`US should seize the chance to work with Narendra Modi`

The US should seize the chance to work with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is focused on economic reforms and America could boost trade with India by supporting its membership in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, an expert has said.

Vladimir Putin leaves G20 summit early ''to catch up on sleep''
Vladimir Putin leaves G20 summit early ''to catch up on sleep''

Russian President Vladimir Putin Sunday left Brisbane citing a need to "catch up on sleep", after the Kremlin played down reports that he was leaving due to the cold reception given to him by other world leaders over Ukraine at the G20 summit.

Taiwanese President says relations with China should quickly get back on track

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou said relations with China should quickly get back on track after a rocky six months, adding support to Beijing`s recent call to set aside differences.

Watch: How Vladimir Putin offered shawl to China First Lady and got snubbed, politely!
Watch: How Vladimir Putin offered shawl to China First Lady and got snubbed, politely!

There were fireworks at display both on and off stage at an APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) event in Beijing, when Russian President Vladimir Putin slipped a shawl over the shoulder of China First Lady Peng Liyuan, while Xi Jinping, unaware of it all, chatted with US President Barack Obama.

APEC leaders seek free trade progress at annual summit

Asia-Pacific leaders gather Tuesday for the climax of their annual summit with region-wide free trade the key focus as they try to narrow differing views on how to achieve it.

US wants China `to do well`, Obama says in announcing visa deal
US wants China `to do well`, Obama says in announcing visa deal

 President Barack Obama announced a deal Monday to extend visas for Chinese visitors to the United States for up to a decade, insisting he wants China "to do well" despite simmering tensions between the world`s two largest economies.

Leaders of Japan and China to hold first summit: Reports

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping are to hold their first summit next week, reports said Friday, after presiding over two years of animosity between Asia`s two biggest economies.

Leaders of Japan, China to hold first summit
Leaders of Japan, China to hold first summit

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping are to hold their first summit next week, a report said Friday, after presiding over two years of animosity between Asia`s two biggest economies.

Taiwan envoy to APEC summit plays down disputes with China

Taiwan`s special envoy to the upcoming APEC summit in Beijing dismissed concerns on Monday about a recent series of disputes which has overshadowed improved ties with China.

Libya summons US envoy after suspected al Qaeda leader`s capture

Two days after the capture of suspected al Qaeda leader, Anas al-Libi, Libya has summoned US envoy over the raid which it had termed as ‘kidnap’.

‘Macho man’ Putin admits ‘stage-managing’ stunts!

Russian President Vladimir Putin complained that while he was ridiculed for stage-managed photo opportunities, they at least raised awareness.

Russia prepared for second global crisis: Putin

Russia is better prepared for a second global financial crisis, President Vladimir Putin has said.

Asia-Pacific key to Russia`s future: Putin

The 21-nation Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit that began on September 05 will go on till September 09.

No peace deal with Japan at APEC summit: Russia

Russia and Japan have long been at odds over the sovereignty of four disputed Pacific islands.

It’s confirmed: Obama skipping APEC in Russia

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit is scheduled to be held on September 01-08.

APEC agrees against protectionism; pushes for Doha

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries issued a declaration on Wednesday against protectionism, saying such policies would be a setback to the global economy.