Japan said Saturday it would give $14 billion in aid to Africa over the next five years, as Tokyo scrambles to grab a share of resources and the potentially vast marketplace on offer.
Africa has witnessed remarkable growth over the past decade but must invest heavily in infrastructure to continue on this path.
Alarmed at expanding waistlines around the world, the UN's health agency has urged countries to get serious about reining in a ballooning obesity crisis.
Google has become deeply involved in a series of projects to build and operate wireless networks in emerging markets including sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
African leaders gathered Saturday ahead of extravagant celebrations for the 50th jubilee of the continental bloc, with Africa's myriad problems set aside for a day to mark the progress that has been made.
China committed more than $75 billion to Africa in the past decade, coming close to the level of US money although the nature of Beijing's support was far different.
Canada said Thursday it is pulling out of a UN convention that fights drought, mostly in Africa, becoming the only nation to walk away from a pact that Ottawa says is a waste of money.
China's new President Xi Jinping jetted into Tanzania Sunday on the first stop of his three-nation Africa tour that underscores Beijing's growing presence in the resource-rich continent.
Catholics in Asia and other parts of the world where the Roman Catholic Church is growing fast would dearly like to see the cardinals choose an Asian pope for the first time in history.
An estimated 233 million women in their fertile years will lack access to modern contraception by 2015, up from 221 million in 2010.
Cameroonian strongman Issa Hayatou will be re-elected unopposed in Morocco on Sunday for a final four-year term as Confederation of African Football (CAF) president.
Flowers are mostly supplied from the Netherlands, Germany, France, Israel, Ecuador, Kenya and Colombia to Almaty.
Africa, India and other developing countries are awash in fake or sub-standard drugs for tuberculosis, fuelling the rise of treatment-resistant strains of TB.
Kazakhstan’s Astana crew has safely returned home from Sonangol Africa Eco Race-2013.
Kazakhstan crews Shagirov/Moroz (winners of the race's T2 class) and Sazonov/Sakhimov were ranked 11th and 18th in their Auto category.
Marat Abykayev, president of Kazakhstan Automotorsport Federationб suggested to Jean-Louis Schlesser to arrange a race in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan’s Astana is represented by 4 maintenance vehicles and 3 crews.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he aims to repatriate tens of thousands of African illegal migrants and that the inflow into Israel from the Sinai peninsula has been brought to a halt.
The most important goal for Kazakhstan's Astana crews is to keep our teams safe both in Africa Race an in Dakar Rally Raid: Arthur Ardavichus.
The deadly collapse of a six-storey shopping centre in Ghana's capital Accra due to construction flaws, has raised fears of more such tragedies in the West African boom town.
- Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa
- Latin America
- United Nations
- United States
- birth control
- South America
- Almaty International Airport