NEW DELHI — Indian officials said Wednesday they are transferring the deputy consul general who is at the center of a diplomatic fight between this country and the United States, putting her in a new post with full diplomatic immunity. Read full article >>
The US Federal Reserve announces plans to slow its stimulus effort by $10bn (£6.1bn) a month in a sign that the central bank believes the world's biggest economy has strengthened.
By Lidia Kelly MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin has taken a gamble with Russia's own fragile economy by bailing out Ukraine for the sake of keeping it in Moscow's orbit and out of the European Union's embrace. His finance minister, Anton Siluanov, defended Tuesday's deal in the Kremlin with Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich, which offered Kiev $15 billion in credits and slashed a
MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin gave Ukraine’s hard-pressed government a strong financial assist in the form of a $15 billion loan and a sharp cut in the price of natural gas Tuesday, preempting European Union leaders. Read full article >>
TACLOBAN, Philippines — At the typhoon-ravaged airport where Secretary of State John F. Kerry landed Wednesday, workers were pinning sheet metal to the punctured roof and vendors were hawking sodas and fried banana chips. Read full article >>