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UK, Russia foreign ministers visit India amid Ukraine crisis

Mar. 31, 2022 23:45 PM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — The foreign ministers of Britain and Russia are visiting India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks to maintain ties with both Moscow and Western nations despite the worsening Ukraine war and humanitarian crisis. British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss met with her...

Japan to invest $42B in India to strengthen economic ties

Mar. 19, 2022 11:14 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Saturday said his country will invest $42 billion in India over the next five years in a deal that is expected to boost bilateral trade. Kishida met his counterpart, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi during his maiden visit to...

Myanmar OKs use of Thai currency in border trade

Mar. 15, 2022 05:54 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s military-led administration has agreed to accept Thai baht as an official currency in border trade dealings and plans a similar arrangement for use of India’s rupee, seeking to limit the country's reliance on the U.S. dollar in trade. The State...

Kentucky Ag commish goes on foreign trips after 2-year pause

Mar. 15, 2022 04:07 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles recently visited the Middle East and Europe on federal trade missions. The ag commissioner's office said the trips ended a two-year pause on U.S. Department of Agriculture trade visits due to the pandemic. ...

Leaders of Germany, Turkey press for cease-fire in Ukraine

Mar. 14, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey and Germany pledged Monday to continue diplomatic work for a cease-fire in Ukraine, while emphasizing the importance of their bilateral ties and their NATO partnership. “As NATO allies, we have confirmed our common opinions and worries,” Turkish President...