At UN, Malaysia PM seeks to curb use of sanctions

At UN, Malaysia PM seeks to curb use of sanctions

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday urged greater international control ofsanctions, criticizing US attempts to force all countries to stop doing business with Iran. “We do not know under what laws sanctions are applied. It appears to be the...
European stocks advance as trade optimism takes hold

European stocks advance as trade optimism takes hold

Stock markets in Europe climbed Friday as fresh optimism about US-China trade talks took hold, analysts said. The pound hit near four-week lows against the dollar amid Brexit uncertainty. London stocks were the continent’s top performer by the close, boosted by...