China snatches up Zambia's state-run power company in southern Africa

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s economic strategy of predatory lending to indebt poor nations and then take over critical infrastructure once a country defaults on its loans is on full disp...

Gambia authorities identify exhumed bodies

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's justice minister says authorities have identified four bodies exhumed last year to shed light on the circumstances of their deaths and allow their families to hold prope...

Belgium-Japan Sums

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Today in History

Taipei, July 1 (CNA) Today is Sunday, July 1, 2018, or the 18thday of the fifth month of the Year of the Dog, according to theChinese calendar. The following is a list of important events that occurre...

Gambia's president announces major Cabinet reshuffle

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's president has named a new vice president in a major Cabinet reshuffle that also integrates a minister who served under former leader Yahya Jammeh. Pres...

Italy vows to expel far more migrants, but it won't be easy

ROME (AP) — Barely a week in office, Italy's new, populist interior minister was losing no time in bringing home his message: His government will make good on a campaign pledge to swiftly deport 100,0...

Gambia national police chief resigns after protest shootings

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's police say the national police inspector general has resigned after two civilians were shot dead this week during a demonstration against sand mining. ...

Rights groups warn Gambia after 2 shot dead in protest

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Human rights groups on Wednesday pressured Gambia to hold accountable those who ordered police to "shoot and kill" two protesters this week, warning that the excessive force brin...

2 activists killed in Gambia in protests against sand mining

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambian police say two environmental activists were killed during protests against a sand mining company as they clashed with paramilitary forces. The Inspector...

BC-SOC--WCup-Denmark-Peru Sums

BC-SOC--WCup-Denmark-Peru Sums Denmark-Peru Sums By The Associated ...

China squeezes Taiwan's international space: U.S. Congress report

WASHINGTON (CNA) -- A report released Thursday by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USCC) showed that China's increasing engagement with Pacific Island nations is squeez...

LumoXchange Launches Currency Exchange Marketplace for Cross Border Payments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 8, 2018--LumoXchange, a financial technology (FinTech) payments company, announces the launch of the world’s first currency exchange marketplace that lets users...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, June 1, the 152nd day of 2018. There are 213 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On June 1, 19...

14 countries cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan due to China pressure in 18 years  

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Over the past 18 years, Taiwan has lost a total of 14 diplomatic allies due to pressure from China in an attempt to diminish Taiwan's sovereignty, leaving the isl...

Rights groups seek prosecution of Gambian ex-leader in Ghana

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — A survivor, families of the disappeared and human rights organizations are seeking the extradition and prosecution in Ghana of Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh for allegedly o...