Rio Tinto looks beyond traditional resources as China slows

London - The move comes as the economy of China, its largest buyer of traditional resources, is expected to slow further over the long run.


Over 4,700 ‘active’ construction projects in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah - The eighth edition of The Big 5 Saudi, a premier construction event in the region, will run from March 5 to 8 at the Jeddah Center for Forums & Events.


Algeria should pay debts owed to foreign and local firms

Algiers - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika ordered his government to settle debts owed to foreign and local companies immediately, the presidency said on Thursday.


China grants economic aid to Djibouti, site of overseas military base

Beijing - China on Thursday offered loans to Djibouti, the site of its first overseas military base, as the Horn of Africa state’s leader told President Xi Jinping he considered himself a great friend of the Asian giant.


China just getting warmed up with US shale deals

Tokyo - Thirsty for clean fuel, the country may quadruple LNG imports by 2040.

Quake magnitude 5.0 strikes southwest Turkey
Italian magistrates investigate whether ex-Treasury official sold secrets
As lira plumbs record low, Turkey says U.S. problems temporary
Brazil police make searches, detentions in Petrobras probe
Germany’s top banks step up efforts to offload toxic shipping debt