Trump Wont Kill Off Germanys Trade Surplus

Germany’s trade surplus is likely to stay large no matter how hard Donald Trump tries to make it disappear. The U.S. president has accused his ancestral homeland — his grandfather was a German immigrant — of unfair trade practices and threatened the country with import levies on cars. Time is…

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Saudi Arabia Suspends Ties With Canada Over Activist Row

Saudi Arabia halted new trade and investment dealings with Canada and suspended diplomatic ties in a dramatic escalation of a dispute over the kingdom’s arrest of a women’s rights activist. The kingdom recalled its ambassador to Ottawa and ordered the Canadian envoy to Riyadh to leave within 24 hours, according…

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