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‘Brazil, a brother country’- Cartes

‘Brazil, a brother country’- Cartes

Paraguay’s newly elected President Horacio Cartes has reached out to neighbour Brazil.

Indonesia records 27% FDI rise to $6.7bn

Indonesia records 27% FDI rise to $6.7bn

Indonesia's economy is expected to grow by up to 6.8 per cent this year and 6.4 to 6.9 per cent next year.

Bangladesh announces new president amid political standoff

Bangladesh announces new president amid political standoff

He has been the acting president of the country since Zillur Rahman died last month.

Xi praises US-Chinese scholarship programme

Xi praises US-Chinese scholarship programme

US President Barack Obama also sent a congratulatory letter to the launch ceremony.

US to provide another $123 mn to Syrian opposition

US to provide another $123 mn to Syrian opposition

More than 70,000 people have been killed and over 1.3 million Syrians have become refugees.

Kenyatta orders dismantling terror gangs as violence continues

Kenyatta orders dismantling terror gangs as violence continues

Nine people have been killed so far in a grenade attack in northern Kenya.

More than 40 dead in multiple Iraq bombings

More than 40 dead in multiple Iraq bombings

Iraqis are preparing for the provincial polls on Saturday to elect their provincial council members.

Lending to British business drops $7.6bn

Lending to British business drops $7.6bn

Loans to businesses in Britain have declined 3.1 per cent year on year.

Portugal announces $1bn spending cuts to meet deficit

Portugal announces $1bn spending cuts to meet deficit

Portugal’s constitutional Court has rejected some of the austerity measures in the 2013 state budget.

Boston bombing suspects ‘Chechen’, FBI says

The remaining brother - suspect 2 - is on the run, the FBI says, and is dangerous.