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Fri April 27, 18

Europe's Entreaties to Trump On Iran Nuclear Deal Come Up Short - Fri April 27, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The Trump administration moved closer this week to dropping out of the landmark Iran nuclear agreement, after efforts by Europe's leaders to persuade Mr. Trump to remain in the accord appear to be falling flat. more ...

World Bank's New Chief Economist Is Expert on How Trade Can Drive Inequality - Fri April 27, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The World Bank has appointed Yale University's Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, a leading academic who has probed how international trade can fuel inequality, as the bank's new chief economist. more ...
Thu April 26, 18

Hopes for U.S. Tariff Exemptions Fade in Europe - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
German officials expect the White House to make good on its threat to impose higher tariffs on EU steel and aluminum, turning a meeting between Angela Merkel and Donald Trump into the last chance to avert a trade war. more ...

Syria Ramps Up Attacks on Pockets of Opposition - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The Syrian regime, unfazed by international outrage over a suspected chemical-weapons attack, has shifted its attention to small opposition-held pockets in its relentless pursuit to consolidate control over the country. more ...

China Moves to Police Its History With New Law - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
China's legislature is set to pass a new law that requires “all of society” to “honor, study and defend” Communist Party-approved heroes and martyrs, and will subject anyone who defames members of that select group to potential criminal penalties and civil liabilities. more ...

North-South Korea Meeting to Determine Their Future Ties - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Kim Jong Un will become the first North Korean leader to set foot in the South since the Korean War when he steps across the military demarcation line and shakes hands with Moon Jae-in, the South Korean president. more ...

In Sisi's Second Term, Opening or More Repression? - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Now that President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi has secured his second term, Egyptians wonder whether the regime will relax and allow more breathing room for political life—or will turn even more autocratic. more ...

Iraqi Prime Minister Tries to Bridge Ethnic Divide in Election Campaign - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi made a rare visit to the capital of the semiautonomous Kurdish region on Thursday, seeking to burnish his image as a leader for all the country as he campaigns for reelection next month. more ...

Court Removes Pakistan's Foreign Minister From Office - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif was removed from his post by a court, as a clash between the elected government and the judiciary further jolted Pakistan's shaky democracy. more ...

Chinese, Indian Leaders Seek Harmony After a Fractious Year - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Can Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi get their countries' relationship back on track? That's the goal of a face-face meeting Friday. more ...

Macron, Trump Face Off in Charm Contest - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
It was a duel to see which president—Donald Trump or Emmanuel Macron of France—could shower the other with more public affection. more ...

Famed Parisian Bike Network Rolls Into a Ditch - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The French capital has fallen from grace as a bike-sharing paradise that inspired cities around the world to launch programs of their own as an effort to upgrade it falters spectacularly. more ...

New Financial Transaction Methods Pose Challenge in Terror Fight, Officials Say - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
French President Emmanuel Macron called ministers from over 70 countries to Paris in an effort to coordinate a crackdown on new terror-financing methods that French officials say pose a growing threat to global security. more ...

French Tycoon Vincent Bolloré Faces Preliminary Charges - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
French prosecutors brought preliminary charges against tycoon Vincent Bolloré for allegedly bribing politicians in two West African nations, in exchange for lucrative contracts running shipping operations. more ...

Beijing Ready to Hit Back if U.S. Curbs Chinese Investments - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The U.S. threat of investment restrictions is already damping the enthusiasm of Chinese businesses, with some canceling or slowing plans to invest in the American market. more ...

Report Slams Military Over October Deaths in Niger - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Poor training, complacency and a culture of excessive risk contributed to the deaths of four U.S. soldiers during an operation in Niger in October, according to a classified Pentagon report. more ...

Migrants Gather in Mexico, Prepare to Seek U.S. Asylum - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Central Americans from a migrant caravan have been gathering in Tijuana, with hundreds more expected to arrive soon. They plan to head to the U.S. border on Sunday, and most are expected to seek asylum. more ...

Heavy Police Presence to Close Idyllic Philippine Island Under Ecological Strain - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The last tourists on the popular Philippines tropical island of Boracay were told to pack their swimsuits and leave Thursday as a government shutdown took effect to scrub the paradise clean of sewage and curb overdevelopment. more ...

As Merkel Visits U.S., Germany's Trade Surplus Isn't the Problem - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
Mr. Trump is hardly the first to draw attention to Germany's vast current account surplus, but he's wrong to blame it on unfair trade practices, writes Simon Nixon. It's simply a reflection of policy choices—on both sides of the Atlantic. more ...

How Mario Draghi Could Explain Eurozone's Apparent Slowdown - Thu April 26, 18 - WSJ WorldNews
The European Central Bank isn't expected to change policy at its meeting Thursday, but President Mario Draghi is likely to discuss whether he thinks the risks to the region's economy have increased. more ...
Last updated : Fri April 27, 18 - 00:32:09


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