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  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:48

    EU watchdog wants new rules for foreign exchanges after Brexit

    LONDON - European Union rules are needed after Brexit to regulate foreign securities trading platforms that want to serve EU investors, the bloc’s markets watchdog said on Thursday.

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  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:42

    France's Macron urges Europeans to fight 'leprosy' of populism

    PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday populism was spreading across Europe like a disease that Europeans should fight more vigorously instead of criticizing the actions of pro-European governments like his.

  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:34

    Washington's 'capricious' trade actions will hurt U.S. workers, China warns

    BEIJING - China’s commerce ministry on Thursday accused the United States of being “capricious” over bilateral trade issues, and warned that the interests of U.S. workers and farmers ultimately will be hurt by Washington’s penchant for brandishing “big sticks”.

  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:30

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives birth to first child

    WELLINGTON - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to her first child, a girl, on Thursday, Ardern said in a posting on Instagram.

  • Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:27

    Ross says U.S. must create 'more painful' environment in trade: CNBC

    WASHINGTON - Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday the United States needs to make it harder for its trading partners to have high trade barriers in order to achieve President Donald Trump’s ultimate goal of lower barriers and a level playing field.

  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:04

    Iran FM says Israel nuke arsenal real threat to Middle East

    TEHRAN -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Israel's formidable nuclear arsenal is a real threat to the Middle East and the world, Financial Tribune daily reported on Wednesday.

  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:00

    Tokyo stocks close higher in wake of global sell-off amid U.S. tariff offensive

    TOKYO-- Tokyo stocks closed higher in choppy trade Wednesday as investors sought out shares deemed oversold following a global equities rout triggered by the U.S. targeting China again for higher tariffs as trade tensions heighten.

  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:56

    Iran to oppose Saudi Arabia proposal to increase OPEC crude output: official

    TEHRAN-- Iran will not accept Saudi Arabia's proposal to increase crude output of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Iran's representative to the OPEC was quoted as saying Tuesday.

  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 13:49

    U.S. announces withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council

    WASHINGTON -- The United States on Tuesday announced its withdrawal from the UN Human Rights Council, marking the latest departure by the Trump administration from an international institution.