VP Pence: US stands with Egypt vs terror

CAIRO—Vice President Mike Pence and Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pledged a united front against Mideast terrorism last Saturday as Pence, the highest-level American official...

Marches all over US in support of women’s rights slam Trump,...

LOS ANGELES—Demonstrators from Los Angeles to New York marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald J. Trump’s views on immigration, abortion,...

Biz group: UK must stay in customs union with EU

The United Kingdom should ensure it stays in a close and comprehensive customs agreement with the European Union (EU), providing tariff-free trade in all...

Trump tests political strength, clout in bellwether House race

President Donald J. Trump waded into a Pennsylvania special election that Republicans are calling a bellwether for their prospects of holding onto majorities in...

Taiwan protests unilateral launch of mainland China flight routes in Taiwan Strait,...

On January 4 the ​Taiwan government protested mainland China’s unilateral launch the same day of the northbound M503 flight route in the Taiwan Strait...

‘Erotica’ dance in dorm nearly gets Russian cadets expelled

MOSCOW—An underwear dance video filmed in a college dormitory nearly got some Russian cadet pilots expelled and sparked a discussion among Russia’s political elite. The...

House acts to avert US government shutdown

The House passed a spending bill on Thursday to avoid a United States government shutdown, but Senate Democrats say they have the votes to...

Chopper with Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett crashes, kills 5

RATON, New Mexico—A group of prominent friends, including a key Zimbabwean opposition leader and a Texas-based investor and philanthropist, was heading to a ranch...

Pope to Mapuches, Chile government: Unite

TEMUCO, Chile—Pope Francis took the Chilean state and the country’s largest indigenous group to task on Wednesday over their failure to forge a truly...

UK airlines risk losing rights in EU as Brexit talks resume

The European Union (EU) may attempt to strip British airlines of some flying rights after Brexit, with officials in Brussels warning that United Kingdom-based...

China heads for first full-year GDP acceleration since 2010

China’s economy is poised for its first full-year acceleration since 2010, the year its GDP surpassed Japan’s to become the world’s second-largest. Data due...

Bangladesh, Myanmar plan Rohingya repatriation in 2 years

BANGKOK—Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed they will try to complete the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled from violence...

Tillerson: Threat of North Korea war growing despite talks

SECRETARY of State Rex Tillerson offered a sobering assessment about the possibility of war with North Korea, saying advances in that country’s nuclear program...

China official: Crackdown on conglomerates is not over yet

CHINA'S banking regulator vowed to take action against those who built large financial conglomerates through complex ownership structures and fraudulent capital injections, signaling last...

China GDP powers past debt purge, leaving trail of unfinished projects

A pile of rusty pipes and materials are all that remain of Lanzhou New Area’s tram project. Only a year ago it was a...

Korean War allies meet on North Korean nuke threat

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Secretary of State Rex Tillerson huddles on Tuesday with nations that fought on America’s side in the Korean War, looking to tighten...

Across Mideast, Palestinians brace for US aid cuts

SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip—Mahmoud al-Qouqa can’t imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives from the...

India mulling over power-law change to boost EV stations

India’s power ministry is considering ending the lock on electricity sales by distributors as one way to speed up growth in vehicle charging stations,...

The mysterious Twitter user drawing a swarm of powerful Japanese traders

ON a day when billions in profits and losses would be determined by split-second trades, the salaried professionals of Japan’s financial markets were glued to...

A $300-billion reason India’s drug price cap will stay

Global pharmaceutical companies have bemoaned for years India’s capricious policies on prices and patents. Now the government needs billions of dollars for its “Make...