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IMF Officially Gives China A Seat at the Adult Table of World Economies

But don't expect the IMF decision to pick up China's lagging economic growth.


France to U.K.: Brexit Doesn’t Mean You Can’t Help Us Handle the Crisis in Calais

French President François Hollande visited Calais and said the camp will be destroyed by the end of the year, but he needs Britain's help.


Theresa May’s Incredible Shrinking Brexit

The British prime minister has reduced a world-historical event to an anonymous technocratic exercise -- for now.

Observation Deck

The Bard of His Own Backyard

Shakespeare may never have left England, but he became the most global writer who ever lived.

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