Jul 31 2014 China Investigates Powerful Former Security Chief

The public in China is welcoming the Communist Party's decision to investigate one of the country's once most powerful politicians, former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang. Analysts say the move by President Xi Jinping is not only an effort to win more support for the party, but an essential step to furthering much needed economic [...]

 

Jul 31 2014 China Investigates Powerful Former Security Chief

The public in China is welcoming the Communist Party's decision to investigate one of the country's once most powerful politicians, former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang. Analysts say the move by President Xi Jinping is not only an effort to win more support for the party, but an essential step to furthering much needed economic [...]

 

Jul 31 2014 Cameroon’s Coffee Farmers Blame Government for Production Drops

The 2014 farming season has unfurled against a backdrop of swelling despair for Cameroon’s coffee sector. Harvests of the nation’s once-blooming cash crop have hit an all-time low with of more than 50 percent slump from the previous year. 
Growers, dealers, experts and farmer organizations are all piling blame on faulty government policies dating back to [...]

 

Jul 31 2014 Cameroon’s Coffee Farmers Blame Government for Production Drops

The 2014 farming season has unfurled against a backdrop of swelling despair for Cameroon’s coffee sector. Harvests of the nation’s once-blooming cash crop have hit an all-time low with of more than 50 percent slump from the previous year. 
Growers, dealers, experts and farmer organizations are all piling blame on faulty government policies dating back to [...]

 

Jul 31 2014 UN: Israel, Hamas May Be Guilty of War Crimes

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, says the targeting of civilian infrastructure or the use of civilian structures for military purposes violate international humanitarian law and international human rights law.  She warns both Israel and Hamas may be guilty of war crimes in breaching these humanitarian principles.  U.N. figures show civilians, including [...]

 

Jul 31 2014 UN: Israel, Hamas May Be Guilty of War Crimes

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, says the targeting of civilian infrastructure or the use of civilian structures for military purposes violate international humanitarian law and international human rights law.  She warns both Israel and Hamas may be guilty of war crimes in breaching these humanitarian principles.  U.N. figures show civilians, including [...]

 

Jul 31 2014 International Experts Reach MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine

An international team of experts has reached the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine for the first time, after days of attempts foiled by violence in the separatist-controlled area. [Read More]

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Source: VOA News: Economy and Finance

 

Jul 31 2014 International Experts Reach MH17 Crash Site in Ukraine

An international team of experts has reached the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine for the first time, after days of attempts foiled by violence in the separatist-controlled area. [Read More]

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Source: VOA News: Labor

 

Jul 31 2014 ‘Russian Involvement’ Is Central to UK Inquiry Into Ex-KGB Agent’s Death

Evidence that shows Russia was behind the 2006 murder of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London will mostly be given in secret, the chairman of a public inquiry into his death said on Thursday.
Kremlin critic Litvinenko, 43, died after being poisoned with a radioactive isotope in November 2006, a crime which from his death [...]

 

Jul 31 2014 ‘Russian Involvement’ Is Central to UK Inquiry Into Ex-KGB Agent’s Death

Evidence that shows Russia was behind the 2006 murder of former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London will mostly be given in secret, the chairman of a public inquiry into his death said on Thursday.
Kremlin critic Litvinenko, 43, died after being poisoned with a radioactive isotope in November 2006, a crime which from his death [...]

 
 
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