Iraq’s Kurds halt oil exports over payment row

Source: Associated Press Author: Sinan Salaheddin BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region has halted oil exports over a payment row with the central government in Baghdad, the latest dispute in a long-troubled relationship between the two administrations. Furious over the move, Baghdad on Monday accused the Kurdistan Regional Government […]

Li focuses on boosting growth in Asia

Greater engagement with Asia will play a key strategic role in China’s opening-up policy, Vice-Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday. Promoting growth will provide sound and sustainable development for the region, Li said at the opening ceremony of the annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia. As the largest […]