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February 14, 2017 7:21 AM VK Sasikala And O Paneerselvam: What's The Mystery Behind Their Educational Qualification

New Delhi: Recently VK Sasikala and O Paneerselvam have been two names that have dominated the news circle in India. These are the two names which have emerged as the star players in the political sky of Tamil Nadu after Jayalalitha's death. With the curtain being drawn on Sasikala's bid to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, the propensity of O Paneerselvam 12

February 10, 2017 12:52 PM Trump’s Russia strategy collides with foreign policy reality in leaked call with Putin

MOSCOW — President Trump’s heady campaign rhetoric about possible detente with Russia is coming to terms with the realities of his chaotic new administration. Details emerged Thursday about a telephone call held between Russian President Vladi­mir Putin in which Trump blasted a treaty negotiated under the Obama administration that limits nuclear weapons 28

February 6, 2017 1:40 PM This Is Marine Le Pen’s Plan to Break Up the Euro

National Front leader Marine Le Pen will take back control of the central bank and fire up the printing presses as she leads France out of the euro if she wins the presidential election in May, her chief economic adviser said. Le Pen is making a “return to monetary sovereignty” a key plank of her policy platform as she seeks to replicate the populist 24

January 31, 2017 7:03 PM EU chair labels Trump a 'threat' as Europeans debate U.S. ties

BRUSSELS Donald Trump has joined Russia, China and radical Islam as a threat to the European Union, EU leaders were told on Tuesday by the man chairing a summit where they will debate relations with the United States. European Council President Donald Tusk, a conservative former premier of Poland, wrote to EU national leaders to lay out themes for discussion 4

January 29, 2017 2:41 PM What the models say about Dow 20,000

A blog on macroeconomics, economic policymaking and the financial markets. Gavyn usually writes about a key topic of the week on Sunday. Gavyn Davies is a macroeconomist who is now chairman of Fulcrum Asset Management and co-founder of Prisma Capital Partners. He was the head of the global economics department at Goldman Sachs from 1987-2001, and was chairman 11

January 27, 2017 11:06 AM How Trump's wall could beckon a global trade war

Trump’s embrace of the tax proposal comes as he moves forward with plans to shake up decades of carefully negotiated agreements that bind the global economy together. President Donald Trump's plans to pay for a Mexican border wall could trigger the global trade war he has long threatened. A House Republican plan he embraced Thursday as a means of paying 17

January 26, 2017 5:05 PM Making Trans-Atlantic Trade Great Again

What areas of business could be opened to increased competition tend to be the most politically sensitive: agriculture, government procurement and defense. Legions of lobbyists would mount ferocious battles to preserve the privileges of now-favored industries. American federal government contracts would attract keen interest from British defense and aerospace 20

January 25, 2017 3:00 PM President Donald Trump Picks Kenneth Juster for Key International Economics Post

Juster, a partner at Warburg Pincus, will oversee international economic policy at the White House WASHINGTON—The White House has tapped Kenneth Juster, a private-equity partner at Warburg Pincus and former export champion in the George W. Bush administration, to oversee President Donald Trump’s international economic policy. As deputy assistant to the president 18

January 25, 2017 10:22 AM Deal on Greek bailout's second review possible at February Eurogroup: official

BRUSSELS Euro zone creditors could approve the completion of the second set of Greek bailout reforms at the next meeting of finance ministers in February, an euro zone official said on Wednesday. The approval of the outstanding reforms, mainly concerning Greek fiscal targets, the labor market and liberalization of the energy sector, would pave the way for further 14

January 24, 2017 8:14 PM Suicide bombers are using babies to avoid detection

Female suicide bombers carrying infants set off explosive devices in Madagali on Jan. 13 after they were let through a security checkpoint where they were mistaken for civilians, the BBC reported. The women killed themselves, two babies and four others. The women — believed to be from the homegrown Islamic extremist group Boko Haram — could signal a horrifying 21