The pound rallied Tuesday to five-month peaks amid optimism over a breakthrough in Brexit talks while Wall Street stocks rebounded following an upbeat start to earnings season. Sterling got an early boost from the European Union’s top Brexit negotiator flagging the possibility of reaching a divorce agreement this week, revivingContinue Reading

Tunisia’s president-elect Kais Saied has won a clear mandate to fight corruption and promote social justice, even though his role focuses on security and diplomacy. Here is an overview of key policy challenges facing the conservative newcomer: – Change in foreign policy? – A constitutional law professor by trade, SaiedContinue Reading

Democratic White House hopeful united in searing condemnation of Donald Trump during their fourth debate Tuesday, saying the president has broken the law, abused his power, and deserves to be impeached. From the opening moments, most of the dozen candidates on stage launched fierce broadsides against Trump over the UkrainianContinue Reading

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, has pledged that the world body will continue to support Haiti, saying it is the responsibility of Haitians themselves to end the current political crisis. This came during a statement to a meeting of the Security Council today, noting that sinceContinue Reading

Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to visit Russia in a telephone conversation on Tuesday night, the Kremlin press service said. “Putin invited Erdogan to pay a working visit to Russia in the next few days,” the press service said in a statement. The telephoneContinue Reading