Morning Brief

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, prepares to answer a reporter's question following a meeting of the ECB governing board on September 12 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Europe’s Economy Is Slowing Down

Plus: Iran’s released oil tanker, rallies in Hong Kong, and the other stories we’re following today.

Mario Draghi, President of the European Central Bank, prepares to answer a reporter's question following a meeting of the ECB governing board on September 12 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Europe’s Economy Is Slowing Down

Plus: Iran’s released oil tanker, rallies in Hong Kong, and the other stories we’re following today.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Bishkek on June 14.

With Bolton Out, Will Trump Meet Rouhani?

Plus: The Bahamas’ missing people, another Democratic debate, and the other stories we’re following today.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Bishkek on June 14.

With Bolton Out, Will Trump Meet Rouhani?

Plus: The Bahamas’ missing people, another Democratic debate, and the other stories we’re following today.

Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during his announcement on September 10 in Ramat Gan, Israel.

Netanyahu Threatens West Bank Annexation

Plus: John Bolton’s dismissal, Canada’s election campaign, and the other stories we’re following today.

Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during his announcement on September 10 in Ramat Gan, Israel.

Netanyahu Threatens West Bank Annexation

Plus: John Bolton’s dismissal, Canada’s election campaign, and the other stories we’re following today.

Evacuees look on from a ferry after leaving Marsh Harbour in the aftermath of hurricane Dorian in Nassau, Bahamas, on September 9.

Will Trump Offer Refuge to Bahamas Evacuees?

Plus: Afghanistan braces for violence, Britain’s Parliament is suspended, and the other stories we’re following today.

Evacuees look on from a ferry after leaving Marsh Harbour in the aftermath of hurricane Dorian in Nassau, Bahamas, on September 9.

Will Trump Offer Refuge to Bahamas Evacuees?

Plus: Afghanistan braces for violence, Britain’s Parliament is suspended, and the other stories we’re following today.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks across a field near Aberdeen, Scotland, on September 6.

Boris Johnson Under Fire

Plus: Afghan peace talks called off, Hong Kong’s students in the streets, and what to watch in the world this week.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks across a field near Aberdeen, Scotland, on September 6.

Boris Johnson Under Fire

Plus: Afghan peace talks called off, Hong Kong’s students in the streets, and what to watch in the world this week.

A portion of the wall on the US-Mexico border is seen from Chihuahua State in Mexico on August 28.

U.S.-Mexico Migration Deal Expires

Plus: China’s growing diplomatic influence, Britain’s parliamentary chaos, and the other stories we’re following today.

A portion of the wall on the US-Mexico border is seen from Chihuahua State in Mexico on August 28.

U.S.-Mexico Migration Deal Expires

Plus: China’s growing diplomatic influence, Britain’s parliamentary chaos, and the other stories we’re following today.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks at parliament in Tehran on September 3.

Another Iran Nuclear Deadline Looms

Plus: Boris Johnson’s trials in Parliament, Italy’s new government, and the other stories we’re following today.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks at parliament in Tehran on September 3.

Another Iran Nuclear Deadline Looms

Plus: Boris Johnson’s trials in Parliament, Italy’s new government, and the other stories we’re following today.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street on September 4, 2019, to take part in his first Prime Minister's Questions at the House of Commons.

Boris Johnson Loses Control of U.K. Parliament

Plus: Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill in Hong Kong, France seeks to save the Iran nuclear deal, and Russia begins a new political chapter.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street on September 4, 2019, to take part in his first Prime Minister's Questions at the House of Commons.

Boris Johnson Loses Control of U.K. Parliament

Plus: Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill in Hong Kong, France seeks to save the Iran nuclear deal, and Russia begins a new political chapter.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a speech at 10 Downing Street on September 2.

Brexit Showdown Week Begins

Plus: Developments in the Afghan peace deal, a vote on Italy’s new government, and what to watch in the world this week.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers a speech at 10 Downing Street on September 2.

Brexit Showdown Week Begins

Plus: Developments in the Afghan peace deal, a vote on Italy’s new government, and what to watch in the world this week.

Former FARC commander Luciano Marín, who goes by Iván Márquez, appears in a video calling for a return to armed conflict in Colombia on Aug 29.

Call to Rearm Threatens Colombia’s Peace Process

A FARC faction goes back to war, an Iranian rocket fails to launch, and other stories we’re following today.

Former FARC commander Luciano Marín, who goes by Iván Márquez, appears in a video calling for a return to armed conflict in Colombia on Aug 29.

Call to Rearm Threatens Colombia’s Peace Process

A FARC faction goes back to war, an Iranian rocket fails to launch, and other stories we’re following today.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a press conference at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 24.

Boris Johnson’s Risky Gambit

Plus: India’s top court takes on Kashmir, how spies recruit on LinkedIn, and other stories we’re following today.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a press conference at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 24.

