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  • In Brussels, Obama calls Crimea crisis a 'contest of ideas'

    BRUSSELS — The crisis over Crimea has not restarted the Cold War but has revived a "contest of ideas" between belief in powerful leaders and in democratic ideals, President Obama declared Wednesday as he laid out his case for firm opposition to...
  • Rachel Marsden: Trans-Pacific Partnership a bad deal for America

    PARIS -- The good news is that the Obama administration plans to create a lot of new jobs. The bad news is that those jobs will mostly be in Asia. President Obama's recent trip to Asia revived debate about the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement,...
  • Trade deal essential for Taiwan [Letter]

    Trade deal essential for Taiwan [Letter]
    A concerned citizenry is essential for a healthy democracy. While a great deal of attention is focused on the recent protests in Taiwan, it is our responsibility to elaborate the effort of the Republic of China (Taiwan) government to address concerns...
  • NATO suspends ties with Russia, urges international law compliance

    NATO foreign ministers suspended civilian and military cooperation with Russia on Tuesday and ordered plans for bolstering defenses in Eastern Europe to show the Kremlin that it will protect allies in the region from any further Russian aggression,...
  • Palestinian President Abbas pushes statehood recognition

    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas pushed ahead Tuesday with efforts for wider recognition of Palestine as a state, saying he would pursue membership status in scores of international agencies, treaties and...
  • China, U.K. Sign Co-Production Treaty

    HONG KONG - China and the U.K. finally signed a long-awaited bilateral co-production on film. The treaty was signed Wednesday in Beijing by U.K. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey and Vice Minister Tong Gang of the State Administration of Radio, Film &...
  • Obama's fading dream of a foreign policy legacy

    President Barack Obama envisioned building a foreign-policy legacy in his second term: a nuclear deal with sanction-strapped Iran, an end to U.S. involvement in conflicts overseas, and a successful pivot to Asia, including a trans-Pacific trade pact....
  • A third Obama disappointment seems imminent

    The first Obama administration was distinguished by eloquent promises and high expectations, especially in Norway where the jury of the Nobel Peace Prize awarded their annual distinction to Barack Obama even before he had settled down into the chair...
  • Sultan of Brunei imposes harsh Islamic criminal code

    Sultan of Brunei imposes harsh Islamic criminal code
    The sultan of oil-rich Brunei on Thursday announced the start of a new criminal code based on sharia law that will eventually prescribe punishments that include amputation and stoning, the first of Southeast Asia's predominantly Muslim countries to impose...
  • Taiwan protesters end long occupation of parliament over trade deal

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Hundreds of protesters in Taiwan ended a nearly monthlong blockade of parliament Thursday, giving leaders a fragile reprieve to finish a disputed trade pact with China, the island’s longtime political foe and biggest economic...
  • Biden Promotes Trade Pacts As a Way to Curb Piracy

    WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joseph Biden has promoted the importance of new trade pacts as a way to curb piracy in other countries, in what he said was necessary to create a "global economic order where creativity and innovation can thrive." Speaking at...