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 […]
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.
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.