Due esplosioni nel centro di Baghdad provocano almeno 28 morti

    Due esplosioni nel centro di Baghdad provocano almeno 28 morti. Le due bombe sono esplose la mattina del 31 dicembre in un mercato affollato del quartiere Sinak, nel centro della capitale irachena. La polizia e fonti mediche parlano di almeno 28 morti e più di 50 feriti. Una delle due ...

  • Cina USA

    La Cina vieterà il commercio di avorio entro la fine del 2017.

    La Cina vieterà il commercio di avorio entro la fine del 2017. La prima fase prevede che entro il 31 marzo alcuni negozi che commerciano avorio siano chiusi e restituiscano le licenze, mentre la fine dell’anno tutto il commercio di avorio in Cina sarà vietato. Una decisione simile è stata ...

  • Cina

    China to ban ivory trade by end of 2017

    African ivory is highly sought after in China, where it is seen as a status symbol.

  • Nigeria

    Job creation falls 60.6 per cent in one year

    Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja The total number of fresh jobs created in the Nigerian economy declined by 287,954 jobs or 60.6 per cent from 475,180 jobs in the third quarter of last year to 187,226 in the third quarter of this year, figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics have ...

  • Nigeria

    Recession: Things will get better in 2017, says Saraki

    Leke Baiyewu, Abuja President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Nigerians for witnessing the New Year in spite of the hard times. He called for collective efforts to end the current economic recession and grow Nigeria’s economy. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and ...

  • USA Giappone

    Battered Toshiba out of easy options to plug nuclear hole

    Faced with the prospect of a multi-billion-dollar writedown that could wipe out its shareholders’ equity, Japan’s Toshiba is running out of fixes: it is burning cash, cannot issue shares and has few easy assets left to sell. The Tokyo-based conglomerate, which is still recovering from a $1.3 billion accounting scandal in ...

  • India

    Indians line up at banks to deposit savings or watch them disappear

    Indians lined up outside banks across the country yesterday, the last day for them to deposit their savings or see them become worthless after large denomination notes were scrapped in a bid to fight corruption. Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month said 500 and 1,000 bank notes – worth a combined ...

  • Turchia USA Austria Malta

    Balzan here to stay! Interview with Balzan coach Oliver Spiteri

    Until a few years ago no one would have imagined that Balzan FC would reach the heights of elite football in Malta.Balzan went into the Christmas and New Year break as the BOV Premier League winter champions.  34 points gained from 16 matches are the stats that catapulted the modest ...

  • Russia USA

    Updated: Russian President will not expel US diplomats; condemns new round of sanctions

    President Vladimir Putin has condemned a new round of U.S. sanctions against Russia but says Moscow will not retaliate by expelling American diplomats.U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political ...

  • Brasile Cina Russia USA Australia Venezuela Panama

    2016 in review: Panama Papers scandal turns popular sentiment against governments worldwide

    Globalization, the path that the world economy has largely followed for decades, took some hefty blows in 2016.The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president and Britain's decision to leave the European Union have raised questions over the future of tariff-free trade and companies' freedom to move production to lower-cost ...