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North Korea's neighbors push to resume six-party talks
Russia and China discussed resuming six-party talks on North Korea's nuclear program this week, while a South Korean diplomat said five of the participants had agreed on conditions to present to Pyongyang for restarting the negotiations.
Another U.S. ally, South Korea, seeks to join China-backed AIIB
South Korea said on Thursday it has decided to seek to be a founding member of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), another key U.S. ally joining the China-led institution despite Washington's misgivings.
Risk-shy banks and companies keep euro zone credit on tight leash
The euro zone credit cycle is a whisker away from turning positive but don’t expect a rapid recovery.
New Afghan president warns of 'terrible threat' from Islamic State
Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, warned U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday of the "terrible threat" the Islamic State poses in central and western Asia, and said the militant group is already sending fighters to his country.
EU imposes anti-dumping duties on stainless steel from China and Taiwan
The European Union will impose anti-dumping duties from Thursday on imports of cold-rolled flat stainless steel from China and Taiwan, according to a notice on Wednesday in the EU's Official Journal.
Moscow says new U.S. national security strategy is anti-Russian
Russia's federal Security Council on Wednesday criticized as "anti-Russian" the new U.S. national security strategy, which lists Moscow's aggression in its neighboring Ukraine among most pressing threats.
Turkey's first nuclear plant delayed, 'not ready before 2022'
Turkey's first nuclear power plant is unlikely to be ready before 2022, energy officials said on Monday of the $20-billion project that has been beset by regulatory hurdles and complicated by Russia's financial woes.
Sweden intercepts Russian planes over Baltic amid regional tensions
Swedish fighters intercepted four Russian planes flying in international air space over the Baltic sea with their transponders turned off, the country's military said on Tuesday.