| Sep 23, 2014
| 7:10 PM
At a summit Tuesday to kick off the drafting of an international climate change accord, President Obama spoke bluntly of American responsibility for global warming and pledged that ambitious steps would be unveiled over the next year to cut greenhouse gas...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Last year, I was full of hope that there could be a negotiated solution and peace between Palestinians and Israelis. I joined several of my colleagues in launching Breaking the Impasse, an initiative that we believed would lead Palestinian and Israeli...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:14 PM
When he heads to the United Nations this week, President Obama will try to rally the world around military operations against Sunni extremists in Iraq, without invoking his predecessor's similar effort, which failed before the global body 11 years ago....
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Britain has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015.
It is the first sovereign state to make such a large-scale and public commitment to testing the cars, experts said.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:41 PM
The U.S. government concluded this week that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by testing a prohibited cruise missile. The question now is what to do.
Withdrawal from the treaty would be a mistake. The INF Treaty required...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:34 PM
President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an "outrage of unspeakable proportions" but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:30 AM
HONG KONG - A bilateral co-production treaty between India and Canada has come into effect.
The pact allows films made using the treaty to be considered as local content in both jurisdictions.
A signing ceremony will be held on Wednesday (July 9) in...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The European Union signed an historic free-trade pact with Ukraine on Friday and warned it could impose more sanctions on Moscow unless pro-Russian rebels act to wind down the crisis in the east of the country by Monday.
Shortly after returning to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to Korea on Thursday, and in a break with tradition, he will visit South Korea instead of China’s old ally in the North.
Chinese presidents have visited Pyongyang before Seoul since South...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine could be reached this week, a clear attempt to show the West he was trying to deescalate the conflict despite renewed shelling.
After speaking with Ukraine's...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Japanese technology firms are applying their expertise in energy-saving and cloud technology to help farmers cope with shifting weather patterns, an onslaught of cheaper imports and a shrinking workforce.
Panasonic Corp, Fujitsu Ltd and others,...