Economy

UN nuclear watchdog: Iran stays within limits of 2015 deal

Feb 22, 2019

The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog says Iran still is complying with the terms of a 2015 deal that aims to keep Tehran from building atomic weapons in exchange for economic incentives

EU says it's ready to hit back if US imposes car tariffs

Feb 22, 2019

A European Union official says "there is full support" from member states to hit back if U.S. President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on cars and car parts

A look at Nigeria's top 2 presidential contenders

Feb 22, 2019

A look at Nigeria's top 2 presidential contenders in Saturday's delayed election

Global shares mixed as investors watch trade talks

Feb 22, 2019

Global shares are mixed as investors nervously eye U.S.-China trade talks in Washington

German business confidence drops for 6th straight month

Feb 22, 2019

A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany has fallen for the sixth consecutive month as worries mount about the outlook for Europe's biggest economy

China says coal handling delayed by environmental checks

Feb 22, 2019

China says delays in handling of Australian coal due to environmental checks

Trump pledges to expand opportunity for every race

Feb 22, 2019

President Donald Trump is pledging to expand opportunity for Americans of every race, religion and creed as he commemorates Black History Month

Asian shares mostly lower as investors watch trade talks

Feb 22, 2019

Asian shares are mostly lower after a slide on Wall Street as investors nervously watched the U.S.-China trade talks in Washington

US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

Feb 22, 2019

U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

Sanctions could ease with greatly reduced North Korea threat

Feb 21, 2019

Pompeo says the US will not ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident that the nuclear weapons threat from Pyongyang has been "substantially reduced"