Boris Johnson’s Risky Gambit

Plus: India’s top court takes on Kashmir, how spies recruit on LinkedIn, and other stories we’re following today.

A fire burns in Altamira, in the Brazilian state of Pará, on Aug. 27.

Around the World, Forests Are on Fire

Plus: Boris Johnson seeks to suspend Parliament, Italy moves toward a new coalition, and other stories we’re following today.

A fire burns in Altamira, in the Brazilian state of Pará, on Aug. 27.

Around the World, Forests Are on Fire

Plus: Boris Johnson seeks to suspend Parliament, Italy moves toward a new coalition, and other stories we’re following today.

A mother and child from Guatemala at Annunciation House shelter for migrants in El Paso, Texas, on Oct. 12, 2018.

States Sue Trump Administration Over Indefinite Detention for Immigrant Children

Plus: Indonesia wants to move its capital, Kenya’s first crude export, and other stories we’re following today.

A mother and child from Guatemala at Annunciation House shelter for migrants in El Paso, Texas, on Oct. 12, 2018.

States Sue Trump Administration Over Indefinite Detention for Immigrant Children

Plus: Indonesia wants to move its capital, Kenya’s first crude export, and other stories we’re following today.

From left to right: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, European Council President Donald Tusk, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, U.S. President Donald Trump, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 25.

Tensions Simmer at G-7 Summit

Plus: Trump’s mixed messages on U.S.-China trade, the Brexit blame game, and other stories we’re following today.

From left to right: German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, European Council President Donald Tusk, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, U.S. President Donald Trump, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 25.

Tensions Simmer at G-7 Summit

Plus: Trump’s mixed messages on U.S.-China trade, the Brexit blame game, and other stories we’re following today.

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference on July 31 in Washington, DC.

Fed Chair Says U.S. Economy Is in a ‘Favorable Place’

Plus: The annual G-7 summit, U.S.-Taliban peace talks, and the other stories we’re following today.

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference on July 31 in Washington, DC.

Fed Chair Says U.S. Economy Is in a ‘Favorable Place’

Plus: The annual G-7 summit, U.S.-Taliban peace talks, and the other stories we’re following today.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a joint press conference following Johnson's arrival at the Chancellery on August 21 in Berlin.

Boris Johnson Seeks a New Brexit Deal

Plus: Wildfires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, political gamesmanship in Italy, and the other stories we’re following today.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a joint press conference following Johnson's arrival at the Chancellery on August 21 in Berlin.

Boris Johnson Seeks a New Brexit Deal

Plus: Wildfires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, political gamesmanship in Italy, and the other stories we’re following today.

Supporters of a faction of Yemen's Southern separatists wave flags of the former South Yemen during a demonstration in Aden on August 15.

Separatists Seize Military Bases in Yemen

Plus: Trump cancels Denmark trip because he can't buy Greenland, another plan for Rohingya repatriation, and the other stories we’re following today.

Supporters of a faction of Yemen's Southern separatists wave flags of the former South Yemen during a demonstration in Aden on August 15.

Separatists Seize Military Bases in Yemen

Plus: Trump cancels Denmark trip because he can't buy Greenland, another plan for Rohingya repatriation, and the other stories we’re following today.

Italian Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the  League party Matteo Salvini gestures while speaking at the upper house in Rome's Palazzo Madama on August 13.

Italy’s Prime Minister Announces Resignation

Plus: The freed Iranian tanker sets sail, Boris Johnson pressures the EU, and the other stories we’re following today.

Italian Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the  League party Matteo Salvini gestures while speaking at the upper house in Rome's Palazzo Madama on August 13.

Italy’s Prime Minister Announces Resignation

Plus: The freed Iranian tanker sets sail, Boris Johnson pressures the EU, and the other stories we’re following today.

Sudanese protesters from the city of Atbara arrive at the Bahari station in Khartoum on August 17  to celebrate transition to civilian rule.

Omar al-Bashir Goes on Trial

Plus: Fears of a global recession, the ongoing crisis in Kashmir, and what to watch in the world this week.

Sudanese protesters from the city of Atbara arrive at the Bahari station in Khartoum on August 17  to celebrate transition to civilian rule.

Omar al-Bashir Goes on Trial

Plus: Fears of a global recession, the ongoing crisis in Kashmir, and what to watch in the world this week.

Crew members of Iranian supertanker Grace 1 walk on board off the coast of Gibraltar on August 15.

Why Did Gibraltar Release an Iranian Tanker?

Plus: Trump tries to add Greenland to his real estate portfolio, a U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir, and the other stories we’re following today.

Crew members of Iranian supertanker Grace 1 walk on board off the coast of Gibraltar on August 15.

Why Did Gibraltar Release an Iranian Tanker?

Plus: Trump tries to add Greenland to his real estate portfolio, a U.N. Security Council meeting on Kashmir, and the other stories we’re following today.

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