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SYDNEY | The Latest: Australian police: stabbing linked to terrorism

SYDNEY — The Latest on a knife attack in Melbourne (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Australian police say they believe an attack by a knife-wielding man who stabbed two people, one fatally, in the country’s second-largest city is linked to terrorism. The attack during the Friday afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill. … Continue reading SYDNEY | The Latest: Australian police: stabbing linked to terrorism

BRUSSELS | EU leaders gather for Brexit summit with deal in balance

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders were converging on Brussels Wednesday for what had been billed as a “moment of truth” Brexit summit but which now holds little promise for a breakthrough. British Prime Minister Theresa May is set to urge her counterparts to give ground on Britain’s departure from the bloc, while EU leaders hope … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU leaders gather for Brexit summit with deal in balance

SINGAPORE | World stocks fall as relief over US-Canada deal fades

SINGAPORE— World markets declined Tuesday as investors took stock of the standstill in U.S. trade negotiations with China, despite a fresh deal on North American trade. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany‘s DAX lost 1.0 percent to 12,219.67 and the CAC 40 in France dropped 1.2 percent to 5,441.26. Britain’s FTSE 100 fell 0.6 percent to … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World stocks fall as relief over US-Canada deal fades

SINGAPORE | Asian markets fall on US-China trade worries

SINGAPORE— Asian shares fell on Tuesday as relief that the United States had brokered a trade deal with Canada gave way to concerns that negotiations with China were at a standstill. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.2 percent to 24,294.43. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng tumbled 1.6 percent to 27,333.36. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 lost … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian markets fall on US-China trade worries