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U.S. urges China to use influence with Moscow over Ukraine

By Gabriel Crossley, David Brunnstrom and Michael Martina BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States on Thursday called on China to use its influence with Russia to urge a diplomatic solution to…

Close Putin ally urges diplomatic path with U.S. in Ukraine crisis

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and the United States must engage in diplomacy to resolve the standoff over Ukraine and not build up tensions to score political points, senior Russian security…

U.S. State Department ‘condemns’ North Korea missile tests

(Reuters) - The U.S. government "condemns" North Korea's launch of two ballistic missiles, a State Department spokesperson said on Wednesday, calling the tests a violation of multiple United Nations Security…

U.S. warns of heightened risks associated with business in Myanmar

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday issued a business advisory for Myanmar, warning of heightened risks associated with doing business in the country especially when the military is…

Putin Drawing “Red Lines” Over Ukraine

Ukraine has become the main flashpoint in Moscow's relations with the West, with Russian troops massed near its border and NATO's forces on standby in case Russia attacks its neighbour. Here…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

U.S., Qatar to discuss energy security during emir’s Washington visit

WASHINGTON/DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar's ruling emir will hold talks with U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House on Jan. 31 on a range of issues that will include global…

U.S. State Department approves potential sale of radars and planes to Egypt -Pentagon

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of air defence radars and C-130 Super Hercules planes to Egypt for a combined value…

U.S. calls Russian decision to add Navalny to list of ‘terrorists and extremists’ disturbing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Tuesday said Russia's decision to add jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and a handful of his allies to an official list of…

U.S. plane brings Javelin missiles and launchers to Ukraine

KYIV (Reuters) -A U.S. plane carrying Javelin anti-tank missiles, launchers and other military hardware landed in Kyiv on Tuesday, the third shipment of a $200-million security package to shore up…

U.S. should consider ‘safe harbor’ from Russia sanctions for some companies – trade group

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A trade group representing Chevron, General Electric and other big U.S. corporations that do business in Russia is asking the White House to consider giving U.S. companies…

Kremlin says watching U.S. actions over Ukraine with great concern

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday it was watching with great concern after the United States put 8,500 troops on alert to be ready to deploy to Europe in…

Factbox-Ukraine gets weapons from the West but says it needs more

KYIV (Reuters) - Western countries have stepped up arms deliveries to Ukraine but it says it needs more in order to resist Russia's bigger and better-equipped army. Here is a…