Latvia’s parliament on Thursday passed legislation to take control over the Baltic country’s two biggest ports in an effort to keep them open after U.S. sanctions against a Latvian oligarch threatened operations.
Thousands of people took to the streets in Algiers and other cities on Thursday chanting “No vote! We want freedom!” as Algerian authorities held a presidential election that protesters view as a charade to keep the ruling ...Read More
The U.S. House of Representatives moved closer on Thursday to the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump, as a committee considered formal charges against him that are likely to be sent to the House for a final ...Read More
Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should resign immediately to avoid risks of political interference with the investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, the European Parliament told EU leaders on Thursday.
Christine Lagarde used her first full news conference as head of the European Central Bank on Thursday to promise a broad and open-ended strategic review of the bank’s workings and served notice of a new style in ...Read More
The International Monetary Fund would welcome any deal to reduce U.S.-China trade tensions and tariffs, but is urging the world’s two largest economies to permanently resolve their 17-month trade war, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice said on Thursday.