‘Sham’ Ukrainian referendum results point to Russia’s annexation

Russia says the majority voted for annexation “Welcome home, in Russia!” Medvedev says Russia’s parliament says it may consider annexation on October 4 The United States plans a UN resolution to reject any change in Ukraine Russian undersea gas pipelines mysteriously damaged LONDON/ZAPORECHA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Officials have installed Russia in four occupied regions of … Read more

IsDB directors unanimously recommend firing Claver-Carone after ethics investigation

Visitors walk past a screen bearing the Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) logo at the Atlapa Convention Center in Panama City on March 13, 2013. REUTERS/Carlos Gasso Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend … Read more

Exclusive US weighs China sanctions to deter Taiwan action, Taiwan puts pressure on EU

Taipei/Frankfurt/Washington, Sept. 13 (Reuters) – The United States is considering options for a sanctions package against China to deter it from invading Taiwan, with the European Union coming under diplomatic pressure from Taipei to do the same, according to informed sources. with discussions. The sources said the deliberations in Washington and Taipei’s separate pressure for … Read more