Goldman Sachs and Citigroup closed earnings season on a good note Wednesday, as major US banks saw profits boosted by the election victory of Donald Trump, who promised to dismantle financial regulations.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will travel to the United States to face charges he says he faces there for whistleblowing only if his “rights are guaranteed,” his website said on Wednesday.
A leading member of German right-wing populist party AfD sparked an outcry Wednesday by criticising the Holocaust memorial in Berlin and calling for the country to stop atoning for its Nazi past.
Key Syrian rebel group Ahrar al-Sham said on Wednesday it will not take part in peace talks between the regime and opposition factions in the Kazakh capital next week.
Britain leaving the European single market will damage both the UK and EU member states’ economies, the German car industry warned Wednesday, after Prime Minister Theresa May appeared to head for the exit.
Theresa May’s proposals for a hard Brexit have met a mixed response in the European Union, where it always takes 28 countries to tango, and where many feel Britain may be dancing with two left feet.
Plans to dramatically expand the powers of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose a “huge threat” to human rights, law and the country’s democratic future, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Wednesday.
Last year, the Earth sweltered under the hottest temperatures in modern times for the third year in a row, US scientists said Wednesday, raising new concerns about the quickening pace of climate change.
Senegal on Wednesday presented a draft resolution to the UN Security Council seeking support for ECOWAS efforts to press Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh to step down, diplomats said.
A pupil killed at least three people and injured five when he opened fire on his classmates at a high school in northern Mexico on Wednesday, an official said.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday outlined her Brexit blueprint, stressing the need for good relations with the European Union but also warning that the bloc would suffer if no deal were reached.