Following Russia`s stand off over Ukraine, Western nations imposed sanctions on Moscow including on its financial and energy sectors, and put dozens of Russians close to President Vladimir Putin on a sanctions list.
A Russian convoy of 280 trucks carrying "humanitarian supplies" was headed to conflict-torn east Ukraine on Tuesday, despite warnings from the West that Moscow could be using the mission as a guise to sneak in troops.
The "aggressive expansion" of China in markets across the world is because of their strong aspiration to have power, wealth, and to catch up with the West in the race to dominate the world, according to renowned Chinese historian and visual artist Dr Tong Lam.
The European Union has criticised Russia`s ban on food imports from the West as "politically motivated" and threatened to take "appropriate action" after fully assessing the extent of Kremlin`s measures.
Indian designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock, who have designed for renowned international figures like Jennifer Lopez, Britney Spears and Lady Gaga, say that it`s always fun to make clothes for both `desi` and `videshi` stars.
Ukraine`s new Western-backed president on Friday declared a week-long unilateral ceasefire and unveiled a sweeping plan for curbing a pro-Russian insurgency that killed 13 more soldiers in fierce clashes in the eastern rustbelt.
Iran faced Western pressure on Wednesday to speed up its promised cooperation with a U.N. nuclear watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Tehran, something the Islamic state denies.
The formation of a Palestinian unity government backed by rival factions Hamas and Fatah will be announced on Monday, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday, adding that Israel already warned him it would shun the new alliance.
Russian President Vladimir Putin`s spokesman today dismissed Western accusations against Russia over the Ukraine crisis and said Washington and Brussels were not doing enough to prevent the raging violence in the country.