Japan's Fukuda on charm offensive in China
Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda played a
friendly game of catch on his visit to China on Saturday, a symbol
of warming ties between the North Asian rivals despite an
intractable row over gas resources in disputed waters.
France backs India nuclear accord
New Delhi, France's foreign minister said
Thursday he was hoping to see India secure a nuclear safeguards
agreement with the UN atomic watchdog that would pave the way for
energy business in the country.
US concerned by Russian sale of air defense systems to Iran
The White House expressed concern Wednesday over
Iran's announcement that Russia would supply S-300 air missile
defense systems to the Islamic republic.