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Abe calls for closer ties with China

Abe calls for closer ties with China

Although trade is booming between China and Japan, ties are often frayed over South China Sea regional disputes.

Dozens killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

Dozens killed in Taliban attack on Kabul hotel

Taliban militants stormed the hotel popular with foreigners at 9pm, heavily armed and wearing suicide vests.

Economists are playing catch-up with economic reality

Economists are playing catch-up with economic reality

Growth in many countries, including BRICS, is outmatching expert forecasts.

South African mineral sales surge 14.3 per cent y/y in October

South African mineral sales surge 14.3 per cent y/y in October

Despite the strong growth in 2017, economists say policy uncertainty has hampered mining investment.

China, Russia lambast Canada summit on N Korea

China, Russia lambast Canada summit on N Korea

The Russians have said leaving them and the Chinese out of these talks will be counterproductive.

China upgrades national rail infrastructure

China upgrades national rail infrastructure

This is part of the 13th Five-Year Plan to improve and expand the existing rail transportation system.

Will Brazil reclaim World Cup title?

Will Brazil reclaim World Cup title?

Brazil's mistake in 2014 was to rely on the then 22-year-old Neymar for wins; this time, they're a unit.

Russia warns US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

Russia warns US not to abandon Iran nuclear deal

Moscow says that any move by Trump to scrap the deal would be a colossal foreign policy debacle.

China launches more land-exploration satellites

China launches more land-exploration satellites

China has launched more than 100 satellites for weather and disaster monitoring, communications and navigation.

Return of Russians to Egypt imminent

Return of Russians to Egypt imminent

On January 2, Russian President Vladimir Putin authorized the resumption of civilian flights from Russia to Cairo.

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