Italy’s new government is setting out a euroskeptic policy agenda in a country where public frustration with the European Union has supplanted once-broad support.
Mexico’s leading presidential candidate has a daunting challenge that keeps his would-be finance minister awake at night: find some $20 billion every year to step up social spending and public investment without raising taxes or debt.
Guatemalan rescue teams assisted by army troops worked Monday to search for an undetermined number of people missing in the wake of a volcanic eruption that killed at least 65 people and injured 46 others.
At first glance, new coalition governments in Italy and Spain look like a recipe for deeper uncertainty in two large eurozone economies. But the EU has been here before, Simon Nixon writes.
The German chancellor outlined proposals for overhauling and strengthening the architecture of the European Union, including combining nations’ defense capabilities and building a common investment fund for the eurozone.
Stock indexes that rode accelerating global growth to fresh records in January are now hamstrung by a moderate but unmistakable slowdown in economic momentum.
The sprawling Sadr City slum helped deliver a surprising victory in Iraqi elections for cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, the son of the man who gave the Baghdad neighborhood its name. Now, Mr. Sadr’s alliance faces a tough task: Carrying out his lofty promises of change for the urban poor.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is planning to visit Kim Jong Un for what could be the North Korean leader’s first summit meeting with a foreign head of state in his capital.
In a sign of the massive rift between the U.S. and countries typically considered its closest allies, six of the G-7 finance ministers released a unanimous condemnation of U.S. trade actions.
Younger evangelical Christians are wavering in their support of Israel, according to a survey, spurring pro-Israel U.S. groups and the Netanyahu government to reach out to try to win them over.