Senegalese reporter Amadou Sarra Ba is one of hundreds of African journalists to have enjoyed all-expenses-paid trips to China courtesy of the Communist Party, as Beijing seeks to win hearts and minds among the continent’s opinion-formers.
The U.S oil and gas industry has lost around 100,000 jobs over the last 16 months, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics
Nineteen camera traps on the Lao-Cambodian border reveal that at least some of Virachey Park’s animals are still snuffling about the deep woods.
The US oil and gas industry has lost around 100,000 jobs over the last 16 months, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Employment losses worldwide are probably at least double that figure.
Prime Minister David Cameron will try to sell his case for Britain staying in the European Union to parliament facing hostility from his own lawmakers and a plunging pound after London’s mayor threw his support behind the exit campaign.
Forget Brexit. The real obstacle to deeper European integration is not the awkward British, whether they choose to stay in the European Union with a “special status” or leave.
Chalit Pongpitakwiset has always felt like a man. Now the 25-year-old wants everyone else to see it too.
One night last month, Liu Xuehong stood weeping outside the gates of the United Nations headquarters in Bangkok, begging the guards to let her in.
A haunting black-and-white image of a refugee passing a baby under a barbed wire fence won the prestigious World Press Photo Award yesterday, highlighting Europe’s worst migrant crisis since World War II.
The two-day summit between leaders from ASEAN and the US in Rancho Mirage, California marks a “watershed year” for ASEAN and the US, heralding a new era of enhanced partnership.
China has deployed an advanced surface-to-air missile system to one of the disputed islands it controls in the South China Sea, Taiwan and US officials said, ratcheting up tensions even as US…
Global trade is having perhaps its worst period since the Great Recession, except this time there is no freezing up of the financial system to blame.
8211; Speaking to 1,000 of his soldiers at a mountain base on Myanmar’s border with Thailand, the leader of a powerful ethnic armed group called on other rebels to join…
If you want to lose young women, just scold them. That will offend them every time. And it’s precisely what two stalwart, old-school feminist icons did earlier this month when each chastised younger female voters…
New Hampshire may conjure up images of pristine winter skiing, crystal-clear lakes and summer hiking, but scratch the surface and there is a deadly war at the heart of the US presidential campaign.
Overs the last 49 years, ASEAN has achieved remarkable results in maintaining peace and stability, promoting the habit of regional cooperation and creating a set of shared norms, and developing the regional economy.
Saturday afternoon, February 6th, 27-year old Neou Srey Moch and two colleagues returned to Siem Reap from a landmine-clearing assignment in Ratanakkiri province with six landmine-detection dogs in tow.
Dr Amrit Baral can trace the seeds of the World Bicycle Tour back to April 25, 2015. It was almost noon when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal, sending shockwaves of destruction and devastation throughout his home country.
A recent forum highlighted a growing concern of Cambodian youth about Cambodia’s largest lowland evergreen forest, Prey Lang, and the impacts of deforestation caused by illegal logging.
China’s capital has become notorious for its smog but the biggest contributors to local air pollution are industrial furnaces, district heating systems, residential fires and trucks rather than power plants.
When 55-year-old Abdulkadir Dahir Muse left Somalia 15 years ago, first aboard a Somali fishing boat and then smuggled onto a Chinese ship, he was told he was being taken to Japan.
On Saturday Colombia’s national health institute confirmed that more than 2,100 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the Zika virus, which has been linked to a devastating birth defect that affects a fetus’ brain.
Marco Rubio is likened by rivals to a Republican version of Barack Obama: they dismiss him as a youthful overachiever with a penchant for soaring oratory.
If Hillary Clinton pulls off a victory in her close race for the Democratic presidential nomination with Bernie Sanders, she will have women like Joan Pinnell to thank.
Two recent scandals in the United States – one involving Volkswagen’s diesel cars, the other, contaminated tap water in Flint, Michigan – appear to have little in common at first glance. …
The 2016 election is shaping up to be the year of angry voters, the disgruntled Americans shaking up the establishment by fueling the presidential campaigns of two very different candidates – billionaire businessman Donald Trump…
The huge and puzzling gap between China’s great long-term economic growth and the terrible performance of its stock market is significantly explained by politics.