BORDEAUX (AFP) - Chinese wine importers have already started putting orders from France and other European countries on hold over fears of a hike in tariffs being triggered as part of a broader European Union (EU)-China trade dispute, say leading figures in the sector.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Chrysler announced on Tuesday that it would bow to the United States (US) safety regulator's pressure to recall 2.7 million Jeep Libertys and Jeep Grand Cherokees over a fire risk that caused dozens of deaths.
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland (REUTERS) - Russian President Vladimir Putin derailed Western efforts to remove Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad from power at the G8 summit on Tuesday and, hours after meeting United States (US) President Barack Obama, said the Kremlin might sell more arms to Syria.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - It's not bubbly-cute any more, but Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew's new official signature, to go on all new United States (US) banknotes, should meet boss President Barack Obama's admonition not to debase the currency.
CHICAGO (AFP) - A mentally disabled woman and her child were forced to live in an Ohio basement with snakes and pitbulls and were treated like slaves for more than two years, United States (US) prosecutors said on Tuesday.