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E.U. Hoped to Put Its House in Order This Year. Not Even Close.

BRUSSELS — This was supposed to be the year Europe put its house in order. It would finally ratify a deal with Britain on its departure from the bloc. The French president, Emmanuel Macron, with his grand plans to revitalize the Continent, [...]

With U.S. Soil Achingly Close, Decision Time for Caravan Migrants

TIJUANA, Mexico — The 30 migrants were huddled under a tree on a cold night as an American government helicopter hovered overhead, its searchlight sweeping the tree’s boughs and the hard earth around it. From where they crouched, [...]

Donald Trump threatens to close U.S.-Mexico border ‘permanently if need be’

President Trump threatened Monday to “close the Border permanently if need be” and called on Mexico to deport members of the migrant caravan after skirmishes broke out between border agents and migrants at the Southern border this weekend. Mexico [...]

Joni Ernst backs Donald Trump call to close U.S.-Mexico border if necessary

Sen. Joni Ernst, Iowa Republican, said Sunday that she wanted to see the U.S. border with Mexico remain open, but added that the “safety of our nation comes first.” Her comments came in response to President Trump’s tweet Saturday saying [...]

Saudis Close to Crown Prince Discussed Killing Other Enemies a Year Before Khashoggi’s Death

WASHINGTON — Top Saudi intelligence officials close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman asked a small group of businessmen last year about using private companies to assassinate Iranian enemies of the kingdom, according to three people [...]

Britain’s Brexit Endgame Is Close. Here’s How It May Play Out.

Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29. If it is to avoid a chaotic withdrawal — one that could leave ports blocked and food and drugs running short — it needs an agreement spelling out divorce terms from the [...]

Bribery Charges Urged Against Four Close to Netanyahu in Submarine Case

JERUSALEM — The Israeli police on Thursday recommended the indictment of one of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidants and three others from his inner circle in a sprawling bribery case involving the multibillion-dollar [...]

First polls close, with control of Congress on the line

POLITICO Illustration/AP and Getty Images Elections The long wait is over for a night that will render Americans’ first verdict on Donald Trump’s early presidency. By DAVID SIDERS 11/06/2018 06:00 PM EST Share on Facebook [...]

How a Taliban Assassin Got Close Enough to Kill a General

In Kandahar, the security of one of most critical provinces in Afghanistan was immediately cast into question with the death of General Raziq, who held together by force of personality a network that outstripped the capabilities of the [...]

As Rich Nations Close the Door on Refugees, Uganda Welcomes Them

ARUA, Uganda — President Trump is vowing to send the military to stop migrants trudging from Central America. Europe’s leaders are paying African nations to block migrants from crossing the Mediterranean — and detaining the ones [...]