Category Archives: Business & Finance

DR Congo Voters Want Change, and They Want it Now

KINSHASA Landu Kumbakidioko does not care who wins Sunday’s hotly contested election in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The Kinshasa-based barber just wants what the top candidates have promised: a better life in a resource-rich …

Germany Sees Notable Drop in Asylum Applications in 2018

BERLIN, The German government anticipates a drop in asylum applications in 2018, even including the thousands of babies born to recent migrants.

The Bild newspaper reported Sunday on a preliminary report it obtained showing about …

Analysts: Uighur Jihadis in Syria Could Pose Threat

WASHINGTON, Analysts are warning that the jihadi group Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) in northwestern Syria could pose a danger to Syria’s volatile Idlib province, where efforts continue to keep a fragile Turkey-Russia-brokered cease-fire between Syrian …

New Africa Strategy Pits US Against China, Russia

The United States unveiled a new Africa strategy Thursday designed to prioritize American interests and challenge efforts by China and Russia to develop economic, political and security partnerships across the continent.

In prepared remarks, National …

ALGERIAN ENERGY GIANT INKS TWO OIL PIPELINE TRANSPORT CONTRACTS WITH RUSSIAN FIRM

ALGIERS, Algeria, Algerian energy giant, Sonatrach, on Wednesday, signed two contracts with the Russian transport company, Transneft, over security of liquid fuel transport, for the Sonatrach pipeline transport.

The first contract, with a period of …

SAAD, ALGERIAN AMBASSADOR TACKLE LATEST DEVELOPMENTSc

The Secretary General of the Popular Nasserite Organization, MP Dr. Osama Saad, on Wednesday received in his office the Algerian Ambassador to Lebanon, Ahmed Bouziane.

Talks between the pair reportedly touched on means of bolstering …

A Europe that Protects: Commission calls for more efforts to ensure adoption of security proposals

The Commission is today reporting on progress made in building a genuine and effective Security Union since the October European Council.

Good progress is being achieved on a number of security initiatives, including the proposals …