The European Union has broken international trade rules that define tariffs for bananas, possibly opening up the door to millions of dollars (euros) in commercial sanctions from Ecuador.
The confidential decision - distributed Monday to the parties and confirmed by Ecaudorean and European officials - is an important development in the decade-old World Trade Organization dispute pitting Latin American countries and the United States against the EU.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
More than 5.8 million people voted for Nicholas Maduro at the presidential election in Venezuela. This is more than a quarter of registered voters. Why did those people vote for the man, who, as Western media write, took Venezuela to the brink of collapse?
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War