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February 23rd, 2018. 5:39 PM

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Trump to announce new NKorea sanctions
February 23rd, 2018. 10:49 AM

The Trump administration is hitting more than 50 vessels, shipping companies, and trade businesses with sanctions in the latest bid to turn up the pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program, according to a senior administration official

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Trump Jr: "I love" Indian media, but US media? Not so much
February 23rd, 2018. 10:32 AM

The U.S. president's eldest son has heaped praise on the Indian media, while accusing American journalists of unfair criticism, as he nears the end of a whirlwind trip across India promoting Trump-brand luxury real estate

Donald Trump Jr.
Brexit is already causing a drop in EU migration to UK
February 23rd, 2018. 8:52 AM

Brexit is a little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it's already having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain

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CBS names Margaret Brennan as 'Face the Nation' anchor
February 22nd, 2018. 3:27 PM

Margaret Brennan will become moderator of CBS' long-time Sunday morning political show, 'Face the Nation.'

Margaret Brennan
Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold
February 22nd, 2018. 1:48 PM

The top executive of Italian company Eni says that planned drilling in search of gas off Cyprus could be put on hold until Turkey can be convinced to pull back its warships preventing a rig from reaching the site

Ioannis Kasoulides
Latvian scandal exposes weakness in European oversight
February 22nd, 2018. 11:49 AM

Experts say that a corruption scandal rocking euro member state Latvia underscores the limits of Europe's banking supervision and is likely to lead to reforms

Ilmars Rimsevics
Turkey says won't allow 'one-sided' gas search off Cyprus
February 22nd, 2018. 11:15 AM

Turkey's energy minister says his country won't allow the Cyprus government to carry out a 'unilateral' search for gas off Cyprus

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European Central Bank puts onus on Latvia in graft probe
February 22nd, 2018. 10:39 AM

The European Central Bank says it does not have the power to investigate money laundering in individual nations, a hint that it is up to member state Latvia to clear up its corruption scandal.

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UK's May gathers divided Cabinet, seeking Brexit compromise
February 22nd, 2018. 8:20 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May is gathering her divided ministers for a marathon meeting aimed at hammering out a common position on Brexit

UK's May gathers divided Cabinet, seeking Brexit compromise
EU leaders prepare life without Britain, mull future ties
February 22nd, 2018. 5:25 AM

EU leaders meet without Britain Friday looking to plug a major budget hole after Brexit and endorse a plan to streamline the European Parliament by sharing out the country's seats

Donald Tusk
Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors
February 22nd, 2018. 12:42 AM

Foreign leaders are looking to cultivate stronger ties with US governors and mayors, an interest that will be on display at this weekend's meeting of governors

Foreign leaders seek fresh ties with US governors, mayors
Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency
February 21st, 2018. 8:25 PM

Donald Trump Jr. said any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" during a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures

Donald Trump Jr.
Cyprus: Gas search to continue despite Turkey's opposition
February 21st, 2018. 8:31 AM

Cyprus' president says an offshore hydrocarbons search will carry on as planned despite strong opposition from Turkey and the ethnically split island nation's breakaway Turkish Cypriots

Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Nicos Anastasiades
New Zealand says Pacific trade deal will boost GDP 1 percent
February 21st, 2018. 2:54 AM

New Zealand estimates a Pacific trade deal would boost its economy by up to 1 percent as exporters would face reduced tariffs on goods like kiwifruit, wine and beef

David Parker
Luxury property ad blitz heralds Trump son's visit to India
February 20th, 2018. 9:18 PM

The eldest son of President Donald Trump has arrived in India to help sell luxury apartments and lavish attention on Indians who have bought units in Trump-branded developments

Donald Trump Jr.
Italy warns of election threat as rival parties court Russia
February 20th, 2018. 3:32 PM

Italian government officials are warning of possible foreign interference in March 4 elections, sounding the alarm following the U.S. indictment of Russian trolls and evidence of Russian-sourced fake news on popular Italian platforms

Italy warns of election threat as rival parties court Russia
Uber pulls out of Morocco amid tensions
February 20th, 2018. 2:52 PM

Uber is pulling out of Morocco _ a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company say is linked to the North African country's failure to reform its strict transport rules

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Road warrior David Davis says UK won't have 'Mad Max' Brexit
February 20th, 2018. 7:02 AM

Britain's top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards, in a speech aimed at allaying European fears of a deregulated, laissez-faire U.K. economy

Road warrior David Davis says UK won't have 'Mad Max' Brexit
Banker: "Nightmare" dodging extortion attempts in Latvia
February 19th, 2018. 2:48 PM

Norvik bank has filed an international legal complaint against Latvia in which it alleges that a "Senior Latvian Official" repeatedly sought "to extort monetary bribes," and threatened the bank when its owner refused to pay up

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