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October 30, 2017 8:52 PM Tsvangirai can adopt this succession model

Tsvangirai is not a brand that can easily erode in the modern political world. It is a brand to reckon. What his supporters and those aspiring candidates need to understand is that so far no one can easily match with his brand and his name is very critical in the succession matrix in the future plans of this opposition. Tsvangirai’s name has managed 182

October 26, 2017 10:02 PM Oliver Tambo and Fidel Castro Statues Unveiled in S. Africa

The statue of Oliver Tambo, who helped end apartheid in South Africa, is one of two monuments unveiled to historic figures in Free State. | Photo: Cuban Embassy in South Africa Statues commemorating two of history's most notable figures — Oliver Tambo, one of the driving forces behind South Africa's liberation from apartheid, and Fidel Castro, figurehead 206

October 25, 2017 3:07 PM U.S. House squeezes Pyongyang-INSIDE Korea JoongAng Daily

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill described by congressmen as the “harshest” secondary financial sanctions ever on North Korea, named after Otto Warmbier, the American university student who died after being arrested and jailed by the Pyongyang regime. The legislation, which passed 415 to 2, would direct the Treasury 158

October 23, 2017 7:01 PM Niger tragedy underscores the need for a coherent Africa strategy, answers

On Oct. 4, four American families tragically lost their loved ones when U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed in an ambush while conducting a joint patrol in Niger. As contradictory accounts emerge about what happened that night, it’s apparent that we need to not only establish a full congressional investigation into what exactly happened, but also take a detailed 124

October 22, 2017 10:10 AM Trump might lead to 'cafeteria politics'

You’d think Trump would be happy when his presumably favorite team, the Syracuse Orangemen, beat No. 1 Clemson last weekend. Instead he picks a name-calling Twitter fight with our great Senator Bob Corker as if he were Rosie O’Donnell. Trump continues to isolate himself as a Party of One. He picks battles with the GOP about as much as Democrats do, alienating 130

October 20, 2017 3:33 PM Pollution kills more people every year than wars, disasters and hunger: study

One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic exposure, according to the study released in the Lancet medical journal. NEW DELHI—Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking 155

October 20, 2017 2:56 PM Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger

NEW DELHI — Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease 147

October 20, 2017 1:21 AM World pollution deadlier than wars, disasters, hunger, study says

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. One out of every six premature deaths in the world in 2015 — about 9 million — could be attributed to disease from toxic 137

October 19, 2017 7:32 PM China GDP growth slows in Q3 but on course to beat target

China’s economy slowed marginally in the third quarter but is well on course to beat the government’s annual target, cementing President Xi Jinping’s standing as he prepares to be handed a second term in power at a Communist Party conclave. The world’s number two economy expanded 6.8% in July-September, but while the figures released yesterday were slightly 222

October 19, 2017 4:59 PM China’s auto brands poised for the Next Big Leap

The most striking aspect of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech in Beijing on Wednesday was its astonishing length at over three hours, which got attention on social media. Yet, the significant aspect about his address at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party was his intent to take China to the next level of growth. For a country that is already 237