Government And Politics

Norway summons Iranian ambassador over Denmark plot

Nov 1, 2018

Norway's foreign minister has summoned Iran's ambassador to Norway in connection with Danish allegations about an Iranian plot to kill an opposition activist in Denmark

Asian shares mixed on doubts over Chinese stimulus

Nov 1, 2018

Asian markets are mixed as traders wondered if the Chinese government could shore up its economy without weakening the yuan as manufacturing slows

Supply shortages plague Canada's new cannabis marketplace

Nov 1, 2018

Canada's legal recreational market is off to a bumpy start with rampant supply shortages

Singaporean accused of NKorea dealings to talk to officials

Oct 31, 2018

Singapore director accused of North Korean dealings says he takes allegations seriously, will contact authorities

Duchess Meghan praises New Zealand on women's voting victory

Oct 28, 2018

The Duchess of Sussex has congratulated New Zealand on becoming the first country in the world to allow women to vote 125 years ago, and said that effort had paved the way for others around the world

US Treasury sanctions 2 Singapore firms for NKorea dealings

Oct 26, 2018

US Treasury sanctions 2 Singapore firms for alleged North Korea dealings, money laundering

World markets mixed as investors monitor earnings

Oct 24, 2018

World markets are mixed as traders mull the impact of tariffs on corporate America after big industrial companies admitted they were facing rising costs.

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs

Oct 24, 2018

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs in earnings reports

As Trump rails, US allies take lead in changing trade rules

Oct 22, 2018

While the Trump administration and China fight over trade, Canada and the European Union are quietly trying to update the rulebook of commerce that has barely budged since the Digital Age.

World stocks push past growth worries in China, Italy

Oct 22, 2018

World markets are higher, brushing off potential concerns about slower growth in China and a credit rating downgrade of Italy over its spending plans.

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