Europe

Driver in France goes on rampage, feeding fears

PARIS — A driver deliberately slammed his car into crowds around the city of Dijon in eastern France yesterday (Dec 21), raising concerns at a time when Islamic extremists are...

China may be Putin’s last option for help

China may be Putin’s last option for help

BEIJING — With its currency tumbling even after boosting interest rates, foreign-exchange reserves running low, access to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for aid unlikely,...

Gallery: Putin: West wants to defang, declaw Russian bear

Putin: West wants to defang, declaw Russian bear

MOSCOW — Sternly warning the West it cannot defang the metaphorical Russian bear, a confident-looking President Vladimir Putin promised yesterday (Dec 18) to shore up the...

West is out to chain, tame Russian bear: Putin

West is out to chain, tame Russian bear: Putin

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed yesterday at his annual end-of-year news conference to fix Russia’s economic woes within two years, pledging to diversify the gas...

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