Wednesday, July 6, 2022
KYIV -- Western allies have announced sweeping new sanctions against Russia, including banishing its key banks from the main global payments system, drawing thanks from Ukraine on Sunday as its forces were repelling Russian troops advancing on Kyiv. Russian forces...
OTTAWA – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s march into Ukraine this week was about ensuring no one in his country sees the emerging democracy as a model to follow combined with a belief the West won’t have the resolve to...
Matt Egan/CNNDigital/Contact America's national debt just hit another sobering milestone. Total public debt outstanding is now above US$30 trillion, according to Treasury Department data published Tuesday. Government borrowing accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic as Washington spent aggressively to cushion the economic blow from the crisis....
The Canadian Press/MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday accused the U.S. and its allies of ignoring Russia’s top security demands but said Moscow is willing to talk more to ease tensions over Ukraine. The comments were his...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Monday it is in active discussions with Eastern European allies about possible U.S. troop deployments to NATO's eastern flank, as Washington moves to reassure jittery NATO allies in the face of a...
China and the United States could end up in a military conflict if the United States encourages Taiwan's independence, Beijing's ambassador to Washington said in a US radio interview broadcast on Friday. China considers the neighboring, democratically ruled island of Taiwan its...
MELBOURNE (Reuters) -Australia will seek to be included in consultations about a trade dispute between the European Union and China launched by the EU at the World Trade Organisation, the Australian trade minister said on Saturday. Thursday's EU challenge accuses...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China said it will strengthen its governance in space over the next five years to better protect its assets and interests, including the study of plans to build a near-earth object defence system and cooperation with...
A look at how world powers are responding to the rapidly escalating conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Ukraine has been on edge for nearly two months, with Russian troops massing on its border. Russia insists the troops are only there to defend the...
A call between US President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday "did not go well," a senior Ukrainian official told CNN, amid disagreements over the "risk levels" of a Russian attack. The White House, however, disputed the official's account,...
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