Government And Politics

Global stocks rise as investors watch trade tensions

Jul 5, 2018

Global shares have turned higher as auto shares push Europe higher after a lackluster day in Asia.

Kim Dotcom loses latest legal bid to avoid US extradition

Jul 5, 2018

Flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues have lost their latest bid to avoid extradition to the U.S. to face criminal charges

Asia counts down to US-China tariffs; markets mixed

Jul 5, 2018

Asian markets mixed as traders count down to US-China tariffs

UN experts fear for health of Liu Xiaobo's detained widow

Jul 4, 2018

A group of U.N. human rights experts are expressing concerns about the health of the widow of late Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, saying the Chinese government should let her seek treatment wherever she wishes

Danish PM: Trump has "unilateral focus" on defense spending

Jul 4, 2018

Denmark's prime minister says a letter from President Donald Trump accusing Danes of not spending enough on NATO has "a unilateral focus on military spending as a percentage of the gross domestic product on defense."

Show on slavery prompts artist to quit Montreal Jazz Fest

Jul 4, 2018

American singer-songwriter Moses Sumney is performing two last-minute club shows in Montreal after pulling out of the Montreal International Jazz Festival over a show on slavery performed by whites

Canada presses US to resume NAFTA renegotiation talks

Jul 3, 2018

With Mexico's presidential election out of the way, Canada is renewing its push to speed up the NAFTA renegotiation this summer

World stocks rise as Germany settles government jitters

Jul 3, 2018

World stocks recover as German leaders put to rest fears that government might fall

Asian markets tumble as China-US trade tensions rise

Jul 3, 2018

Asian markets tumble as China-US trade tensions rise

World stocks fall, haunted by concerns over US-China tariffs

Jul 2, 2018

Global stock markets are down as weak Asian economic surveys ratchet up worries over the potential impact of tariffs due to be imposed by China and the U.S. in a festering trade dispute

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