| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:43 AM
By Brian Winter
SAO PAULO, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Dilma Rousseff was thoroughly
Brazil had been struggling for years to decide which company
to choose for a $4 billion-plus fighter jet contract, one of the
world's most sought-after defense deals...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:47 PM
By Jim Finkle
BOSTON, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Chinese hackers eavesdropped on
the computers of five European foreign ministries before last
September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian
crisis, according to research by computer security firm...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Last week: Once again, the news was dominated by Syria, but Russian President Putin's proposal to involve the United Nations has offered a peaceful alternative to a U.S. military attack. Meanwhile, the Syria issue has backlogged all the vital domestic...
| Sep 8, 2013
Dogs aren't as beloved in Syria as they are here.
In the Middle East, our four-footed friends are generally considered unclean. They don't live inside houses. They're not allowed near a kitchen.
And they don't legislate war policy or decide the fate...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:04 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — After two days of summit meetings here, President Obama and other world leaders signed a lengthy declaration of prescriptions for the global economy, including pledges that placed a renewed emphasis on creating jobs as...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 6:03 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- There's been a lot of passionate talk and chatter here among G-20 leaders, but it seems to have been mostly about the conflict in Syria and whether they were willing to back President Obama's call for a military strike on the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:22 PM
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Even as European Union leaders at the G-20 summit here crowed about a reviving Eurozone, the head of the European Central Bank said he didn't share their optimism.
In somber remarks, ECB President Mario Draghi said he...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 3:00 AM
MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said he has not ruled out backing a U.S.-led military operation in Syria if the Kremlin gets concrete proof than an alleged chemical attack on civilians was committed by Bashar Assad’s government.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:27 PM
WASHINGTON — For the first time in several years, the annual G-20 summit won't be dominated by the Eurozone's debt troubles. But that may be little comfort to world leaders gathering this week in St. Petersburg, Russia.
In addition to sharp...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:49 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The decision reflected both U.S. anger over Russia's harboring of National Security Agency leaker...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON -- The White House condemned Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden on Thursday and stepped up a public threat to cancel President Obama’s upcoming meeting with the Russian...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:37 AM
LOS CABOS, Mexico –- With the pro-bailout New Democracy party’s victory in Greece, leaders of the world’s biggest economies averted the worst of possible scenarios heading into their annual summit Monday. The heads of the Group of 20...