Merging 11 times zones into four would boost efficiency, says Russia's Medvedev. Russia spans nearly half the world's circumference.
12/01/2009 12:00 am
Northeast Passage through the Arctic slashes time and money for mariners and could be a boom for Russia. But it raises concerns about ice loss induced by global warming.
10/15/2009 01:00 am
Russia helped North Korea for decades. But now its influence with the "rogue" nation has waned.
05/27/2009 01:00 am
03/12/2009 01:00 am
His bold efforts for freedom were met with scorn.
01/08/2009 12:00 am
12/22/2008 12:00 am
Calvin Trillin offers a delightful record of the 2008 presidential campaign in verse.
11/29/2008 12:00 am
At least 20 people died on the sub, which media reports say was to be handed over to India.
11/10/2008 12:00 am
A Chinese-American journalist steps into the heat and adventure of Beijing's kitchens.
09/19/2008 01:00 am
Thanks to a cellphone connection, two American boys are briefly transported across the world.
05/16/2008 01:00 am