South China Sea: Japan And Taiwan Send Their Own Strong Messages To Beijing

Tensions are rising in South China Sea, with blunt messages flying back and forth between China, on the one side, and Taiwan and Japan on the other. Financial markets do not seem to be that concerned, at least for the time being. Last week, Taiwan sent a blunt message to China by […]

Peru demands cash payment from Odebrecht in plea deal talks

LIMA (Reuters) – The office of Peru’s attorney general announced on Monday that it has asked Odebrecht for a “significant sum” of money as part of talks toward a plea deal, after the Brazilian company acknowledged distributing bribes to unnamed Peruvian officials.

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real weakens, Mexico peso flat in thin trading

By Bruno Federowski
SAO PAULO, Jan 2 (Reuters) – The Brazilian real and the
Mexican peso seesawed on Monday, the first trading day of the
year, in thin trading volumes due to holidays in the…

Syrian rebels say they froze talks on Russian-backed peace conference due to ceasefire violations

AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian rebel groups said on Monday they had decided to freeze any talks about their possible participation in Syrian peace negotiations being prepared by Moscow in Kazakhstan unless the Syrian government and its Iran-backed allies end what it said were violations of a ceasefire.

2017 Sugar Bowl: Auburn Vs. Oklahoma Against the Spread Odds And Picks from a Pro

Check out a guide for the 2017 Sugar Bowl featuring Oklahoma and Auburn, with advice from a professional handicapper.