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
South Sudan rivals sign cease-fire deal after months of mass killings Only with continued engagement and the genuine commitment of both sides will South Sudan be able to pull back from catastrophe," he said ... In April, militia seized the strategic oil town of Bentiu, separated terrified residents by ethnicity and ... 05/10/2014 - 8:33 pm | View Link
MSF forced to leave as security worsens in South Sudan's Malakal in the volatile South Sudanese town of Malakal forced it to pull out on Friday. There has been fighting in Malakal, the capital of the nation’s second biggest oil state, all week as rebels sought to capture it from government forces. Thousands of ... 01/17/2014 - 5:03 am | View Link
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 ... 06/7/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
South Sudan ends occupation Border clashes between Sudan and South Sudan escalated last week with waves of air strikes hitting the South, and Juba seizing the Heglig oil hub on April 10 ... International powers had called on Juba to pull back its forces but it resisted, insisting ... 04/20/2012 - 2:47 pm | 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 - 10:14 am | View Link
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Sudan Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ... BALANCE OF PAYMENTS. There is a habitual payments deficit and Sudan continued to suffer from a severe shortage of foreign exchange. Remittances from Sudanese working ... 09/20/2014 - 5:05 am | View Website
South Sudan “a critique of the igad protocol on agreed principles on transitional arrangements towards resolution of the crisis in south sudan”. by professor/ambassador david ... 09/19/2014 - 7:11 pm | View Website
It may not have felt like it at the time, but this Russian may be the luckiest cyclist in the world. The cyclist was slowly biking across a Moscow pedestrian crossing when a truck and a car approached an intersection, a video uploaded onto LiveLeak shows.
Scotland’s historic election on independence did not meet international standards for constitutional referendums, the head of a Russian voting rights organization has said, with procedures that left the result subject to rigging and vote-tampering.
Igor Borisov, chairman of the Public Institute of Suffrage in Moscow (also translated as the Russian Public Institute of Electoral Law), said the voting took place according to United Kingdom voting rules, which differ from the international community’s accepted procedures for such votes, Russian news agency Ria Novosti reports.
The unusual criticism comes just months after the international community rejected the results of a referendum in Crimea.
Afghanistan's two presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday that makes one president and the other chief executive, ending months of political wrangling following a disputed runoff that threatened to plunge the country into turmoil and complicate the withdrawal of foreign troops.