China, Argentina in $15bn nuke deal

A Chinese state-owned company will finance and build two nuclear power plants in Argentina, the enterprise said, in a deal estimated to be valued at nearly $15 billion.

Zim to tax thousands of farmers

Economically-hamstrung Zimbabwe has passed new regulations ordering some 300,000 beneficiaries of President Robert Mugabe's controversial land reforms to pay annual rent and levies, a state daily said Monday.

Oil price slump a 'wake-up call' - IMF

The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that the global slump in oil prices was a "splendid wake-up call" for energy-producing countries to restructure their economies.

Japan, US lead rule-making under TPP

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday hailed a huge Pacific Rim free-trade deal, saying it showcased a bid by Japan and the United States to set rules for the global economy.