Category: Wall Street Journal

The latest round of Syrian peace talks ended with no progress toward a political settlement and no pause in government offensives against opposition-held areas. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

The leaders of China and South Korea pledged to work together to counter North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear program, resetting relations that had soured over Seoul’s deployment of an American missile-defense system. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Central banks in Europe showed continued caution about the region’s economic recovery, signaling that they are in no rush to follow the Federal Reserve in steadily raising interest rates. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised President Donald Trump’s performance in a nationally televised press conference, saying Washington was consumed by “spy mania.” GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

As the U.S. military campaign against Islamic State winds down in the Middle East, the Trump administration is turning its focus to what it sees as a bigger threat: Iran. GO TO SOURCE Author: THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

The arrest of two Reuters reporters in Myanmar casts a spotlight on how the country’s authorities use colonial-era laws to restrict press freedom as international criticism builds over the nation’s treatment of its ethnic-Rohingya Muslim minority. GO TO SOURCE Author:…

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ruled out pursuing a traditional Cold War-style containment and deterrence strategy against a nuclear-armed North Korea, citing concerns that Pyongyang will transform its arsenal into a commercial business and sell nuclear weapons to other actors.…