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March 24, 2017 3:09 PM What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?

Let’s assume, hypothetically, that the People’s Republic of China (PRC) successfully conquers Taiwan. Most analyses of an attempted invasion consider only if the PRC could successfully subdue Taiwan. The consequences of an attempted invasion –even a tactically successful one – have received little thought, however. This analysis considers some likely 102

March 24, 2017 12:34 PM Daily News 24 / 03 / 2017

On 25 March, EU leaders will come together in Rome to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, which were signed on this day in 1957. Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker, will participate in the Rome Summit, where a number of events are being organised to mark the occasion and to reflect on Europe's common future. This anniversary 53

March 24, 2017 11:01 AM ICC orders first monetary awards to war crime victims

Court in The Hague makes first compensation award to victims of war crimes, relating to an attack in the DRC. Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Friday awarded individual and collective reparations to victims of war crimes committed by former Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga. The court awarded 297 victims of a 2003 attack on a Congolese 10

March 23, 2017 6:49 PM Pope's sex abuse adviser seeks to keep survivor voice heard

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis' top adviser on sex abuse insisted Thursday that the pontiff is "thoroughly committed" to rooting out abuse from the church but acknowledged his advisory commission must regroup following the clamorous resignation of Irish survivor Marie Collins. Cardinal Sean O'Malley told a seminar on protecting children that the commission 11

March 23, 2017 3:42 PM CDD ups effort to promote public accountability

Kumasi, Mar 23, GNA – The Center for Democratic Development (CDD)-Ghana has upped its effort at assisting the people to demand transparency and accountability from the metropolitan, municipal and district assemblies (MMDAs). This involves building their capacity to effectively monitor the budget allocation to the assemblies and the spending. Mr. Paul Osei-Kuffuor 31

March 23, 2017 3:11 PM Come down from pulpit to deal with sexual abuse, Catholic leaders told

ROME Catholic leaders must come down "from the pulpit" to acknowledge that clergy sexual abuse of children and cover-ups had broken the Church's heart and to do more to prevent it, speakers at a conference said on Thursday. The gathering at a pontifical university in Rome took place as the Vatican was still stinging from the shock resignation on March 15

March 23, 2017 2:48 PM The Daily 202: Fresh evidence Trump’s Russia headaches are not going away

THE BIG IDEA: The drip, drip, drip of damaging Russia revelations continues, as White House efforts to change the narrative backfire. -- The White House continues trying to distance Trump from Paul Manafort, but his decades-long business associate, Rick Gates, remains entrenched at the highest rungs of the president’s political operation. Tom Hamburger 58

March 22, 2017 8:50 PM Communications Minister calls on MTN Ghana [Photos]

Wednesday 22nd March , 2017 8:50 pm The Minister of Communication, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has paid a familiarization visit to MTN Ghana, the leading telecoms company in the country. The Minister was welcomed by the CEO of MTN Ghana, Mr. Ebenezer Twum Asante, together with the Executive Committee of the company. As part of the visit, the CEO and his team shared 24

March 22, 2017 6:29 PM What to Know About Oleg Deripaska, the Russian Billionaire Who Paul Manafort Worked For

If you were going to tell the story of Russian business over the last 28 years through one life, it would be Oleg Deripaska's story. There is hardly an aspect of Russian public life that he hasn’t touched, or that hasn't been touched by him. Deripaska found himself in the news Wednesday when the Associated Press reported that President Donald Trump's 20

March 22, 2017 3:27 PM Ghana is committed to fighting financial crimes – Minister

The Finance Minister, Mr. Ken Ofori-Atta says Ghana is committed to ensuring that tax evasion; a predicate offence of money laundering is drastically reduced if not eradicated. In a key note address, read on his behalf by Madam Magdalene Apenteng at a workshop organized by the Inter governmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) 20