U.S. releases images showing Russia firing into Ukraine
The United States released a series of satellite images Sunday that appear to support its claims that Russian forces have fired across the border into Ukraine to support rebels there, suggesting a new level of direct Russian involvement in the conflict.
India threatens to derail WTO deal, puts food security rider; US angry
India told the World Trade Organization on Friday it will only back a worldwide reform of customs rules — the so-called trade facilitation agreement (TFA) — if its demands on rules for government-driven food procurement and welfare schemes are implemented in the same time frame.
As Ukraine crisis bites Europe, investors look to US, China
With the prospect of stiffer sanctions against Russia rattling confidence in Europe, investors will be looking to the United States and China to underpin the global economy.
Philippines welcomes the birth of its 100 millionth citizen with cake, hope _ and worries
Philippine officials have welcomed the birth of their country's 100 millionth citizen with a cake, hope and worries about how their poor Southeast Asian nation can help ensure a decent life for its swelling population.