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Nicaragua nationalizes fuel firm 2 days after US sanctions

Dec 14, 2019

Nicaragua has nationalized the assets of a fuel distribution company two days after Washington hit it with sanctions

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Poland wants troops, police to cull boars due to swine fever

Dec 11, 2019

Poland's agriculture minister says he wants to introduce new legislation that would allow military and police personnel to shoot wild boar on a large scale to help fight African swine fever that has appeared in the country's west. The minister said Wednesday the law would also punish anyone obstructing the elimination of animals in affected areas, such as environmentalists

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WTO panel: EU fails to end illegal subsidies for Airbus

Dec 2, 2019

A World Trade Organization panel has ruled the European Union has not complied with an order to end illegal subsidies for European plane maker Airbus that prompted the Trump administration to impose tariffs on nearly $7.5 billion worth of EU goods.

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Palestinians protest US settlement decision in ‘day of rage’

Nov 26, 2019

Hundreds of Palestinians protesting against the U.S. announcement last week that it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law

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China’s Xi says Beijing wants trade deal, can ‘fight back’

Nov 22, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing wants to work for a trade deal with the United States, but if need be will ‘fight back’

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Markets Right Now: Stocks slip as trade worries persist

Nov 21, 2019

Stocks are closing slightly lower on Wall Street, giving the market its third straight drop. Technology stocks and companies that rely on consumer spending led the way lower.

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Cambodian leader willing to lose EU trade privileges

Nov 21, 2019

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen says it is more important for his country to maintain its independence and sovereignty than to retain special trading privileges that the European Union has threatened to withdraw

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Japan records trade surplus as exports, imports fall

Nov 20, 2019

Japan has recorded a trade surplus in October, the first surplus in four months, as exports to the U.S. fell and oil prices slipped

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Markets Right Now: Stocks waver near record highs

Nov 18, 2019

Stocks wavered around their recent record high levels on Wall Street as traders waited for new clues about where trade talks between the U.S. and China were headed. The S&P 500 is coming off six straight weeks of gains.

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Markets Right Now: Stocks manage meager gains on Wall Street

Nov 12, 2019

Stocks are closing with tiny gains on Wall Street, eking out another record high close for the Nasdaq. Health care and materials companies rose the most on Tuesday, but the gains were checked by losses in real estate, energy and other sectors.

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