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Detaining Saakashvili requires observance of legal procedures - National police chief

Detaining Saakashvili requires observance of legal procedures - National police chief

Saakashvili later said police had searched the wrong tent at the camp, continuing a surreal hide-and-seek game between him and Ukrainian law enforcement ever since he barged across the Polish border three months ago. He's tougher now than during the massive 2014 protests that drove Ukraine's pro-Russia president to flee the country, he says. He was later freed from police custody by a crowd of his supporters.


China's November natural gas imports hit record, crude shipments rebound

China's November natural gas imports hit record, crude shipments rebound

Property sales by floor area in China fell 6.0 percent in October from a year earlier, compared with a 1.5 percent decline in September. The rebound boosted export growth to the fastest pace since March. The U.S. has yet to release data for November, but the total U.S. trade deficit spiked 8.6 percent in October, Politico reported Tuesday, citing a Department of Commerce report.


Alibaba partnership could see Ford sell its vehicles in China

Alibaba partnership could see Ford sell its vehicles in China

However, in the current unfinalized version of the deal, financing will be provided through Alibaba's affiliate Alipay rather than Ford Motor Credit Co., according to Reuters , which broke the news of the deal late Wednesday. Those cars could come directly from Ford or from its dealers but the details are still to be worked out, the source added. "China is one of the world's largest and most dynamic digital markets, thriving on innovation with customers' online and offline experiences ...