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European stocks closed lower on Thursday after a flurry of poorly received corporate earnings reports.
In a Hanoi barbershop, about a dozen customers are getting free Kim Jong Un or President Donald Trump hairstyles. Kim is coming to the Vietnamese capital next week for his second summit with Trump.
Three U.K. lawmakers from Britain's ruling Conservative Party have quit to join a new centrist group in parliament, saying the government's handling of Brexit has been "disastrous."
Putin threatens to field new weapons that would target U.S. decision-making centers if Washington deploys intermediate range missiles in countries bordering Russia.
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Jenny Shipley has denied writing a pro-China opinion piece titled "We need to listen to China," according to multiple media reports.
Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to arrive by train for his summit with President Donald Trump in Hanoi next week, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.
A state-run newspaper claimed the U.S. faces pressure to resolve trade differences with China because failed negotiations would slam markets.
Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is looking forward to a good meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Feb. 27 and 28 in Vietnam and wants Pyongyang to ultimately denuclearize but is in no particular hurry.
A spokesperson for Germany's interior ministry told CNBC on Tuesday that the nation was not planning to shut any firm out of its 5G network.
The two countries have attempted to raise prices by agreeing supply cuts while at the same time the U.S. has increased output.
Khan said in a televised speech that, should there be an attack from India, "Pakistan will not merely think of retaliation, but rather, we will retaliate."
A fresh round of talks between the U.S. and China will take place in Washington, followed by higher level talks later in the week.
The world economy is headed for a period of "dull, low" growth, according to fund manager Janus Henderson, but the risk of an outright recession remains small.
The center-right is set to remain the biggest group in the EU legislature after elections in May that should also show a surge in seats for the far-right, a survey showed on Monday.
An election-bound Trump wants the China trade problem out of the way to bask in the spotlight choreographed by Chinese puppeteers during the North Korean summit later this month, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
With the Brexit deadline fast approaching, there's a growing belief that the U.K.'s exit from the EU could galvanize calls for a European army.