Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance open a new chapter for their partnership

London, Paris, Tokyo, Yokohama, Feb 7, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Following approval by the Boards of Directors of Renault Group and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd, Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance today announced new initiatives to take their partnership to the next level. A three-dimension program to maximize value creation for all Alliance stakeholders will include:– […]

PM: Kosovo accepts EU’s peace deal with Serbia, with caveats

Kosovo's Prime Minister Albin Kurti speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in capital Pristina, Kosovo, Feb 5, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) PRISTINA – Kosovo's prime minister Albin Kurti said on Monday he accepted a proposed European Union plan aimed at normalizing relations with Serbia despite concerns over Western demands to give more rights […]

N.America wants closer economic ties amid Mexican energy row

US President Joe Biden and Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador meet at the National Palace during the North American leaders summit in Mexico City, Mexico Jan 9, 2023. (KEVIN LAMARQUE / REUTERS) MEXICO CITY – The United States, Mexico and Canada on Tuesday vowed to tighten economic ties, producing more goods regionally and boosting […]

McCarthy suffers 14th loss in US House leadership bid

Kevin McCarthy, reacts after losing the 14th vote in the House chamber as the House meets for the fourth day to elect a speaker and convene the 118th Congress in Washington, Jan 6, 2023. (ALEX BRANDON / AP) WASHINGTON – Republican Kevin McCarthy suffered yet another embarrassing defeat as he failed late on Friday by […]

NASA’s Perseverance rover deposits first sample on Mars

This NASA photo obtained on April 6, 2021, shows Ingenuity helicopter seen on Mars as viewed by the Perseverance rover’s rear Hazard Camera on April 4, 2021. (HANDOUT / NASA / JPL-CALTECH / AFP) LOS ANGELES – The Perseverance Mars rover of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration placed a rock sample on the […]

Argentina VP Kirchner given 6-year jail term in graft case

Argentina's Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner speaks onstage during a party rally inside the Diego Maradona stadium, in La Plata, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina Nov 17, 2022. (AGUSTIN MARCARIAN / REUTERS) BUENOS AIRES – An Argentine court sentenced Vice-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to six years in jail and disqualified her […]

UN chief appeals for more funds to help preserve biodiversity

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres gives a press conference with Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Shehbaz Sharifat the 2022 United Nations climate conference, COP27, in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai, Egypt, Nov 7, 2022. (THOMAS HARTWELL / AP) MONTREAL – Developed countries must provide bold financial support for the countries of the […]

Republicans favored to win US House in midterm elections

People vote at a fire station in the midterm elections on Nov 8, 2022, in Hialeah, Florida. (LYNNE SLADKY / AP0 WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Arizona/BIRMINGHAM, Michigan – Republicans were favored to wrest control of the US House of Representatives away from President Joe Biden's Democrats based on early returns in Tuesday's midterm elections, though the prospects of a […]

Euro zone downturn deepens, points to winter recession

A worker wears a protective mask at the Volkswagen assembly line after VW re-starts Europe's largest car factory after coronavirus shutdown in Wolfsburg, Germany, April 27, 2020. (SWEN PFOERTNER/POOL VIA REUTERS) LONDON – The downturn in the euro zone economy has deepened as high inflation and fears of an intensifying energy crisis hit demand, adding […]

Bolsonaro does not concede to Lula, but begins transition

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (right) arrives to speak from his official residence of Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Nov 1, 2022. (ERALDO PERES / AP) BRASILIA/SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday did not concede defeat in his first public remarks since losing Sunday's election, saying protests by his supporters were […]

‘Hungary govt firm to protect EU-China economic cooperation’

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto speaks during a press event in Budapest, Hungary, on July 29, 2022. (PHOTO BY ATTILA VOLQYI/XINHUA) BUDAPEST- The government of Hungary rejects all proposals that would damage economic cooperation between the European Union (EU) and China, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto said here […]

UN chief suggests rapid action force to help Haiti

Patients with cholera symptoms sit in an observation center at a cholera clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Oct 7, 2022. (ODELYN JOSEPH / AP) UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has proposed that one or several countries send "a rapid action force" to help Haiti's police remove a threat […]

UK: Truss’s government makes U-turn on tax plan

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng (left) and Britain's Prime Minister Liz Truss attend the opening day of the annual Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, central England, on Oct 2, 2022. (OLI SCARFF / AFP) LONDON – The government of British Prime Minister Liz Truss was forced on Monday into a humiliating U-turn, reversing […]