Int'l News Archive
  • »Cold War reflexes return to Europe over Ukraine

    Wed 19 March / Mar 2014. 12:00 AM
    The Cold War is back.
  • »Putin signs treaty, will not seize other Ukraine regions

    Tue 18 March / Mar 2014. 06:37 PM
    Russian President Vladimir Putin, defying Ukrainian protests and Western sanctions, signed a treaty on Tuesday making Crimea part of Russia but said he did not plan to seize any other regions of Ukraine.
  • »Egypt pro-democracy students stage fresh rallies

    Tue 18 March / Mar 2014. 05:44 PM
    Student activists on Tuesday staged fresh demonstrations against Egypt's army-backed interim government to demand justice for colleagues killed or detained during earlier clashes with security forces.
  • »Malaysian airplane investigators look at suicide as possible motive

    Tue 18 March / Mar 2014. 09:15 AM
    The co-pilot of a missing Malaysian jetliner spoke the last words heard from the cockpit, the airline's chief executive said on Monday, as investigators consider suicide by the captain or first officer as one possible explanation for the disappearance.
  • »Crimea votes 93% to quit Ukraine: Russian media

    Sun 16 March / Mar 2014. 10:50 PM
    Russian state media said Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to break with Ukraine and join Russia on Sunday, as Kiev accused Moscow of pouring forces into the peninsula and warned separatist leaders "the ground will burn under their feet".
  • »Police hunt for motive behind missing Malaysian jet

    Sun 16 March / Mar 2014. 02:14 PM
    Malaysian police are investigating the personal, political and religious backgrounds of the pilots and crew of a missing jetliner, a senior officer said on Sunday, as they try to work out why someone aboard flew the plane hundreds of miles off course.
  • »China doubles yuan trading band, brings more risk to FX market

    Sat 15 March / Mar 2014. 05:28 PM
    China's central bank doubled the daily trading band for the yuan on Saturday, underscoring efforts to add more volatility and risk to the currency to make it more responsive to market forces.
  • »Sanctions won’t have big economic impact on Russia: official

    Sat 15 March / Mar 2014. 05:24 PM
    Planned western sanctions against Russia after a secession referendum in the Ukrainian province of Crimea on Sunday are unlikely to have a major economic impact, Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said.
  • »Three years of Syria's civil war: a chronology

    Sat 15 March / Mar 2014. 05:13 PM
    Syria's civil war enters its fourth year this week having claimed more than 100,000 lives and displaced millions both within Syria and abroad.
  • »Freescale loss in Malaysia tragedy leads to travel policy questions

    Tue 11 March / Mar 2014. 07:28 PM
    The loss of 20 key Freescale Semiconductor employees in the disappearance of a Malaysian airliner on Saturday raises questions about whether the company should have allowed so many of them to board the same plane, but security experts said that at big corporations it's hard to avoid.
  • »Syria's Jarba says time for diplomacy over

    Sun 9 March / Mar 2014. 07:02 PM
    The leader of the Syrian opposition bloc Ahmed Jarba said on Sunday that the time for diplomacy and peaceful solutions for the Syrian crisis is over, urging Arabs to blacklist the Lebanese Hezbollah group and the militant the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
  • »Egypt refuses to renew residence for Hamas leader retinue

    Sun 9 March / Mar 2014. 07:00 PM
    Egyptian authorities have refused to renew the residence permits for the entourage of senior Hamas leader Moussa Abu Marzouq, a source close to the Palestinian leader said on Sunday.
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