Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy pledged Tuesday to invest 4.2 billion euros ($4.6 billion) in Catalonia by 2020 as a battle for hearts and minds rages between Madrid and regional authorities that want independence.
The EU will reject as early as Wednesday the blockbuster merger of the London Stock Exchange with Germany’s Deutsche Boerse that was caught up by the fallout from Brexit, sources said.
US consumer confidence continued to soar in March, hitting its highest level in more than 16 years, the Conference Board announced Tuesday.
A political deal to end the Syrian conflict is not possible without a strong US role, the opposition’s chief negotiator told AFP, warning that Washington’s absence was threatening ongoing peace talks.
Celebrated South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada, one of Nelson Mandela’s closest colleagues in the struggle against white rule and a fellow Robben Island prisoner, died Tuesday aged 87.
NATO ambassadors will meet the Russian envoy on Thursday in a new bid to ease tensions on the eve of the alliance’s first talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
The Kremlin on Tuesday said that meetings between senior state bank officials and Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and his company were “normal business.”
Turkey sent a team of experts to Britain Tuesday to try to pursuade London to lift a ban on passengers carrying large electronic devices on flights from Istanbul, the Turkish transport minister said.
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk hinted Tuesday that he is working on a new startup focusing on brain-computer interface, part of his vision to help humans keep up with machines.
UN chief Antonio Guterres called on Arab leaders Tuesday to set aside their differences to confront Syria’s six-year conflict, as he toured a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.
French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon took his call to broaden decision-making in the eurozone to Berlin Tuesday in talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.