WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump declared the end of a "war on coal" on Tuesday (Mar 28), as he moved to curb rules that underpin American emissions targets and a major global climate accord.
THE HAGUE: Russia hit back on Tuesday (Mar 7) at claims it is "sponsoring terrorism" in war-torn eastern Ukraine, dismissing as "neither factual nor legal" Kiev's contention that it is breaking its treaties by supporting pro-Moscow rebels.
BANGKOK: More than a quarter of people living in Asia had to pay a bribe while trying to access a public service in the past year, a watchdog said on Tuesday (Mar 7), calling on governments to root out endemic graft in the region.
LONDON: Britain will "fight back" if the EU will not strike an acceptable deal on Brexit, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday (Mar 5).
TOKYO: Japan's ruling party on Sunday (Mar 5) extended term limits for its leaders, a change that gives Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a shot at becoming Japan's longest-serving post-war leader.
BERLIN: Chancellor Angela Merkel is planning to meet US President Donald Trump in Washington on March 14, a German government source told AFP on Friday (Mar 3).
PARIS: The casting director at the centre of a furore over the mistreatment of models at Paris fashion week hit back Friday, blaming French label Balenciaga for scores of women being forced to wait in a cramped stairway for hours.
AMIENS, France: Two months before France's presidential elections, workers for Whirlpool in the northern French city of Amiens are torn between anger and resignation as the US appliances giant prepares to move their jobs to Poland.
After more than a decade, Vietnam once again plays a role as the host of APEC Year, showing the international community’s trust in the country.
The First APEC Senior Officials Meeting (SOM1) entered its second working day in the south central province of Khanh Hoa’s Nha Trang city on March 3 with a series of issues high on the agenda, including food security and climate change.
WASHINGTON: Businesses in some parts of the country, while generally upbeat, are concerned about the uncertainty surrounding the impending policies of US President Donald Trump, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday (Mar 1).