China Regains Clout in Sri Lanka With Family’s Return to Power

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka—China is poised to start building a $13 billion city on Sri Lanka’s seafront, as the island nation located near some of the…

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WSJ News Exclusive | European Powers Won’t Push Biden for Swift U.S. Return to Iranian Nuclear Deal

European powers are looking to the incoming Biden administration to swiftly reduce nuclear tensions with Tehran but won’t press Washington to re-enter the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran quickly, according…

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Befriended by Trump, Populists in Europe’s East Brace for Change

Populist and authoritarian politicians in Central Europe, who viewed President Trump as a valuable ally, are bracing for the incoming Biden administration’s new stress on…

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G-20 Leaders Vow to Cooperate as Coronavirus Cases Surge in the U.S., Europe

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Leaders of the world’s major economies on Sunday urged strenuous efforts to combat the coronavirus and revive the global economy after a two-day…

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Putin Says He Needs More Clarity on Winner of U.S. Presidential Vote

MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday he wouldn’t congratulate the winner of the U.S. election until it was clear who the victor was and criticized…

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Chinese Dissidents Back Trump’s Claims of Election Fraud

HONG KONG—Some of China’s most influential dissidents and human-rights activists based in the U.S., who approve of the Trump administration’s tough line on Beijing, have…

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G-20 Leaders Meet Virtually Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Saudi Arabia opened a summit of G-20 leaders Saturday that was held virtually because of the coronavirus pandemic, which has ravaged the global…

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WSJ News Exclusive | Trump Administration to Release New Rules Reducing Drug Costs

The Trump administration is planning on Friday to roll out two final rules aimed at lowering drug prices—one curbing rebates paid to middlemen in Medicare…

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