Tag Archives: China

Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that “doesn’t make anything”

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a nation that “doesn’t make anything” and said in an interview with the Economist magazine that the West needs to be “pretty firm” with China as Beijing pushes to expand its … read more

A plane crashed in Taiwan

A plane crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather at a small airport in Taiwan on Wednesday, with 47 people “trapped and feared dead,” a transport minister told reporters. Taiwan’s Transport Minister Yeh Kuang-shih told the government’s Central News … read more

Pacquiao will fight Algieri in Macau, China.

Social media erupted, with the usual vitriol being spewed toward Top Rank chairman Bob Arum and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, shortly after news broke Wednesday that Pacquiao will fight Chris Algieri on Nov. 22 in Macau, China. Despite his … read more

Iran nuclear talks in Vienna.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and fellow foreign ministers are adding their diplomatic muscle to nuclear talks with Iran, with a target date only a week away for a pact meant to curb programs Tehran could turn to making … read more