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Kurds, Warning of Hostilities in Iraq, Appeal for a U.S. Envoy

The Iraqi Kurdish government has asked the U.S. to appoint a special envoy to mediate a deepening dispute between the central government in Baghdad and the semiautonomous Kurdish region, a top Kurdish official said Monday....

  


Germany's Political Impasse Will Stymie Further European Change

The prospects for overhauling the European Union and its currency, the euro, have hit further trouble as Germany grapples with newfound political instability and its leaders brace for potential early elections. ...

  


Searchers Race Against Time to Find Missing Argentine Submarine

Naval forces from the United States and several other countries, battling strong winds and high waves, joined in a race to find a missing submarine thought to have sunk hundreds of miles off the coast of Argentina with 44 crew members and dwindling oxygen supplies....

  


Merkel Weighs New Vote After Collapse of Coalition Talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday was weighing the prospect of new elections after the collapse of talks to form a new government posed a threat to her leadership and raised doubts about the political stability of the European Union’s most powerful country. ...

  


Russia Charts Course for Syria's Future

Russia is preparing to host the leaders of Turkey and Iran this week for a summit on the future of Syria, further cementing President Vladimir Putin’s position as a Middle East power broker. ...

  


Venezuela Turns to Billionaire Debt Investor to Help With Bond Crisis

Billionaire distressed debt investor David Martínez urged Venezuela’s struggling government to default on its bonds days before the country’s surprise announcement to restructure its obligations....

  


EU Chooses New Homes for Medicines Agency and Banking Authority

European Union governments voted to move the bloc’s equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Amsterdam and its London-based banking regulator to Paris....

  


U.S. to Label North Korea as 'State Sponsor of Terrorism'

President Donald Trump said the U.S. would reinstate its designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, a week after Mr. Trump finished a trip across Asia in which he pressed for more action to stifle Pyongyang’s weapons development....

  


U.S. Treasury Sanctions 'Large-Scale' Iran Counterfeiting Ring

The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on what the Treasury Department describes as a “large-scale” Iranian counterfeiting ring that it says is run by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and potentially worth hundreds of millions of dollars....

  


Zimbabwe President's Party Plans Impeachment Proceedings

Zimbabwe’s ruling party started preparations to impeach President Robert Mugabe after the world’s oldest head of state missed a midday deadline to step down....

  


Argentine Submarine Reported Malfunction Before Communications Ended

An Argentine submarine missing for five days reported a malfunction before its communications with the mainland broke off, naval officials said as hopes began to wane that the ship and its 44 crew members would be rescued. ...

  


Amsterdam to House European Medicines Agency

European Union governments voted to move the European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam, and plan to vote for a new home for the European Banking Authority later Monday....

  


Political Paralysis Hits Germany as Collapse of Talks Tests Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was scrambling to address the biggest political threat to her leadership in 12 years in office, after the collapse of talks to form a new government raised doubts about the stability of Europe’s largest economy and a push for an ambitious eurozone overhaul. ...

  


South Korea Allows a Defector's Son to Visit Pyongyang

South Korea said it would allow one of its citizens to visit North Korea, the latest sign that Seoul sees opportunities to engage with Pyongyang even as it goes along with efforts to isolate Kim’s regime....

  


Growth in Developed Economies Slowed in Third Quarter, OECD Says

Economic growth in developed countries slowed in the three months to September, but remains on course for a pickup in 2017 overall. ...

  


Developed Economy Growth Slowed in Third Quarter, Says OECD

Economic growth in developed countries slowed in the three months to September, but remains on course for a pickup in 2017 overall. ...

  


Televisa Executive Killed in Apparent Robbery Attempt

Adolfo Lagos, a senior executive of television broadcaster Grupo Televisa was shot dead Sunday in an apparent robbery attempt while biking near Mexico City, the company said....

  


South Korea Allows Defector's Son to Visit Pyongyang

South Korea’s government said it would allow one of its citizens to visit North Korea, the latest sign that Seoul sees opportunities to engage with Pyongyang even as it goes along with U.S.-led efforts to isolate Kim Jong Un’s regime....

  


Indonesia's Corruption Watchdog Arrests Top Politician

Indonesia’s antigraft commission has arrested one of the country’s most powerful politicians, who for weeks evaded questioning over his alleged role in the theft of $170 million of public money....

  


Search Continues for Missing Argentine Submarine

A multinational search for a missing Argentine submarine continued late Sunday as concern rose over the fate of the 44-member crew, which was supposed to have made contact four days ago. ...

  


U.S. Rebuffs China's Charm Offensive, Edging Closer to Trade War

The administration is investigating trade actions against China as it looks to fundamentally challenge Chinese trade practices and reject a tradition of eking out concessions from Beijing around high-level meetings....

  


Piñera to Face Guillier in Chilean Election Runoff

Chile’s former president, Sebastián Piñera, got the most votes in Sunday’s presidential election, but received less support than expected as the country now prepares for a second-round runoff next month....

  


Beyond Trump-Xi Bond, White House Looks to Toughen China Policy

The administration is investigating trade actions against China as it looks to fundamentally challenge Chinese trade practices and reject a tradition of eking out concessions from Beijing around high-level meetings....

  


German Coalition Talks Collapse

Negotiations to form the first German government made up of center-right parties and left-leaning environmentalists collapsed, leaving the country in political limbo and raising doubts about Chancellor Angela Merkel’s political future....

  


Piñera Leading Chile's Presidential Election

Chile’s former president Sebastián Piñera was leading in Sunday’s presidential election. However, early results showed that he received less support than expected, increasing political uncertainty in a likely second-round runoff next month....

  


Buoyant Central and Eastern Europe Revives Overheating Fears

The speed and scale of Europe’s economic recovery has taken almost everyone by surprise, and nowhere has the turnaround been more impressive than in central and Eastern Europe. Nonetheless, the region faces challenges that pose risks to the recovery....

  


Zimbabwe's Mugabe Says Nothing of Resigning, Defying Expectations

Zimbabwe was thrown into confusion Sunday after President Robert Mugabe spoke on TV without mentioning resigning, after officials had said he had agreed to step down....

  


Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Agrees to Resign

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has agreed to resign after 37 years in power, two officials said Sunday. The officials said Mr. Mugabe had reached a deal Sunday afternoon with generals who took control of his government last week....

  


Mugabe Clings to Power as He Is Fired as Party Leader

President Robert Mugabe was expelled as the leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling party and given a Monday deadline to resign as president, a dramatic step in the downfall of the world’s oldest head of state....

  


Italy Labors to Integrate Refugees in Weak Economy

Italy is facing a daunting challenge integrating refugees, with a chronically weak economy, high unemployment and a state bureaucracy that often fails to provide a social safety net even for native-born Italians. ...

  


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