A third way for Somaliland and Somalia [The Commentator »] Somaliland may never be recognised as fully independent in the international community, but there may be hope of some kind of resolution with Somalia.
US general warns over Iranian cyber-soldiers [BBC News »] Cyber-attacks on Iran are turning it into a “force to be reckoned with” America’s top cyber-soldier has warned.
China economic growth worst in over a decade [Al Jazeea »] According to the Chinese government, the nation’s economy grew by only 7.8% in 2012, the slowest growth in 13 years as export markets cooled.
India’s lust for gold [The Economist »] India’s obsession with buying gold has widened the nation’s current account deficit to the point where Indians are being asked to buy less gold.
Nigeria’s Illegal Oil Refineries [The Atlantic »] Reuters photographer Akintunde Akinleye recently gained rare access to an illegal oil refinery near the river Nun in Nigeria’s oil state of Bayelsa.
Revamping Skopje: Stones of contention [The Economist »] The rejuvenation of Macedonia’s capital are nearing completion, and the focus is clearly on nationalism, with giant bronze statues of historic Macedonian heroes like Alexander the Great.
Somalia: U.S. Recognizes Government [The New York Times »] The US yesterday recognised the Somali government for the first time since 1991, making Somaliland’s bid for independence harder.
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