saga of Egypt's Mohamed Salah.

WSJ World News
Jun 16, 2018

Suspected Suicide Bomber Strikes in Eastern Afghanistan
The explosion, two days into a cease-fire between the Taliban and Afghan security forces, killed at least 26 people and wounded more than 50.

WSJ World News
Jun 16, 2018

Pope Likens Abortion to Nazi Eugenics
In unusually blunt language, Pope Francis said that "to have an easy life, one does away with an innocent." The pope also said the only real families are those based on marriage between a man and a woman.

WSJ World News
Jun 16, 2018

Taxi Crash in Moscow's Red Square Injures Eight People
Eight people, including two from Mexico, were injured Saturday when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square.

WSJ World News
Jun 16, 2018

Explosion at Venezuela Nightclub Kills 17 People
Venezuela's government said 17 people were killed early Saturday after a tear-gas device was set off during a nightclub brawl.

WSJ World News
Jun 16, 2018

Fed Up With Brexit? Sorry, It Could Go On for Years.
Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union at 11 p.m. on March 29, but the full extrication of the U.K. from the bloc's economic orbit looks more and more likely to take many years.

WSJ World News
Jun 16, 2018

Fed Up With Brexit? Sorry, It Could Go On for Years
Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union at 11 p.m. on March 29, but the full extrication of the U.K. from the bloc's economic orbit looks more and more likely to take many years.

WSJ World News
Jun 16, 2018

A Year After the Deadly Grenfell Blaze, a Fireman Is Still Plagued by Doubt
With no water and little oxygen, a firefighter wonders if he made the right decision when he turned around before he could reach his rescue target in the Grenfell fire one year ago: "It is a decision that will always haunt me."

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Saudi Coalition Enters a Key Airport in Yemen
Yemeni troops backed by a Saudi-led coalition entered the airport of Yemen's most important port city late Friday, dealing a blow to Iran-backed Houthis there and moving closer to their goal of seizing the strategic city.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Demand for Tighter Border Threatens to Undo German Government
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling conservatives are holding last-ditch talks this weekend to defuse an escalating dispute over immigration and avert a breakup of her government as Interior Minister Horst Seehofer says he will tighten border policing on Monday.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Afghans Venture Home for the Holidays During Historic Truces
During the Eid marking the end of the Ramadan fasting period, thousands of Afghans are heading to their home villages thanks to unilaterally declared cease-fires by the government of President Ashraf Ghani and its main foe, the Taliban.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

China Warns U.S. Firms as Trade War Brews: Buckle Up
While a trade battle between the U.S. and China would inflict pain on businesses and consumers in both countries, in the crosshairs, in particular, are multinationals with a footprint in the mainland.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

China Warns U.S. That Latest Tariffs Are 'Provoking' Trade War
Beijing said it would retaliate immediately after the Trump administration moved to impose tariffs on $50 billion of goods from China, raising the potential for a trade war.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

China's Ghost Towns Haunt Its Economy
As debt piles up, whole new cities of apartment towers sit largely empty amid flashy amenities such as museums, stadiums and a replica of the Sphinx; residents wonder when they'll have neighbors.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Behind the Scenes at G-7 Meetings, Allies Dismayed by Trump's Jabs
Prospects for compromise between the U.S. and its economic allies have dimmed in the wake of a dramatic blow-up last week at Group of Seven meetings. President Donald Trump jabbed allies on trade, but also immigration, terrorism and other issues, according to people at the meetings.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Zimbabwe's New President Seeks to Escape Mugabe's Shadow
As Zimbabweans get set for July's election, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged to stem a crippling economic crisis, but the question is whether voters believe their new leader's message of change.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

In Colombian Vote, a Question Looms Large: Is the Frontrunner a Puppet?
Many Colombians believe the hardline former President Álvaro Uribe is pulling the strings of his frontrunning protege, Iván Duque, who denies the allegation.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Pakistani Taliban Head Killed by U.S. Airstrike in Afghanistan
Mullah Fazlullah's group and its splinters have been responsible for some of the bloodiest and most high-profile terrorist attacks in Pakistan, including the 2012 shooting of schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and the 2014 assault on a school in Peshawar that killed more than 130 children.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Moon Jae-in's Gamble on North Korea Bears Fruit
After a run of diplomacy, South Korea's leader finds himself in a vastly improved position, with key policy goals accomplished: direct U.S. engagement with North Korea, and a dialing back of military tensions between the adversaries. The summit in Singapore of President Trump and Kim Jong Un continued the momentum that Mr. Moon began in two earlier meetings with Mr. Kim.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Zimbabwe's New President Seeks a Mandate
As Zimbabweans get set for July's election, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pledged to stem a crippling economic crisis, but the question is whether voters believe their new leader's message of change.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

OECD Sounds Alarm Over 'Broken Elevator' for Social Mobility
People living in developed economies are less likely to climb up or slide down the earnings ladder than their parents were—a fixable problem that is weakening confidence in the economic system, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Trump Approves Tariffs on $50 Billion of Chinese Goods
President Donald Trump approved tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese goods, as the U.S. ratchets up its trade fight over Chinese pressure on American firms to transfer technology to local partners.

