- Nigerians Call For Transparency In Wake Of Online Surveillance Deal
June 07 2013 6:45 PM
In Nigeria, citizens suspect the government of entering into a shady deal for a sophisticated Internet surveillance system.
- The Sunnylands Summit: An Opportunity For Xi And Obama
June 07 2013 5:37 AM
A meeting between President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping could set the tone for a new economic dynamic.
- Myanmar Could Quadruple Economy, But Only If Reform Comes Now
June 05 2013 5:46 AM
With the right policies, Myanmar could experience incredible economic growth -- but the opportunity won't last for long.
- Leaders and Losers As Africa Pursues Development Goals
June 04 2013 5:45 AM
African countries are rushing to fulfill their Millennium Development Goals by 2015, and some are more serious than others.
- Can The US Afford To Pay For A Syrian Intervention?
May 31 2013 9:13 AM
If the United States intervenes in Syria, the cost of a no-fly zone might be more than the American public bargained for.
- Africa Is A Net Creditor To The World: Why That's Not Good News
May 30 2013 12:54 PM
The illicit outflow of assets from Africa actually exceeds the amount of aid and investment coming in, says a new report.
- Hezbollah Leader Affirms Backing Of Syria’s Assad
May 25 2013 6:53 PM
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has voiced his militants' commitment to defeating the rebels in neighboring Syria.
- Maoist Insurgents Kill Congress Party Politicians In India
May 25 2013 4:32 PM
Maoist insurgents attacked a convoy of Congress Party politicians in India Saturday, killing at least 17 people.
- ‘Black Widow’ Suicide Attack Rocks Dagestan
May 25 2013 3:22 PM
A twice-widowed female militant has perpetrated a suicide car-bomb attack in Dagestan, Russia.
- New Soil Atlas Could Modernize Agriculture In Africa
May 25 2013 11:08 AM
A new soil atlas for Africa could help farmers and politicians throughout the continent make better choices about food production.
- Two Years After Revolution, Whatever Happened To Libyan Oil?
May 24 2013 10:20 PM
In post-Gadhafi Libya, energy companies are struggling to gain a new foothold.
- New Cayman Government, Same Cayman Hedge Fund Rules
May 23 2013 2:24 PM
A new party is poised to take control of the elite tax haven. But business as usual is likely to go on for hedge funds based there.
- Long Lines On Top Of The World: Amateurs Invade Mount Everest
May 22 2013 5:47 AM
Traffic on Mount Everest has been building over the past few years. Today, the place is hardly recognizable.
- The Takeover: China Goes To Middle East, Bringing Lots Of Cash
May 11 2013 11:03 AM
In search of resources and trade options, China has turned to the Middle East, including volatile areas where the West fears to do business.
- Syrian Regime Has Used Chemical Weapons: Erdogan
May 09 2013 6:17 PM
Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan said Thursday that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons, crossing Obama's red line.
- Surprise! Africa’s Fastest-Growing Foreign Direct Investor Is Now... Africa
May 08 2013 6:16 AM
Foreign direct investment in Africa is ramping up, but forget China and the West. This growth is intra-continental.
- Iranian Quds Forces Export Terrorism To Kenya And Beyond
May 07 2013 8:57 AM
Iranian Quds forces have grown more bold and attacked more places in recent years, from Kenya to Thailand to India.
- Africa Ready For Takeoff, But Only If Its Airlines Can Take Flight
May 04 2013 9:21 AM
Economic growth is on the upswing in Africa, but it will only continue if the drivers of commerce can take flight.