BAGHDAD: March 9, 2014 (AFP) – Saudi Arabia and Qatar are supporting militant groups in Iraq and have effectively declared war on the country, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said as nationwide violence left 15 dead Saturday.
Vietnamese search planes spotted oil slicks near where a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people abruptly vanished on Saturday as it emerged that two passengers appeared to have been using stolen EU passports.
A ferry is the only way to cross the small strip of sea that separates Ukraine’s Kerch peninsula in the far east of restive Crimea from Russia. But maybe not for much longer.
China recorded an unexpected trade deficit of $22.98 billion in February, official figures showed Saturday, with authorities blaming the country’s holiday season for the weak performance.
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing that went missing early Saturday disappeared in Vietnamese airspace, the government said.
Now it’s personal. By upping the ante with his threat to isolate Russia with sanctions over Crimea, Barack Obama risks setting off a cycle of confrontation with Vladimir Putin.
Russian President Vladimir Putin told US President Barack Obama on Friday that relations between the two countries should not suffer due to disagreements over Ukraine, the Kremlin said.