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  • Ukraine Accord Doubts Grow as Protesters Refuse to Disarm

    Pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine defied pleas to disarm as officials in Kiev pledged to honor an accord reached in Geneva and an international group began expanding its presence to help defuse the crisis.

  • Ukraine Accord Doubts Grow as Protesters Refuse to Disarm

    Pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine refused to lay down their arms even as the government in Kiev pledged to abide by an accord reached in Geneva, testing anew Russia’s willingness to help defuse the crisis.

  • Pedophiles Lured by Avatar in Tech Industry Porn Fight

    Sweetie looks much like other unfortunate young Filipinas. Just 10 years old, her user profile shows, she spends her days online fielding requests from men who offer her money to perform sexual acts in front of a webcam. When she logs on, invitations pour in -- “Are you a working girl?” or “I’m into girls your age” -- from strangers keen to get her into a private show via Skype or Yahoo! Messenger.

  • Putin Turn to China Heralds New Look at Yuan Debt: Russia Credit

    President Vladimir Putin’s turn to China amid the worst standoff with the U.S. since the Cold War is prompting companies to take a fresh look at yuan bonds.

  • BG Group Moves Headquarters for Oil, LNG Marketing to Singapore

    BG Group Plc, Britain’s third- largest natural gas producer, will move its global headquarters for marketing LNG and oil to Singapore in a boost for the city’s stature as a trading hub.

  • Britain Confronts Gas Mother Lode With Fracking by Lord Browne

    An icy rain is pelting about 30 protesters who’ve converged at the gate of a natural gas drilling site near Manchester, England. On the other side of a fence topped with razor wire, a 10-story-high rig is boring into shale to determine if it’s suitable for hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The demonstrators unfurl a banner: “Fracking will poison our children.”

  • UN Court Orders Japan to End Whaling as Hunt Is Not Scientific

    Japan was ordered to halt its whaling program because the hunt can not be justified for scientific research purposes, in a court ruling that marks the biggest boost to efforts to protect whales since a 1986 global moratorium on commercial harvests.

  • UN Court Orders Japan to End Whaling as Hunt Is Not Scientific

    Japan was ordered to halt its whaling program because the hunt can not be justified for scientific research purposes, in a court ruling that marks the biggest boost to efforts to protect whales since a 1986 global moratorium on commercial harvests.

  • U.S. Jobs, GM Recall, Japan, ECB: Week Ahead March 29-April 5

    U.S. employers probably added more workers to payrolls in March than the 175,000 a month earlier as the jobless rate fell.

  • Philippines Sues China to Assert Claim Over Gas-Rich Waters

    The Philippines challenged China’s claims to much of the South China Sea at a United Nations tribunal yesterday, seeking to check its neighbor’s push for control of disputed waters rich in oil, gas and fish.

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