WSJ World News
Jun 15, 2018

Economic Growth in U.S. Leaves World Behind
The U.S. economy is revving up just as Europe and other major economies lose steam, jeopardizing a rare period in which the world's largest economies have been accelerating in unison.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Trump Approves Tariffs on About $50 Billion of Chinese Goods
President Donald Trump approved tariffs on about $50 billion of Chinese goods, people familiar with the decision said, as the U.S. ratchets up its trade fight with Beijing over China's alleged pressure on U.S. firms to transfer technology to Chinese partners.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Alleged Ringleader in 1MDB Scandal Sought Deal With Malaysia
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad turned down Jho Low's offer to drop his claim to more than a billion dollars in assets in exchange for immunity.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Pompeo Says China Will Maintain Sanctions on North Korea
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said China had committed to maintain United Nations sanctions on North Korea, as he sought to secure international support for rapid progress toward disarming Pyongyang.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Yemeni Coalition Forces Pound Rebel-Held Positions Near Port
Yemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition advanced toward Yemen's main port despite resistance from Houthi rebels who control the city and pleas by the U.N. to halt the battle.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Nafta Talks Will Extend Into Summer, Canadian Official Says
Discussions on the North American Free Trade Agreement will continue into the summer, Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said following a meeting in Washington with the Trump administration's chief trade envoy.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Short of Skilled Medical Workers, U.K. to Relax Visa Limits
The U.K. plans to relax immigration rules for doctors and nurses, an effort to address a staffing crunch in the state-run National Health Service that has worsened since voters chose to leave the European Union.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

The Ultimate Démarche: France Wants to Oust English From the EU
Prompted by Brexit, French President Emmanuel Macron wants to restore his language to European Union institutions, the way it was before Britain joined; a fisheries axis.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

U.S., Relenting, Releases Funding for Syrian 'White Helmets'
The U.S. reversed a decision to suspend funding for Syria's nongovernmental "White Helmets," a volunteer rescue organization that provides emergency response services in areas affected by the civil war, and released about $6.6 million in aid to the group.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Greece Approves Last Big Austerity Package of Yearslong Bailout
Greece's parliament approved the last big austerity package of its eight-year bailout program, clearing the path for the country to fully return to bond markets to fund itself beginning this summer.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Pompeo Presses U.S. Case in China Following North Korea Summit
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and other top officials as he works to secure international support for the U.S. goals on North Korea.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Chinese Insurance Regulator Pleads Guilty to Bribery Charges
China's former chief insurance regulator confessed in court to charges he took bribes worth $3 million, paving the way for the sentencing of an official whose downfall symbolized Beijing's battle against financial risk.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Flying Sly: Secretive Kim Jong Un Makes It Hard to Roll Out the Red Carpet
The secrecy and subterfuge that shrouded parts of Kim Jong Un's Singapore sojourn this week underscored North Korea's obsession with the safety of its supreme leader.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

ECB to End Bond-Buying Program in December as Crisis-Era Policies Wind Down
The European Central Bank laid out plans to wind down its €2.5 trillion bond-buying program by December, but said it didn't expect to raise rates "at least through the summer of 2019."

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

U.S. Airlines Unbowed by Beijing's Demand to Call Taiwan Part of China
Most of the world's airlines have bowed to Chinese demands to refer to Taiwan as part of China, but the three main U.S. international carriers and a handful of others have so far refused.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Argentina's Lower House Votes to Ease Abortion Laws
Argentine lawmakers narrowly approved a bill to legalize elective abortions following a heated and polarized debate over a proposal that would make the country the first major Latin American nation to ease strict antiabortion laws.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Iraq Grapples With Balance Between the U.S., Iran and Saudi Arabia
Will Iraq maintain its policy of balancing ties with Iran and its rivals, Saudi Arabia and the U.S.? And can it jump-start its economy?

