Fugitive Spurs Worries Over New Brussels Terror Attack
U.S. and Belgian officials have grown increasingly concerned about the prospect that a key figure behind the 2016 Brussels bombings is plotting a new terror attack, according to people briefed on the investigation.
The Cult of Erdogan Won't Guarantee Victory in Turkey Vote
Turkish opinion polls suggest a deadlock among likely voters in an April 16 referendum over proposed changes that would radically remake Turkeyâ€™s democracy and could allow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to extend his rule.
Eurozone finance ministers discussed the impasse in Greeceâ€™s talks with creditors on Monday, but no breakthrough emerged on the latest conflict that threatens to derail a bailout deal: workersâ€™ rights.
U.K. Trade Policy After Brexit Must Reckon With Gravity
To boost trade after Brexit, the U.K. will have to grapple with a powerful force: gravity. Economists have for decades observed that the volume of trade between economies is tightly linked to their size and proximity.
Paris Airport Attack Puts Focus on Check-In Security
The attack at Parisâ€™s second-largest airport, in which a man seized a soldierâ€™s gun before being shot dead, comes at a time of heightened security concerns at such departure points for international travelers.
Treasury's Mnuchin Fends Off Push to Reject Protectionism
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rebuffed a concerted push by world finance chiefs to disavow protectionism, fanning fears that the Trump administrationâ€™s pursuit of an â€śAmerica Firstâ€ť policy could ignite global trade conflicts.
France Launches Terror Investigation Into Airport Attack
A man who shouted â€śIâ€™m here to die for Allahâ€ť was shot dead after grabbing a soldierâ€™s rifle at Parisâ€™s Orly airport, unnerving a country that has been targeted repeatedly by terrorist attacks.
U.K. Says White House Pledged Not to Repeat Claim British Spied on Trump
The U.S. has assured the U.K. it wonâ€™t repeat allegations that the countryâ€™s GCHQ intelligence agency helped the previous presidential administration eavesdrop on President Donald Trump, a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Russia Pushes to Boost Arms Exports, Courts U.S. Clients
When Russian officials struck a deal with the United Arab Emirates last month to develop a cutting-edge combat plane, they sent a clear signal: Moscow is fighting to win back lost market share in arms exports and courting major U.S. customers.