The threat of weaponizing oil lingers in Saudi-U.S. relations
19 October 2018 | 3:49 pm
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. pulled its top executives from an investment conference in Saudi Arabia, hours after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin backed out.
1 Sep 2019
Anson Chan, former chief secretary of Hong Kong, talks about the anti-government protests and the city's Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Chan, who became a prominent democracy advocate after leaving office, speaks with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and Paul Allen on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
14 Sep 2019
Catherine Stienstra, head of municipal investments at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, discusses the impact of low interest rates on the municipal bond market. She speaks with Bloomberg's Vonnie Quinn in this week's "Muni Moment" on "Bloomberg Markets."
22 Sep 2019
The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described attacks on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" by Iran. Tehran has denied a role in the attacks and said it would retaliate if targeted.
12 Feb 2020
A bomb has exploded at the residence of factional State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Lawrence Okah.
17 Nov 2020
Last week, the secretary general of South Africa's ruling ANC party was charged with 21 counts of fraud and corruption. Ace Magashule is out on bail awaiting trial that's set to begin in February. He is one of the highest ranking but far from the only member of the ANC to face corruption charges. Former president Jacob Zuma was ousted by party members for the same reason. Dirk Kotze, a professor of political science at the University of South Africa, gives us his Perspective.
24 Nov 2020
Joe Biden has chosen Obama administration veteran Antony Blinken for the top foreign policy job in the US. Blinken faces the tough task of rebuilding global relationships and repairing a broken State Department.
19 Mar 2021
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Here are some of the stories to look out for when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
11 Apr 2021
Janet Yellen made a case for ending the "race to the bottom" on taxation. This comes days after the Biden administration announced plans to increase the US corporate tax.
15 Apr 2021
Blinken is looking to drum up support for President Joe Biden's plan to withdraw all troops. He briefed both Afghan and US officials on the next steps, and warned the Taliban against carrying out any attacks.
24 Apr 2021
In an interview with FRANCE 24, British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace condemned the killing of Chadian President Idriss Deby and said Britain would do everything it could to support its friends such as France, as well as countries in the Sahel that are facing instability and radicalisation. Wallace also touted Franco-British defence projects and underlined that such cooperation will be key for both countries in meeting challenges from Russia and China, as well as non-conventional threats.
President Buhari holds virtual talks with US Secretary, Blinken, seeks US assistance over insecurity
27 Apr 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
19 Jun 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
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