Islamic forces retreat in Somalia
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Islamic fighters attempting to wrest power from Somalia's internationally recognized government retreated from the main front line early Tuesday, witnesses said, a day after Ethiopian fighter jets bombed the country's two main international airports.
Japan keeps view that economy is recovering
The Japanese government kept its assessment of the economy unchanged in a monthly report on Monday, after downgrading it for the first time in almost two years last month.
Japanese Bonds May Fall After Consumer Prices Gain in November
Dec. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Japanese government bonds may drop after a report showed gains in consumer prices accelerated in November, prompting investors to increase bets that the Bank of Japan may raise interest rates next month.
Wind farm sale - Government of Jamaica seeks more private sector involvement in renewable energy for the New Year
Wigton Windfarm in Manchester is to be privatised in the New Year as part of Government plans to increase the use of renewable energy and reduce the national oil import bill which this year passed the US$1.5 billion mark for the first time.
Ethiopian jets hit two main airports, aiding government (Salad Duhul / ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Ethiopian jets bombed Somalia's two main airports yesterday while ground troops captured three villages and a strategic border town, lending Somalia's internationally backed government crucial military aid in its struggle against a powerful Islamic militi
Brazil to audit airline over travel woes
Getting home for Christmas turned into a nightmare for many air travelers in Brazil and prompted the government to call out the air force.
Blast rocks government office in Nigerian oil city
A powerful car bomb has damaged government offices in Nigeria's oil capital Port Harcourt, officials said, hours after a warning by a separatist group that it was about to detonate two devices.