Morocco loosens currency peg to boost exports and foreign investment

The move is the beginning of a gradual liberalisation process and is part of the country’s plan to transform itself into North Africa’s dominant ...

Great Barrier Reef too hot to handle for male green turtles

Green turtles’ gender is determined by temperature, and the hotter weather caused by climate change is inducing warmer incubations of eggs

Sri Lanka court dashes president’s hope of longer term

President Maithripala Sirisena asked the supreme court whether he was personally exempt from the limit he introduced on presidential terms

Collapse at Indonesian stock exchange building injures at least 75 people

Those hurt mostly sustained injuries to their legs and arms, including broken bones, a spokesperson for one local hospital said

Thousands flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano

Volcanologists have said it is a ‘quiet eruption’, but warned that it could lead to a hazardous explosion within days

‘I am the least racist person you have ever interviewed,’ Trump tells reporters

A immigration deal has collapsed in acrimony after the US president’s shocking slurs about African countries and Haiti

Baghdad twin suicide bombing ‘kills 26’

This attack on the Iraq capital, the second in three days, brings into question the government’s declared victory over the IS jihadists

WATCH: Policy uncertainty likely to continue in 2018, says World Bank

Gerard Kambou, Senior Economist at the World Bank Development Economics Prospects Group talks us through their Global Economic Prospects Report and where South ...

Hawaii’s ‘ballistic missile alert’ sparks fury

Calls for answers as false alarm sends people scurrying for shelter

Chile up in arms over fall in World Bank rankings

World Bank chief economist Paul Romer apologises for changes to the closely watched annual Doing Business competitiveness rankings’s methodology, which ...

Zambia opens school after cholera bans

Lusaka has borne the brunt of the epidemic

Iranian oil tanker sinks, crew lost as environmental disaster threatens

All the condensate must burn off or the spill could be the biggest ever

Macron urges ‘respect’ for Iran nuclear deal

Macron told Trump that it was important for all signatories to respect the Iran nuclear agreement

Zambia arrests 55 in riots over cholera control rules

Street vending and public gatherings were banned across Lusaka to prevent the spread of the disease

Africans outraged over ‘racist’ Trump remarks

Ambassadors unanimously agreed the resolution after an emergency session to weigh Trump’s remarks

China, still the world’s greatest consumer

From crude oil imports (which exceed those of the US) to more soybeans to feed its expanding hog farms, China is gobbling up all the world’s commodities

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