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China will help build infrastructure in Afghanistan, Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang told visiting Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai in Beijing. President Ghani is visiting China for a full four days beginning Oct. 28, the first foreign destination for the new Afghan President.

October 31st, 2014 • 7:57 AM

An alliance of social movements in Mexico's northern state of Sonora have published an open letter to President Enrique Peña Nieto, calling on him to return to the path of growth and development, abandoned by Mexico over the last three decades, by building great infrastructure projects such as the PLHINO and the PLHIGON.

October 25th, 2014 • 10:10 AM

Early this morning, in China, the fourth Chinese lunar mission, designated Chang'e-5T (test) was launched from the Xichang launch center. The Chang'e-4 mission had been planned as a repeat the previous lander/rover mission, but was cancelled due to the success of Chang'e-3.

October 24th, 2014 • 8:19 AM

Russian Ambassador to India Alexander M. Kadakin welcomed the decision by the Indian government to increase its number of nuclear power plants and praised the strategic partnership between Russia and India.

October 20th, 2014 • 10:38 AM

The head of the German Savings Bank Association (DSGV), Georg Fahrenschon, used his appearance at an Oct. 11 press conference at the annual IMF/World Bank confab in Washington to say things there, which he should in fact be campaigning about in Germany: "We need a better binding of monetary and currency policy to the real economy."

October 13th, 2014 • 9:09 AM

Egypt has issued contracts for four tunnels under the New Suez Canal project. The state-owned Arab Contractors and the private Orascom Construction Industries (OCI) were assigned sites for the tunnels between southern Port Said and northern Ismailia, according to the head of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority Kamel el-Wazeer.

October 25th, 2014 • 10:11 AM

The middle route of China's huge South-to-North Water Diversion project will be in operation by the end of this month, CCTV reported Thursday. Beijing will be the most important recipient, getting 500,000 cubic meters of water daily, but this will meet the demand of only about 5 million of Beijing's 21 million residents.

October 24th, 2014 • 8:29 AM

Under the headline "In 7th Worcester race, Frost's Democratic challenger wants Obama impeached," the Worchester, MA, Telegram and Gazette reports on the program of Terry Burke Dotson, the Democratic candidate for the state legislature.

October 24th, 2014 • 8:05 AM

Lyndon LaRouche today called for immediate emergency action to reorganize the global financial system to save valid active accounts from wipeout along with the unpayable gambling debts that are set to detonate at any moment. The starting point, LaRouche emphasized, must be to save those valid accounts by reinstating Glass-Steagall right now—before the imminent blowout occurs.

October 17th, 2014 • 8:40 AM