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Alleged Ringleader in 1MDB Scandal Sought Deal With Malaysia but Was Rejected
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad turned down Jho Low's offer to drop his claim to more than a billion dollars in assets in exchange for immunity.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

U.S. Protectionist Stance Spooks Germany's Economy
President Donald Trump's trade threats aren't only hurting feelings in Germany. They are beginning to weigh on the country's export-driven economy, where growth is slowing and export orders are on the decline.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

Don't Underestimate the Risk of a Chaotic Brexit
A consensus seems to have emerged in the past week that the U.K. is heading for the softest of Brexits. Yet behind this consensus lurks a dangerous complacency, writes Simon Nixon.

WSJ World News
Jun 14, 2018

U.S. Seeks to Disarm North Korea in Trump's First Term
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the U.S. hopes to achieve "major disarmament" of North Korea's nuclear arsenal during President Trump's first term in office.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

A Chip in the Windshield: China's Surveillance State Will Soon Track Cars
China is establishing a nationwide program to track cars using an electronic identification system, according to records and people briefed on the matter, adding to a growing array of its surveillance tools used to monitor its citizens.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

U.S. Preparing to Proceed With Tariffs on Chinese Goods
The Trump administration is preparing to levy tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods in the coming week, perhaps as early as Friday—a move that's likely to spark retaliation from Beijing.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

Immigration Standoff Shakes Merkel's Fragile Government
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's weekend decision to veto a plan by her interior minister aimed at controlling and reducing illegal migration—and the minister's refusal to back down—has shattered an uneasy truce between conservative backers and opponents of her liberal asylum policy.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

World Cup Gives Putin's Policies a Global Stage
Few in Russia have high hopes for their middling national team in the World Cup. But for President Vladimir Putin, the soccer event is an event to showcase Russia's economic progress and recovered international confidence during his 19-year-rule, despite growing isolation.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

Macron Pushes to Privatize State Assets
President Emmanuel Macron's pro-business overhaul of France shifted up a gear as the government announced plans to privatize state assets and pour funds into risky technology investments.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

South Africa's Confounding Question: Who Gets the Land?
Twenty-four years after the end of white minority rule, South Africa's new leader is promising to tackle a problem that has confounded former colonies from Bolivia to Zimbabwe: how to redistribute land without hurting the economy.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

North America Wins Bid to Host 2026 World Cup
The united bid of the U.S., Canada and Mexico secured the right to host the 2026 World Cup, the most popular sporting event on the planet.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

The Unexpected Winner From the Trump-Kim Summit: China
China is setting its sights on a key role in North Korea's future after emerging as a surprise beneficiary of the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

A Chip in the Windshield: China's Surveillance Will Soon Track Cars
China is establishing a nationwide program to track cars using an electronic identification system, according to records and people briefed on the matter, adding to a growing array of its surveillance tools used to monitor its citizens.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

South Africa Confronts Confounding Question: Who Gets the Land?
Twenty-four years after the end of white minority rule, South Africa's new leader is promising to tackle a problem that has confounded former colonies from Bolivia to Zimbabwe: how to redistribute land without hurting the economy.

WSJ World News
Jun 13, 2018

Yemeni Forces, Backed by Saudi-Led Coalition, Launch Attack on Port
Yemeni forces, backed by a Saudi-led military coalition, launched an assault on Yemen's most important port, despite efforts by the U.N. to broker a deal to avert a battle it said could trigger a humanitarian crisis.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Trump's 'War Game' Stoppage Sows Confusion
The White House said the U.S. military would continue to train with its South Korean counterparts and conduct military drills—but not large-scale, joint exercises—in a clarification of an offer by President Donald Trump to North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

North Korea Plays Up U.S. Concessions to Kim Jong Un
North Korea said President Donald Trump had told Kim Jong Un that he intended to halt U.S.-South Korea military exercises and lift sanctions, suggesting through its state media that Mr. Trump had acceded to two longstanding North Korean demands.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

U.S. Charges Five Russians, Three Syrians Over Alleged Sanctions Violations
Eight people, including five Russian businessmen from a company with ties to the nation's military, were indicted in the U.S. Tuesday on charges they helped ship jet fuel to Syria, in violation of U.S. sanctions.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Trump Says Trade Spat Will Cost Canada 'a Lot of Money'
President Donald Trump said Canadians would pay a price for countering the U.S. on trade, while his aides sought to tamp down tensions between the two allies following a dust-up over the weekend with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

The Risky Calculus of the Trump-Kim Embrace
Midway through the press conference after his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Trump offered his basic argument for why this effort at diplomacy with Pyongyang will succeed where so many others have failed: "This is a much different time, and this is a much different president."

