Russian President Vladimir Putin is telling leaders at the first-ever Russia-Africa summit that developing economic and security ties with the continent ranks among Moscow’s top foreign policy priorities.
China’s assertive, large-scale investments in Africa are starting to find pushback in Uganda, where some critics worry the East African nation is using oil it hasn’t even begun to produce to borrow hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure projects.
A Chinese billionaire who lost his Australian residency on security grounds was ordered by an Australian judge on Thursday to provide details of his wealth in a case over an alleged 141 million Australian dollar ($96 million) tax debt.
It looks like the guitar Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page played. But this one is 450 feet (137 meters) tall and is a light-beam hotel that the Seminole Tribe wants to become South Florida’s latest tourist destination.
Italy’s surprise run to the quarterfinals of the Women’s World Cup this year went a long way toward changing misconceptions about the female game in a country where the most popular sport is dominated by men.
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