Washington, April 11
US President Barack Obama has spoken to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in Ukraine and called for Russia to move its troops back from the border region.
Washington, April 3
NASA cut some communication channels with Russia over the annexation of Crimea by Moscow, news reports said on Wednesday.
“Given Russia’s ongoing violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and te...
Seoul, March 31
North Korea on Monday held military exercises near the maritime border with the South, drawing response fire from Southern troops, a news report said. Some artillery shells from the Nort...
Washington, Mar 29
Amid increasing tension over Ukraine and massing of Russian troops on its border, President Barack Obama spoke to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and talked about a US proposal “for a diplo...
Chennai, Mar 28
Differing with his Government’s stand of abstaining from voting in UNHRC on the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said New Delhi should have supported...
Washington, March 25
The G7 group of top economic powers have kicked out Russia from the powerful G8 over its annexation of Crimea and threatened to impose far-reaching sanctions if Moscow continued its incursion into...
Brussels, March 21
European Union added 12 Russians and Ukrainians on Thursday to a list of people hit with travel bans and asset freezes over developments in Crimea, while Russia and the United States traded sancti...
Moscow, March 18
President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday took legal steps to swiftly let Crimea join Russia, hours before he was to address lawmakers and governors about his plans for the Ukrainian region.
Seoul, April 11
Three drones used to spy on South Korea were built and flown by the North, the Defence Ministry in Seoul said on Friday, according to a news report. The South Korean military has retriev...
Tokyo, April 10
Japan scrambled its fighter jets a record high 415 times in 2013 response to Chinese aircraft approaching Japanese airspace amid a territorial spat, news reports said on Thursday.
Brussels, April 2
NATO said yesterday it has suspended all cooperation with Russia over the Crimea crisis and questioned Moscow’s claim to have withdrawn troops from near the Ukrainian border, saying it could not c...
Washington, March 31
US Secretary of State John Kerry has told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that Russia must pull back its troops from the Ukrainian border to deescalate the tension following Crimea’s takeove...
Washington, Mar 29
Moody’s put Russia’s credit rating on review for a possible downgrade, saying the Ukraine crisis could exacerbate its already troubled economy.
The ratings agency’s Investor Service said...
Tokyo, March 26
North Korea test-fired two missiles into the sea early on Wednesday, a news report said, prompting condemnation from Tokyo.
It was the latest of several such launches this week, as South...
Tokyo, March 24
Japan scrambled F-15 fighter aircraft after a Chinese Government plane was spotted on course for a group of disputed islets, officials said Monday.
A Y-12 turboprop from China headed sout...
London, March 20
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that G7 nations meeting next week must discuss the permanent expulsion of Russia from the wider G8 if it takes further action to destabilise Ukraine.
Caracas, March 18
Air Canada says it has suspended its flights to and from Venezuela due to civil unrest.
In a statement posted on its website yesterday, the airline says it can no longer ensure the safety...