• Trump Vows to Double Metals Tariffs on Turkey, Escalating Dispute

    President Trump chairing a meeting with administration and state officials on prison reform at the Trump National...

  • Turkey Crisis Rattles Currency Markets, Pushes Dollar Higher

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan struck a defiant tone Friday after the lira fell sharply against the dollar. Photo: str/EPA/Shutterstock 193 Comments By Jon Sindreu and Jon Sindreu The Wall Street Journal Biography @jonsindreu jon.sindreu@wsj.com Mike Bird Mike Bird The Wall Street Journal Biography @birdyword mike.bird@wsj.com Updated Aug. 10, 2018 1:10 p.m....

  • Russian Stocks, Ruble Fall Amid U.S. Sanctions

    President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a press conference after their meeting in Helsinki on...

  • U.S. Sanctions Put Russia on Edge

    Russian President Vladimir Putin during at the Kremlin in Moscow on July 30. Photo: Klimentyev Mikhail/Zuma Press 177 Comments By Anatoly Kurmanaev Anatoly Kurmanaev The Wall Street Journal Biography anatoly.kurmanaev@wsj.com Aug. 9, 2018 7:51 a.m. ET MOSCOW—Russian officials and companies were bracing for further economic pain Thursday, as the U.S. decision to...

  • U.S. to Impose New Sanctions on Russia Over U.K. Nerve-Agent Attack

    Investigators in gas masks examine evidence in the wake of a nerve-gas attack on Russian double agent Sergei Skripal. Photo: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire/Zuma Press 118 Comments By Jessica Donati and Jessica Donati The Wall Street Journal Biography @jessdonati Jessica.Donati@wsj.com Courtney McBride Courtney McBride The Wall Street Journal Biography @CMcBinDC courtney.mcbride@wsj.com Updated Aug....

  • Revival of Sanctions Delay China, Russia Oil-Field Deals in Iran

    The prospect of U.S. sanctions on Iran are threatening foreign investment in the Islamic Republic’s oil-and-gas industry, which may affect sites such as Iran’s port at Bandar Abbas. Photo: Ali Mohammadi/Bloomberg News 11 Comments By Benoit Faucon Benoit Faucon The Wall Street Journal Biography @benoitfaucon benoit.faucon@wsj.com Aug. 8, 2018 7:00 a.m. ET...

  • Malaysia Charges Former Leader Najib With Money Laundering

    Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak walks out of a courtroom in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. Photo: lai seng sin/Reuters 2 Comments By Yantoultra Ngui Yantoultra Ngui The Wall Street Journal Biography @yantoultra Google+ yantoultra.ngui@wsj.com August 9, 2018 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Malaysia charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with three counts of violating...

  • Trump's 'Great Deal' With South Korea Jeopardized by Car Tariff Dispute

    Hyundai Motor’s vehicles are seen at the company’s export yard in Ulsan, South Korea, March 26. Photo: Kim Yong-tae/Associated Press 55 Comments By Kwanwoo Jun Kwanwoo Jun The Wall Street Journal Biography @Kwanwoo kwanwoo.jun Google+ Kwanwoo.Jun@wsj.com Updated Aug. 7, 2018 6:32 a.m. ET SEOUL—South Korea is threatening to block a revised free-trade...

  • Iranians Protest Economic Woes as New U.S. Sanctions Loom

    Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, pictured in Tehran, April 30, has yet to acknowledge the latest wave of protests. Photo: Iranian Supreme Leader/Associated Press 52 Comments By Asa Fitch in Dubai and Aresu Eqbali in Tehran Updated Aug. 6, 2018 3:33 p.m. ET Thousands of protesters have taken to Iran’s streets in...

  • U.S. to Reimpose Sanctions Targeting Iranian Economy

    Iranians shop at Tehran’s Grand Bazaar on Monday. Photo: abedin taherkenareh/epa-efe/rex//EPA/Shutterstock 57 Comments By Michael R. Gordon and Michael R. Gordon The Wall Street Journal Biography michael.gordon@wsj.com Vivian Salama Vivian Salama The Wall Street Journal Biography @vmsalama vivian.salama@wsj.com Aug. 6, 2018 10:30 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—The White House made good Monday on its...

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