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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

The ongoing IMF/World Bank Fall forum in Washington received a much needed dose of reality when two representatives of EIR challenged the group think which prevailed on several of the forums nominally claiming to deal with the 'world's most pressing issues.' At a World Bank event titled "Jobs, Growth and Shared Prosperity," with a panel that included the World Bank expert on jobs creation (

October 11th, 2014 • 12:34 PM

There are several, further developments from the BRICS nations this week. Beyond the fact that the British failed in their attempt to remove the "B" from the BRICS, with the removal of Brazilian President Rousseff, progress continues in many domains. The BRICS nations are meeting on the AIIB this week in Washington D.C., and Russia is looking to China for help technologically, as it looks to South Africa for the joint development of Nuclear power...

October 7th, 2014 • 12:39 PM

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

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

There are two main threads of development among the BRICS nations that we will report on here. The first is the counter-attack, by a consortium of nations, against the system of predatory finance, related to the 'Vulture Funds,' which has recently been waging financial warfare against Argentina. The second thread is the continued progress towards development, including the proposal for a BRICS committee of study, and a tunnel link between Russia and Norway...

October 8th, 2014 • 12:57 PM