China urged the United States Friday not to politicise a row ...
Mar 19th, 2010
(AFP/File) - China urged the United States Friday not to politicise a row over the value of the Chinese yuan, saying pending US legislation that would penalise Beijing was "complicating" the issue.(AFP/File/Frederic J. Brown) -
By Ian Chua SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stock markets were braced for a fall on Thursday in line with Wall Street after the U.S. central bank confirmed that it would begin to withdraw stimulus this year if the economy continued to recover as it expected. Tokyo's Nikkei futures in Chicago and Australia's share price index futures fell, pointi... [Full Article]
By Mark Felsenthal, Hamid Shalizi and Dylan Welch WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) - The United States will meet the Taliban this week for talks aimed at achieving peace in Afghanistan, where the United States and the insurgents have fought a bloody and costly war for the past 12 years, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. The Taliban opened an office in Doha... [Full Article]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Candidates for president of Iran wrapped up their final full day of campaigning on Wednesday, reacting to a last-minute surge for a moderate cleric at the expense of conservatives. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]