S&P cuts Egypt's credit ratings Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has pushed Egypt's sovereign credit ratings deeper into junk status, citing "continued pressure" on foreign reserves. More
Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
Drivers benefit as oil prices drop sharply A sharp decline in the price of oil this month is making gasoline cheaper at a time of year when it typically gets more expensive. It's a relief to motorists and business owners and a positive development for the economy. More
Sudan freezes oil and security deals with South A month later, Bashir visited Juba, symbolising an easing of tensions at the time, and the South's oil wells resumed pumping the crude ... SPLM-N and government forces battled outside the town. South Sudan, in comments made ahead of the Khartoum news ... 06/9/2013 - 6:58 am | View Link
South Sudan, reeling from Sudan counterattack, says it will withdraw from Heglig BENTIU, South Sudan -- South Sudan announced Friday that it will pull its forces from the disputed border territory ... Whether the return of the disputed oil town to Sudan’s control will end the war between the neighbors remained to be seen. 04/20/2012 - 1:30 pm | View Link
South Sudan withdraws from oil area, easing border crisis Tensions have been rising since South Sudan split away from Sudan as an independent country in July, under the terms of a 2005 settlement, taking with it most of the country's known oil reserves ... Thursday for the South to pull out. 04/20/2012 - 10:07 am | View Link
South Sudan to pull out of oil town, easing crisis JUBA, South Sudan (AP) – Sudan said Friday its forces drove South Sudanese troops from a contested oil town near the countries' ill-defined border border while the south tried to put a good face on events, saying it was withdrawing. South Sudanese troops ... 04/20/2012 - 6:14 am | View Link
South Sudan to pull out of oil town, easing crisis JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Responding to international pressure, South Sudan announced Friday it will withdraw its troops from the disputed oil town its forces took over last week, pulling back from offensive military action that pushed the south closer to ... 04/19/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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PaanLuel Wël: South Sudanese Bloggers. | "We the willing ... Haven’t IGAD addressed the root cause of conflict in South Sudan? By David Aoloch Bion ‘’ John Garang de Mabior, whether he likes or not, will accept the ... 09/2/2014 - 2:49 am | View Website
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Jake Arrieta pitched six solid innings and the Chicago Cubs handed the Milwaukee Brewers their seventh straight loss, 7-1 Tuesday night.
Shortstop Elian Herrera made two errors that helped the Cubs score four runs in the first inning, and Milwaukee went on to match its worst skid of the season.
Since owning a 2 1/2-game lead in the NL Central on Aug.
Police say a speeding truck has overturned and crushed to death 10 people, including seven children, sleeping on a sidewalk in northern India.
Police spokesman Suresh Srivastava says the accident occurred early Wednesday near a construction site in Kanpur, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state.
Australia's prime minister has talked up the prospect of Australia selling uranium to India for peaceful power generation ahead of his first trip to the nuclear-armed country as national leader.
Greens party leader Christine Milne attacked Abbott for using the Russia trade deal as justification for similar uranium exports to India.
A Los Angeles man accused of leaving a dog to die from the heat inside an abandoned stolen van has been sentenced to more than a year in state prison.
The district attorney's office says 30-year-old Danny Fis pleaded no contest to one count each of animal cruelty and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle and was sentenced Tuesday to 16 months in prison.