World oil prices down on Libyan ports agreementRebellious port guards in control of Libya’s main oil terminals have agreed to end an eight-month standoff with the government, pushing oil prices down on Asian markets on Monday.
Denise Natali, Kurdistan Specialist, National Defense UniversityIn a region beset with conflict, the relatively prosperous Kurdish autonomous zone in northern Iraq has more than ruffled feathers by deciding to sell oil and natural gas directly...
US navy hands over seized oil tanker to LibyaUS forces handed over a captured oil tanker to Libya on Saturday, after the vessel had loaded crude worth millions of dollars at a rebel-held port, officials said.
US Navy seizes rogue Libya oil tanker, Pentagon saysUS Navy Seals boarded and took control of a North Korea-flagged tanker that had loaded crude oil at a port held by rebels in eastern Libya, the Pentagon said on Monday.
Nigeria's interior minister refuses to quit over fatal stadium stampedeNigeria's interior minister rejects calls for his resignation over a fatal stadium stampede. Meanwhile, critics ask "what's the point?" as a national conference...
FRANCE 24 EXCLUSIVE
Ousted Libyan PM Zeidan says no-confidence vote was 'falsified'Ali Zeidan, who was ousted as prime minister by Libya's parliament this week, told FRANCE 24 on Thursday that the parliamentary no-confidence vote that deposed him was "f...
South Sudanese treason trial beginsIn South Sudan, rebel hopes that four top political figures would be released by Juba before the resumption of peace talks are dashed as their treason trial begins. Also, Libyan Pr...
Libyan troops seize North Korea-flagged oil tankerLibyan government forces on Monday seized a North Korea-flagged tanker after it had loaded $30 million worth of crude oil at a rebel-held port, officials said. The rebels, however,...
The End of Chavismo? Venezuela Protests Escalate (part 2)Ten months after the death of Hugo Chavez, protests are escalating in Venezuela. His less charismatic successor Nicolas Maduro has been unable to contain a groundswell that started...
The End of Chavismo? Venezuela Protests EscalateTen months after the death of Hugo Chavez, protests are escalating in Venezuela. His less charismatic successor Nicolas Maduro has been unable to contain a groundswell that started...
S. Sudan truce collapses as rebels advance on oil townRebel forces in South Sudan launched a major assault Tuesday on the key oil town of Malakal, the army said, as a ceasefire deal agreed with the government late last month appeared...
The Business Interview
THE BUSINESS INTERVIEW
Alexey Ulyukaev, Russian Minister of Economic DevelopmentWhile Russia is under the Olympic spotlight, its political and social issues get scrutinized by the media. In this programme we take a look at the country's growth, and the im...