BERLIN | German Chancellor Angela Merkel says ‘we still have time to negotiate’ on Brexit but next move up to UK prime minister

BERLIN—Jan 16, 2019—German Chancellor Angela Merkel says ‘we still have time to negotiate’ on Brexit but next move up to UK prime minister. By Associated Press

LONDON | World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions

LONDON —Jan 16, 2019—Tensions in international relations and nationalist politics have the potential to further weigh on the global economy this year, organizers of next week’s gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos warned Wednesday. In its annual Global Risks Report, the World Economic Forum said a “darkening” economic … Continue reading LONDON | World Economic Forum warns of impact of global tensions

LONDON | The Latest: Russia says it stands neutral on Brexit

LONDON—Jan 16, 2019—The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11 a.m. A top official at the French presidency said Europeans would make no concessions on Brexit that would damage the European Union’s core principles, including the integrity of the single market. The French official said that any request by Britain to seek an extension to … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Russia says it stands neutral on Brexit

NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenyan president says all gunmen killed at hotel complex

NAIROBI, Kenya —Jan 16, 2019—Kenya’s security forces have killed the Islamic extremist gunmen whose assault on a luxury hotel and shopping complex took 14 “innocent lives,” the country’s president said Wednesday. “All the terrorists have been eliminated,” President Uhuru Kenyatta said in announcing an end to the operation to secure the complex in the capital, … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenyan president says all gunmen killed at hotel complex

NAIROBI, Kenya | The Latest: Kenya leader vows to pursue attack’s planners

NAIROBI, Kenya— Jan 16, 2019—The Latest on the extremist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The British high commissioner in Kenya says at least one British national has been killed in the hotel attack in Nairobi. High Commissioner Nic Hailey made the announcement in a post on Twitter, … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | The Latest: Kenya leader vows to pursue attack’s planners

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic

HARARE, Zimbabwe—Jan 16, 2019— Zimbabwe police armed with AK-47 rifles arrested Evan Mawarire, an activist and pastor, from his home in the capital, Harare, on Wednesday morning as a crackdown grew over protests against dramatic fuel price hikes in the economically shattered country. He was clutching a Bible when police bundled him into their car. … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic

LONDON | UK government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat

LONDON—Jan 16, 2019—British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote Wednesday, a day after Parliament rejected her Brexit deal by an historic margin. May is battling to save her job after staking her political reputation on a last-ditch effort to win support for the divorce agreement she negotiated with the European Union. Though defeat … Continue reading LONDON | UK government faces no-confidence vote after Brexit defeat