China’s government vowed to address long-festering complaints about choking smog while promising to crack down harder on the new threat of terrorism and promote unity among the country’s sometimes restive ethnic minorities.
A sense of relief over the easing of tensions in the Ukraine that boosted global stocks overnight lifted shares in Asia in early Wednesday trading.
President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry push back on Russia’s actions in Ukraine.
Secretary of State John Kerry heads to Ukraine to show support as Russian troops remain in the country.
Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Kiev Tuesday to show U.S. support for the fledgling Ukraine government, and the Obama administration announced with his arrival a $1 billion energy subsidy package.
The U.S. Defense Department says it is suspending exercises and other activities with the Russian military over Moscow’s military involvement in Ukraine.
Extraterrestrial toucan birds, neon green spacemen waving Brazilian flags and legions of scantily clad women and men dancing a furious samba opened the final round of Rio de Janeiro’s extravagant Carnival parades Monday night.
Russian troops continued to move into the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea on Monday. 22News discovered what type of impact could be felt here if this crisis escalates.
Russia has sent troops into the Ukraine, despite warnings from President Obama and other western leaders not to interfere in the volatile eastern European country, whose pro-Russian president was overthrown more than a week ago.
Russia appears to be ignoring the U.S. and its allies request to stay out of the Ukraine.