Topic: Eurasia Group Ltd.
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s visit to Japan this week coincides with unprecedented criticism of the Tokyo Electric Power Company's handling of Japan's nuclear crisis following the March 11 earthquake.
05/26/2011 01:08 pm
Renegade President Laurent Gbagbo is surrounded in his presidential bunker, but it would be a mistake, analysts say, to assume the end of his rule means the end of violence in Ivory Coast.
04/06/2011 05:29 pm
President-elect Alassane Ouattara asked the United Nations this week to provide 'legitimate force' to protect civilians, but Ivory Coast is unlikely to receive the kind of international military intervention currently underway in Libya.
03/23/2011 05:38 pm
Panama is investing $20 billion to boost itself as a global hub. President Ricardo Martinelli's vision provides a glimpse of the US's newest trade partner as a bilateral free trade agreement works its way through Washington.
03/23/2011 10:41 am
ATMs, check cashiers, and Western Union have all reportedly run out of cash in Ivory Coast, a heartbreak for nervous Ivorians in long lines.
02/23/2011 12:35 pm
South African President Jacob Zuma is set to go to Ivory Coast this weekend in a bid to negotiate a powersharing agreement that will pull the country back from the brink of another civil war.
02/17/2011 05:27 pm
Africa Monitor West Africa Rising: Latin American leaders bolster ties to Africa at World Social Forum
As economies boom on both sides of the South Atlantic, analysts say new lines are being sketched between Africa and Latin America.
02/08/2011 01:40 pm
Africa Monitor As Gbabgo seizes Central Bank assets in Ivory Coast, a look at the arcane institution
West Africa's Central Bank – perhaps its most important institution – may also be its least transparent. But in the midst of Ivory Coast's conflict, a tradition of secrecy may be an early casualty.
01/26/2011 04:03 pm
Ivory Coast is the world's largest cocoa supplier, and Alassane Ouattara, the internationally-recognized leader, is asking cocoa companies to boycott Ivory Coast cocoa in hopes of cutting off the funds keeping rival Gbagbo afloat.
01/26/2011 03:50 pm
As the investigation into the Moscow attack at Domodedovo airport continues, President Dmitry Medvedev left for Davos to seek foreign investment – now a tougher pitch.
01/26/2011 01:33 pm
Blackberry data interceptions by several emerging countries have turned attention to how state spy agencies access electronic communications.
09/15/2010 03:00 pm
The EU today implemented tough new Iran sanctions aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions. The sanctions specifically target Iran's oil industry, which accounts for roughly 80 percent of Iranian exports but faces numerous challenges.
07/27/2010 12:56 pm
Japan's new Prime Minister Naoto Kan unveiled a cabinet Tuesday of six new members and 11 from the Hatoyama administration. Polls show 63 percent of Japanese have high hopes for Kan's administration.
06/08/2010 09:52 am
Prime Minister Hatoyama’s vow to reexamine agreed-upon plans to move the Marines from Futenma, their US base in Okinawa, nears a May 31 deadline. What many see as his mishandling of the issue may cost him in parliament.
05/14/2010 01:15 pm
Foreign countries slammed China for its harsh sentencing of a top dissident on Christmas Day and its execution of a mentally ill Briton convicted of drug smuggling, but the juggernaut appears impervious to criticism.
01/06/2010 05:49 am
Three weeks into a cease-fire pact, some rebels are turning themselves in. But the main group – MEND – say they'll attack oil facilities on Sept. 15.
08/25/2009 01:00 am
A sluggish economy and raging drug war shook confidence in President Calderón's party.
07/06/2009 01:00 am
Watch for new US and Venezuelan ambassadors and cooperation on the drug war.
04/21/2009 01:00 am
The pro-independence protests in the Muslim-majority state are threatening India-Pakistan peace talks.
08/14/2008 01:00 am
In wake of confidence vote, it faces shaky political alliances and corruption claims.
07/24/2008 01:00 am