Japan expects Washington’s support in its air defense zone dispute with China, but the vice president also needs to diffuse tensions with Beijing.
UK Manufacturing Thrives As Production And New Order Growth Hits Highest Level In 19 Years; Euro Zone Recovery Stays On Track
The latest PMI data show that the UK recorded a 19-year high in output and new order growth, while the euro zone continues to recover.
Tehelka Case: Tarun Tejpal, Editor Of Indian Publication Implicated In A Sexual Assault Case, Questioned After Goa Court Places Him In Police Custody
Tarun Tejpal, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a colleague on two occasions, has denied the allegations.
The Obama administration now faces the challenge of promoting Obamacare enrollment without driving up the website's traffic too much.
The $1.55 billion deal follows an 18-month bidding process involving the world’s top steelmakers.
The U.S. is asking airlines to report their flight plans to the Chinese, while rejecting the claim.
A Japanese construction company has proposed a “lunar solar power generation concept” for inexhaustible, clean energy.
Protesters are demanding the ouster of Yingluck Shinawatra’s government and propose to replace it with an unelected “people’s council.”
Japan, South Korea Also Send Fighter Jets To China’s Air Defense Zone, But Beijing Continues To Play Down Threat
Amid rising tensions with the U.S., Japan and South Korea, Beijing said its East China Sea air defense zone is an act of “self-defense.”
If export orders keep up the momentum, it may offset an expected weakening of domestic demand when Japan hikes sales tax in April 2014.
Carbon-Emissions Trading Begins In Beijing, As China Aims For Nationwide Rollout Of Market-Based Approach Against Climate Change
During Thursday’s trading, emissions allowance fetched 50 yuan ($8.2) a permit, which represents one ton of carbon dioxide.
Yingluck Shinawatra won a no-confidence vote, as protesters aim to topple a government they say is controlled by Yingluck’s brother Thaksin.
Angela Merkel will be sworn in after the Social Democrats voted on an agreement that was reached Tues. night after two months of negotiations.
The UK grew at its fastest rate in three years, but the pace of growth continues to stay below pre-recession levels.
India’s home ministry said a bomb went off “accidentally,” even as authorities examine possible involvement of the facility’s opponents.
Pentagon’s B-52 Challenge To China’s Air Defense Zone Draws Criticism From Chinese Public Who Say No-Fly Zone Is Pointless Unless China Responds
In a direct challenge to Beijing the Pentagon ordered two unarmed B-52 bombers to fly over China’s new air defense zone in the East China Sea.
The Pakistani government said it did not support the blockade by irate locals who are protesting against U.S. drone strikes in the country.
Africa’s largest economy slowed more than analysts expected, amid labor strikes and a crippling power crisis.
A new comprehensive study has found that the U.S. is emitting 50 percent more methane than the federal agency estimates.
FDA Lifts Restrictions On GlaxoSmithKline’s Diabetes Drug Avandia, After New Study Showed No Elevated Risk Of Heart Attack
The ruling may boost U.S. sales of Avandia, which was one of the world’s top-selling diabetes drugs before it was linked to heart attacks.
An Indian investigative magazine, whose founder is now accused of sexual assault, admitted that it is not equipped to handle such incidents.
US Stock Futures Point To Higher Open After Iran Deal Boosts Sentiment And Pushes Oil Prices Down, Ahead Of Pending Home Sales Data
A tentative nuclear pact, reached among Iran, the U.S. and world powers, lifted world markets, even as oil prices fell.
Boeing was urged to build 777X parts in the U.S. to avoid the 787’s issues, amid reports the project could go to Japan or the Middle East.
Boeing 787 Dreamliner Pulled From Two Japan Airlines, Or JAL, International Routes Due To Icing Problems In Engines Made By General Electric
Japan Airlines said it was alerted by Boeing about icing problems in 787 engines made by General Electric.
Comcast, the largest U.S. cable company, could face regulatory difficulties if it goes it alone in a takeover of Time Warner Cable.
Under the current plan, the taxpayer is likely to incur a loss of about $10 billion.
Boeing 747 Dreamlifter Cargo Plane Takes Off Safely After Accidentally Landing At Small Kansas Airport
The Atlas Airlines aircraft had landed at a Kansas airport that was too small to handle the giant plane.
Secretary of State Kerry referred to the detention of an 85-year-old California man as one of many “disturbing choices by the North Koreans.”
Growth in the euro zone’s factory activity in November was largely confined to Germany, while the French manufacturing and service sectors contracted.