Ukraine’s opposition rejected President Viktor Yanukovych’s efforts to defuse a political crisis after anti-government activists thwarted an attempt by riot police to clear them off the streets of Kiev.
Palestinians will reject any effort by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to broker an interim peace deal with Israel when he returns to the region tomorrow, a senior Palestine Liberation Organization official said today.
South Korea will extend its air- defense identification zone to cover islands and an underwater rock, a move that threatens to exacerbate tensions after China control over airspace claimed by neighbors.
The U.S. military is conducting daily flights through China’s newly declared air-defense zone without notifying Beijing authorities in advance, days before Vice President Joe Biden is to meet with Chinese leaders.
Vice President Joe Biden will press Chinese leaders on their intentions in creating a new air- defense zone, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel assured Japan of U.S. support and continued military operations in the region.