Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (L) shakes hands ...
Feb 25th, 2012
(Reuters) - Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika (L) shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential palace in Algiers February 25, 2012. REUTERS/Louafi Larbi (ALGERIA - Tags: POLITICS) -
ALGIERS (Reuters) - The value of Algeria's oil and gas exports, which account for about 97 of total sales abroad, fell by 9 percent in the first four months of this year compared to the same period in 2012 due to lower global crude prices, official figures showed on Monday. That pushed the OPEC member north African country's trade surplus... [Full Article]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's election overseers say they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next month's presidential election, a clear nod toward a former president. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Andrew Osborn and Guy Faulconbridge LONDON (Reuters) - The anti-European Union UK Independence Party made big gains in local elections on Friday, siphoning support from British Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in a vote that underlined the threat it poses to his re-election chances in 2015. Its success in council elections in mo... [Full Article]
By Frank Jack Daniel and Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and China will study new ways to ease tensions on their ill-defined border after an army standoff in the Himalayas, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday on his first official foreign trip. The number two in the Chinese leadership offered New Delhi a "handshake across ... [Full Article]