Philippine President Benigno Aquino made a “senseless attack” when he compared China to Nazi Germany over its territorial claims in disputed seas, China’s official Xinhua News Agency said in a commentary today.
A man who said he fled Nazi Germany as a teenager was sentenced to three months of house arrest after pleading guilty to hiding $5.7 million from U.S. tax authorities using Swiss bank accounts at Credit Suisse Group AG and Wegelin & Co.,
German Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed an analogy between the annexation of Crimea and Nazi Germany’s prewar seizure of Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia after her finance minister drew a parallel with Russian tactics.
France is selling weapons to Russia in defiance of American efforts to isolate President Vladimir Putin. The U.S. is preparing to slap France’s largest bank with a fine that could top $10 billion. French government ministers have sought to derail General Electric Co.’s bid for France’s top energy-equipment maker.
Vladimir Kiriyev says he was walking with his children near their apartment in Odessa when he saw an attack on a pro-Russia camp as the assailants backing Ukrainian unity set tents on fire and beat everyone who tried to flee.