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The Latest: Tusk says new thinking required in Brexit talks
October 16th, 2018  10:32 AM

European Council President Donald Tusk says new thinking is required to end the Brexit standoff and is likening the Irish border problem to the mythical Gordian Knot that cannot be untied.

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The Latest: Ford exec says hard Brexit a threat to industry
October 16th, 2018  9:17 AM

One of Ford Motor Co.'s top executives in Europe says a hard Brexit would be a significant threat to the U.K. auto industry.

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EU presidency says Brexit talks on track on eve of summit
October 16th, 2018  3:48 AM

Austria's European affairs minister says that Brexit talks are advancing even though no imminent breakthrough appears likely, one the eve of a "moment of truth" EU summit

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The Latest: Washington lobbyists drop client Saudi Arabia
October 15th, 2018  11:34 PM

Washington lobbying firm tells Saudi Arabia it will no longer represent the kingdom, as furor over disappeared journalist grows

The Latest: Washington lobbyists drop client Saudi Arabia
Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat
October 15th, 2018  5:34 PM

A media report says Ecuador has formally ordered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests while he is a guest of the country's London embassy

Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat
Stocks fade and finish lower as tech companies fall again
October 15th, 2018  4:34 PM

US stocks end a wobbly day of trading with more losses as technology companies fall again, canceling out gains for smaller companies, industrials and high-dividend stocks

Stocks fade and finish lower as tech companies fall again
Irish border dispute looms large over the UK-EU Brexit talks
October 15th, 2018  2:56 PM

Britain and the European Union are stuck on the tricky question of how the Irish border fits into any Brexit deal

Irish border dispute looms large over the UK-EU Brexit talks
The Latest: EU's Tusk says Brexit deal and no-deal possible
October 15th, 2018  1:36 PM

EU Council President Donald Tusk is expressing continued optimism that the European Union and Britain can reach a Brexit deal despite an impasse on the Irish border issue

The Latest: EU's Tusk says Brexit deal and no-deal possible
UK-EU Brexit deal hamstrung by Irish border issue
October 15th, 2018  12:31 PM

Both Britain and the European Union are stuck on the tricky question of how the Irish border fits into any Brexit deal

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Irish border issued entangled with questions of identity
October 15th, 2018  12:12 PM

The land around the small Irish town of Carrickcarnan is the kind of place where Britain's plan to leave the European Union runs right into a wall _ an invisible one that's proving very difficult to overcome

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The Latest: Saudi-Turkish team begins search of consulate
October 15th, 2018  10:59 AM

A joint Saudi-Turkish team has entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to search it, nearly two weeks after the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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The Latest: Brexit: Irish say UK places new terms on border
October 15th, 2018  5:27 AM

Ireland's foreign minister says that Britain has placed new conditions on the use of a mechanism to ensure that goods keep flowing across the Irish border after Brexit

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Japan raises concerns over Pacific's debt to China
October 15th, 2018  1:51 AM

Japan's foreign minister has raised concerns about the high levels of debt owed by some Pacific Island countries and says it wants to help resolve the problem

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Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments
October 14th, 2018  9:03 PM

Saudi Arabia is warning that will respond to threats with tough measures after President Donald Trump said the oil-rich kingdom deserves "severe punishment" if responsible for the disappearance and suspected murder of writer Jamal Khashoggi

Saudis reject threats as stocks plunge after Trump comments
The Latest: More executives pulling out of Saudi conference
October 14th, 2018  8:59 PM

More executives pull out of Saudi business conference in wake of writer's disappearance

The Latest: More executives pulling out of Saudi conference
The Latest: Rubio says reassess ties if Saudi killed writer
October 14th, 2018  6:37 PM

A member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the U.S.-Saudi relations may need "to be completely revised" if an investigation finds the kingdom's government responsible for the murder of Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi

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Round of talks don't resolve Brexit problems ahead of summit
October 14th, 2018  6:28 PM

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator says no deal on the UK's withdrawal from the EU has been reached despite a push for progress

Round of talks don't resolve Brexit problems ahead of summit
Round of talks don't resolve Brexit problems ahead of summit
October 14th, 2018  3:57 PM

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator says no deal on the UK's withdrawal from the EU has been reached despite a push for progress

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Who's Trump listen to on trade? Chinese ambassador at a loss
October 14th, 2018  3:12 PM

China's ambassador to the United States says he and other diplomats in Washington are having a hard time figuring out which trade advisers President Donald Trump listens to in his administration

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Who does Trump listen to on trade? Chinese envoy at a loss
October 14th, 2018  2:49 PM

China's ambassador to the United States says he and other diplomats in Washington are having a hard time figuring out which trade advisers President Donald Trump listens to in his administration

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