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Front Page Last Updated: Oct 17, 2018 - 3:08:50 PM


Business
Ties between African countries and China are complex. Understanding this matters
The complex relationship between Africa and China has become even more complicated this year. Initially, 2018 was set to reaffirm the bond through the latest Forum on China-Africa Cooperation summit held in Beijing in September. The summit delivered its usual pageant of African leaders, side deals, and the announcement of a USD$60 billion financing package. The year also saw the recurrence of misgivings about the relationship.

Oct 17, 2018 - 3:07:37 PM

Labour
Russian Official Fired After Claiming Retirees Can Live off $50 Pension
A Russian official has been fired after insisting that a monthly pension of 3,500 rubles ($53) is enough for the survival of the country’s retirees.

Oct 17, 2018 - 3:06:16 PM

Dysfunctions
Failed Space Launch Illuminates Russia’s Multiplying Misfortunes
The booster malfunction in the third minute of the Soyuz MC-10 rocket launch last Thursday (October 11) avoided tragedy

Oct 17, 2018 - 3:04:49 PM

Africa
Why Haley’s Successor at the U.N. Should Have a Clue About Africa
Will the next American ambassador to the United Nations know anything about Africa?

Oct 17, 2018 - 3:03:22 PM

Analyses
Uneven Burden-Sharing Isn’t NATO’s Biggest Problem
The real problem is lack of collective military purpose within an Alliance that has become transactional during the post–Cold War era

Oct 14, 2018 - 11:35:27 AM

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