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Us Lawmakers Planning New Russia Visit Ifax Cites Russian Envoy

MOSCOW – A group of U.S. lawmakers are planning to visit Russia again following a rare trip to Moscow by Republican members of Congress this month, Interfax news...

Ireland Open To Better Northern Ireland Border Backstop Finance Minister

DUBLIN – Ireland is open to the possibility of an alternative “backstop” deal between Britain and the EU to prevent a hard border in Northern Ireland...

Uk To Warn Public Every Week Over No-deal Brexit The Times

LONDON – Britons will from next week start receiving weekly information bulletins from the government about how to make sure they’re ready for a disorderly...

Chinas Stock Yuan Rebound Drives Asian Markets Higher

TOKYO – Asian shares pushed higher on Friday, clawing back earlier losses in volatile trade as China’s stocks recovered sharply and the yuan bounced from a...

Asia Stocks Unnerved By Yuan Slide Heightened Trade War Fears

TOKYO – The Chinese yuan skidded to one-year lows on Friday, unnerving investors in Asian stock markets and stoking concerns Beijing’s currency management...

Court Sends Former Hong Kong Leader Back To Jail With Reduced Sentence

HONG KONG – Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was sent back to jail on Friday following the dismissal of an appeal against a conviction for misconduct in public...

Senators Introduce Bill Demanding Turkey End Unjust Detention Of Us Citizens

ISTANBUL – Six U.S. senators introduced bipartisan legislation on Thursday to restrict loans from international financial institutions to Turkey “until the...

Chinese Yuan Slides Spooking Asian Stocks As Trade War Fears Heighten

TOKYO – The Chinese yuan skidded to one-year lows on Friday, shaking up Asian share markets and stoking concerns Beijing’s currency management could become...

Tokyo 2020 Needs Foreign Help Iocs Coates

TOKYO – International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates has said 2020 Tokyo Games organizers must seek foreign expertise in sports where the...

Ex-hong Kong Leader Sent Back To Jail On Reduced Sentence After Failed Appeal

HONG KONG – Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was sent back to jail on Friday following the dismissal of a legal appeal against a misconduct in public office...