Category: Wall Street Journal

Iraqi forces took over a military base, airport and energy installations near the city of Kirkuk, pushing out Kurdish fighters as risks mount of a bigger conflict between two of the U.S.’s closest allies in the war against Islamic State.…

Catalonia’s leader didn’t clarify whether he declared the region independent from Spain last week, maintaining the separatists’ defiance of Madrid and raising the possibility of a reprisal from the central government. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Donald Trump’s presidency has so far been largely good for big business and investors, but the risk of a serious jolt now looms: the potential end of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has governed continental commerce for a…

The death toll from twin bombings in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu climbed above 200 over the weekend, making it one of the deadliest attacks in the country since an Islamist insurgency started a decade ago. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL…

The U.S. and South Korea are readying for a new joint military exercise, the type of drill that in the past has prompted Pyongyang to respond with missile tests. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Voters began casting ballots Sunday in a crucial election for governors that could give the opposition important leverage to demand a presidential election next year, a contest polls show the ruling Socialist Party would lose. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE…

Voters go to the polls Sunday in long-delayed state governor elections that President Nicolas Maduro proclaims are proof that his administration isn’t a dictatorship, as U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders have called it. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL