FORT WORTH, Texas — A company that operates France’s national high-speed rail network is exploring a possible investment in Texas bullet trains.
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NEW DELHI — President Barack Obama on Monday announced a series of modest initiatives to bolster trade and investment with India as he nears the end of a three-day trip here that has underscored the fragile nature of the renewed U.S.-India partnership.
KIEV, Ukraine — As Western leaders mulled new punitive measures against Russia over its involvement in the latest violence in eastern Ukraine, Russian leaders lashed out Monday, blaming the West for using the events to incite anti-Russian hatred and of playing an on-the-ground role in furthering the fighting.
JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing growing criticism in Israel for a planned speech to the U.S. Congress about Iran, accused by his political rivals of damaging ties with Washington to promote his election campaign.
LOS ANGELES — Officials have now confirmed at least 87 cases of measles in seven states and Mexico, as the outbreak centered in California continues to spread.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A walk down the streets of Geneva with Secretary of State John Kerry was all it took to get Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in trouble back at home.
TOKYO — Before a trip to Syria that left him a hostage of Islamic State with a $100 million ransom on his head, Haruna Yukawa said he knew his “name would be added to an assassination list.”
SANAA, Yemen — The Yemeni president and his Cabinet resigned Thursday, creating a leadership vacuum and raising the prospect of chaos and fragmentation in a strategic Arab nation that has been a pivotal ally in U.S. anti-terrorism efforts.
DNIPROPETROVSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian troops have retreated from the artillery-shattered skeleton of what was once the country’s second-busiest airport after an eight-month battle apparently lost to pro-Russia separatists, Ukrainian officials conceded Thursday.
CUCUTA, Colombia — Miguel is a pimpinero, a curbside vendor of contraband Venezuelan gasoline that he sells at two-thirds of the going price at Colombian gas stations.