More than six months after Iraqi forces retook Fallujah from the Islamic State group, reconstruction is slow and the government risks alienating those residents who have returned to the city.
Wall Street opened lower on Wednesday despite rosy bank earnings and economic data that pointed to a pickup in inflation and industrial production.
Russia and Turkey on Wednesday conducted their first joint air strikes against the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria, the Russian defence ministry said.
Troubled German banking giant Deutsche Bank said Wednesday it would cut 2016 bonus payments for a quarter of employees as it struggles to return to health.
Industrial output jumped in December, retracing the decline in November, which was bigger than originally reported, with consumer goods and utilities leading the way, the Federal Reserve reported Wednesday.
An Iraqi jihadist was one of the suicide bombers who blew himself up outside the Stade de France during the November 2015 attacks on Paris, a French intelligence source said Wednesday.
US consumer prices continued to rise in December, with one measure of price gains registering its biggest increase in two and a half years, the Labor Department said Wednesday.
More than 80 percent of American companies feel China is less welcoming to foreign businesses than in the past, a US business lobby group reported Wednesday, as trade tensions surge between the world’s top two economies.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday welcomed the “clarity” provided by British Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech laying out her plans for Brexit.
Britain’s foreign minister warned Wednesday against World War II-style “punishment beatings” after France indicated it would not accept improved conditions for the UK outside the single market.
The death toll from a botched air strike on Boko Haram fighters in northeast Nigeria rose to 70 on Wednesday, as aid agencies indicated more could die without urgent treatment.