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3 years ago | September 25, 2015

Commentary: China will never close its open door to the outside world

Chinese president Xi Jinping addressed several important issues during his state visit to the US. He affirmed that ...

3 years ago | September 22, 2015

Tales of economic doom greatly exaggerated

By Ding Gang from People’s Daily The Chinese economy, after years of brisk growth, seems to face a downturn, and ...

3 years ago | September 6, 2015

China stock tumble spreads beyond its shores

THE ability to make stockmarkets boomerang is usually reserved for central bankers.

3 years ago | August 30, 2015

AFRICA DESK: South Sudan’s plea to AU Chair

On August 26, 2015 South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signed a power-sharing deal with rebels led by former ...

3 years ago | August 23, 2015

North, South Korea in talks to ease tension

Top aides to the leaders of North and South Korea met at the Panmunjom truce village straddling their border on ...

Burkina Faso elections on course

A Burkina Faso court says 22 candidates have been officially registered to run in the October elections.

Four new fires at China blast site

FOUR new fires have broken out at the site where two huge blasts last week killed 116 people, Chinese state media ...

South Sudanese journalist shot dead

A South Sudanese journalist has been shot dead in what a press freedom group described as a “very foreboding sign” just ...

3 years ago | August 9, 2015

China pushes yuan for reserve currency

RARELY in their 46-year history have Special Drawing Rights commanded quite so many headlines.

3 years ago | August 2, 2015

Suicide bomber kills 16 in Boko Haram attack

A female suicide bomber and Boko Haram gunmen killed 16 people in Nigeria as the commander of a new multinational force ...

4 years ago | July 19, 2015

Kenyan shopping Mall reopens for business

Kenya’s Westgate shopping mall reopened for business yesterday, almost two years after Somali Islamists stormed in and ...

Netanyahu phones Abbas to wish happy Eid

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have spoken by phone, a rare exchange ...

4 years ago | July 8, 2015

BRICS bank boosts global economic reforms

Leaders of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) countries will hold the first meeting for its New ...

4 years ago | July 5, 2015

Tunisia in state of emergency

Tunisia has declared a state of emergency, just over a week after 38 tourists, mainly Britons, died in an attack in the ...