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

U.S. Deepens Role in Yemen Fight With Airstrike-Target Help
The U.S. military is providing its Gulf allies with intelligence to fine-tune their list of airstrike targets in Yemen's most important port, one sign of the Trump administration's deepening role in a looming assault that the United Nations says could trigger a massive humanitarian crisis.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

GOP Lawmakers Optimistic about Korea Talks Amid Concerns Over Lack of Details
Republican lawmakers reacted to President Trump's meeting with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un with cautious optimism, saying they backed the goals outlined in the joint communiqué but warning it was only a starting point for negotiations.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Sweden Charges Frenchman at Center of Nobel Scandal
Swedish prosecutors filed rape charges against a Frenchman at the center of a monthslong sexual scandal that led the institution that awards the Nobel in Literature to cancel this year's prize.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

U.K. Leader Fends Off Challenge to Brexit Strategy
British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a bruising parliamentary defeat Tuesday over her Brexit strategy, seeing off a challenge that would have given lawmakers much greater say over negotiations with Brussels.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Macedonia Agrees to Change Its Name to End Bitter Dispute With Greece
Greece and Macedonia agreed to rename the Balkan country "North Macedonia" in a breakthrough that could pave the way for expansion of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the European Union.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

White House Trade Official Navarro Apologizes for Insulting Canada's Trudeau
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, appearing at the WSJ CFO Network conference Tuesday, said his comments attacking Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as a leader deserving "a special place in hell" amid a trade dispute were inappropriate.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Top Spanish Court Upholds Jail Sentence for King's Brother-in-Law
A Spanish court upheld most of a graft conviction against the king of Spain's brother-in-law, in the same month the former prime minister was ousted following a separate corruption ruling.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Trump's Approach on North Korea a Test of Ties With Asian Allies
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared the "opening up of a new future" for their countries after talks. But their agreement also raised new and complex questions for Washington's regional allies, chiefly Japan and South Korea.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Italy to Ferry Migrants It Rejected to Spain
Hundreds of migrants whose boat was denied entry to Italy will be transported to Spain aboard Italian coast guard and navy vessels, a potential resolution to an incident the new Italian government has used to highlight its tough stance on migration.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

China's Bond-Market Mystery: Why Aren't There More Defaults?
Beijing's determination to tame China's soaring debt levels has won plaudits from bullish observers who believe the government is finally tackling its key economic problem. Why, then, has there been so little stress in the country's bond market?

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Saudi Arabia Drives Rise in OPEC Oil Output
OPEC pumped more oil last month driven by higher output from Saudi Arabia, the cartel's de facto leader, which has for more than a year led a coalition of big producers in curbing production.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

U.S. Analysts Skeptical of Summit Results, Lack of Details
U.S. foreign policy analysts said the U.S. appeared to have given away more than it had received in return in talks between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and took note of the lack of details in the joint communiqué the two men signed.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Trump, Kim Begin New Phase of Diplomacy
President Donald Trump won few specific new commitments from Kim Jong Un to surrender his nuclear weapons after a day of talks, but kick-started a new phase of personal diplomacy aimed at pushing the North Korean leader toward a rapid and verifiable disarmament.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

U.K. Minister Resigns Ahead of Brexit Bill Showdown
A British minister resigned unexpectedly citing the government's approach to Brexit, hours ahead of a showdown in Parliament over whether lawmakers can wrest some control from the government of the deal to leave the EU.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Diverging Fortunes in U.S. and Europe Signal Widening Interest-Rate Gap
Central banks in the U.S. and Europe are both expected to move to unwind stimulus policies adopted since the global financial crisis. But the likely steps mask a recent economic divergence, which could keep the banks on different interest-rate tracks for many months.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Trump's Trade Heresies Give Him Leverage but Not Necessarily Success
President Donald Trump's approach to trade can be counterproductive because he alienates rather than cultivates allies, uniting them against the U.S. instead of China, writes Greg Ip.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Europe Ponders New World Order as Trans-Atlantic Ties Fray
If current tensions between Donald Trump and his European allies continue to grow, Simon Nixon writes, Western Europe could face a moment of ideological dislocation like Eastern Europe did in 1989.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Vietnam Tightens Grip on Internet With Data-Storage Law
Vietnam adopted a cybersecurity law that requires internet companies such as Facebook and Google to store their Vietnam-based users' data on servers in the country.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Trump: Kim to Start to Denuclearization Steps
U.S.-North Korea talks produced few new commitments from Pyongyang, though Kim Jong Un said the North would start the process of denuclearization "right away," according to President Trump.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Trump-Kim Deal Lacks Detail on Nuclear Steps
Talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un produced few specific new commitments from Pyongyang to surrender its nuclear weapons.

WSJ World News
Jun 12, 2018

Trump-Kim Talks Short on New Pledges From North Korea
Talks between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un produced few specific new commitments from Pyongyang to surrender its nuclear weapons.

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