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Mall developers feel the pull of Africa's consumer boom

Aug 30 2013

ACCRA/JOHANNESBURG When Wal-Mart Stores , the world's top retailer, bought control of major South African discount chain Massmart Holdings in 2011, American shopping mall developer Irwin Barkan had an epiphany.

Analysis - Mall developers feel the pull of Africa's consumer boom

Aug 30 2013

ACCRA/JOHANNESBURG When Wal-Mart Stores , the world's top retailer, bought control of major South African discount chain Massmart Holdings in 2011, American shopping mall developer Irwin Barkan had an epiphany.

ASEAN chief voices alarm at China plan to board ships in disputed waters

Nov 30 2012

JAKARTA China's plan to board and search ships that illegally enter what it considers its territory in the disputed South China Sea could spark naval clashes and hurt the region's economy, Southeast Asia's top diplomat warned on Friday.

ASEAN chief voices alarm at China plan to board ships in disputed waters

Nov 30 2012

JAKARTA China's plan to board and search ships that illegally enter what it considers its territory in the disputed South China Sea could spark naval clashes and hurt the region's economy, Southeast Asia's top diplomat warned on Friday.

ASEAN chief voices alarm at China plan to board ships in disputed waters

Nov 30 2012

JAKARTA China's plan to board and search ships that illegally enter what it considers its territory in the disputed South China Sea could spark naval clashes and hurt the region's economy, Southeast Asia's top diplomat warned on Friday.

ASEAN chief voices alarm at China plan to board ships in disputed waters

Nov 30 2012

JAKARTA China's plan to board and search ships that illegally enter what it considers its territory in the disputed South China Sea could spark naval clashes and hurt the region's economy, Southeast Asia's top diplomat warned on Friday.

ASEAN chief says China plan on disputed seas escalates tension

Nov 30 2012

JAKARTA China's plan to board and search ships that illegally enter what Beijing considers its territory in the disputed South China Sea is a very serious turn of events, the head of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) said on Friday.

ASEAN chief says China plan on disputed seas escalates tension

Nov 30 2012

JAKARTA China's plan to board and search ships that illegally enter what Beijing considers its territory in the disputed South China Sea is a very serious turn of events, the head of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) said on Friday.

Indonesia militant arrests show shift to violence

Oct 28 2012

JAKARTA Indonesia's arrest of 11 suspected Islamic militants it said planned to attack the U.S. embassy and a plaza near Australia's embassy is evidence that legal extremist groups are turning to violence, analysts said on Sunday. | Video

Indonesia militant arrests show shift to violence

Oct 28 2012

JAKARTA Indonesia's arrest of 11 suspected Islamic militants it said planned to attack the U.S. embassy and a plaza near Australia's embassy is evidence that legal extremist groups are turning to violence, analysts said on Sunday.

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