Despite economic slowdown:
Asia forking out on defence
Incr-eased military spending by China and India
is forcing other Asia-Pacific countries to modernise their armed
forces despite the severe impact of the global financial crisis,
Obama swoops into Prague for EU-US Summit
Barack Obama flew into Prague on Saturday for a
summit with EU leaders, making his first venture behind the
erstwhile Iron Curtain on the third leg of his maiden European tour
as US president.
Russia, Chile boost co-op
Russian President Dmitri Medvedev and his
Chilean counterpart Michelle Bachelet focused their Kremlin talks on
Saturday on boosting economic cooperation.