The Philippine president said Thursday he will not raise his country's victory in an arbitration ruling that invalidated China's territorial claims in the South China Sea during a Southeast Asian summit this weekend, a stance that critics say is subservient to Beijing.
Israel says the Palestinian self-rule government in the West Bank informed it on Thursday that it will stop paying for the electricity Israel sells to the Gaza Strip as tensions between the territory's Islamic militant Hamas rulers and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas intensify.
The sale of nine Soviet-era masterpieces that fetched $3 million at a London auction in 2014 is causing uproar in Moscow's art community, where it was largely perceived as a theft of the family jewels.
David McHugh, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 6:44am
The European Central Bank has left its stimulus program unchanged as it waits for the continent's political situation to settle down and held off Thursday from signaling any plan to taper off its support for the economy despite evidence that growth is picking up sharply.
President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that.
The 27 European Union nations head into two years of divorce negotiations with Britain as a solid bloc and said Thursday there is a large consensus on the tough guidelines for their Brexit negotiators which are to be approved at Saturday's summit.
Poland has signed its first deal to purchase liquefied natural gas from a U.S. supplier, a step that will help the country's efforts to cut its dependence on deliveries from Russia, officials said Thursday.
Stephen Ohlemacher and Josh Boak, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 27th - 5:53am
President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code leaves much of the heavy lifting to Congress, while ignoring years of hard work by the guy who will have to do a lot of that lifting: House Speaker Paul Ryan.