Allison Beckinger

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After U.S. Compromise, Security Council Strengthens North Korea Sanctions

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council on Monday ratcheted up sanctions yet again against North Korea, but they fell significantly short of the far-reaching penalties that the Trump administration had demanded just days ago.<p>While the sanctions were described in Washington and other …

Euroskeptics in free fall at European Parliament

Having failed to win major victories in national elections, anti-EU parties are now in disarray in the European Parliament, where they have long …

After Multiple Invasions, the U.S. Army Is Getting Tired of Liberating Atropia

Military planners use elaborate scenarios involving fake countries to make war games more realistic, but they sometimes create real-world problems. ‘Veishnoriya will stand firm!’<p>By<p>James Marson and<p>Julian E. Barnes<p>The U.S. Army always knew defending Atropia would be a slog.<p>But officers didn’t expect …

Justice Kennedy’s Order Temporarily Leaves in Place Trump Travel Ban on Refugees

WASHINGTON — Justice Anthony M. Kennedy on Monday issued a temporary order allowing the Trump administration to exclude most refugees from entering the United States while the Supreme Court considers challenges to its revised travel ban.<p>The so-called administrative stay will probably be in place …

Bin Laden’s Son Is Poised to Unify Terrorists Worldwide

Hamza bin Laden isn’t just being prepared for a leadership role in his father’s organization. He’s now the figure best placed to reunify the global …

The Great BRIC Shift Of Global Economic Power

<i>By Dan Steinbock</i><p>BRIC economies continue to grow. In the late 2020s, the size of China’s economy will surpass that of the US. By the early 2030s, the …

Ireland to repay last of IMF bailout loans to cut interest bill

© Reuters. Ireland to repay last of IMF bailout loans to cut interest bill<p>By Padraic Halpin<p>DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is to seek early repayment of …

Economics

This graphic shows all the events in the next 12 months that could shock global markets

You just need to look at the market fallout from Brexit, Donald Trump's election as US president, and Emmanuel Macron's first round victory in the French presidential election to see that politics and markets are inextricably intertwined with one another.<p>This isn't expected to change going forward …

Britain calls for non-stop Brexit talks with EU in bid to break deadlock over divorce bill

Britain wants to hold non-stop negotiations with the European Union to try and break the deadlock over the Brexit divorce bill.<p>Downing Street said on Monday that the Government is “ready to intensify negotiations” with Brussels and rip up the existing timetable which sees talks taking place one …

These will be the 21 most powerful economies in 2030

Emerging markets will start to dominate rankings of the world's top economies by 2030, according to a report published earlier this year.<p>The report, …

Trump's push to quit South Korea trade pact would mark latest swerve in region on edge

<b>Analysis:</b> As tensions swirl between US and North Korea, president’s reported effort to exit 2007 deal may bring stunning development in twisting tale<p>Donald Trump has asked aides to prepare for US withdrawal from a free trade agreement with South Korea, it was reported on Saturday – a potentially …

David Davis: Norway model is one option for UK after Brexit

Britain is considering joining Norway and Switzerland as a temporary member of the European Free Trade Association to avoid a potential economic …

How China Aims to Limit the West’s Global Influence

In January, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Xi Jinping of China called his country a champion of free trade and globalization. And at an international conference in Beijing in May, he laid out China’s grand vision of promoting global integration by linking Asia, Europe …

China