Djibouti is today striving to become the “new Dubai,” a commercial hub for Eastern Africa and an outpost for its powerful Ethiopian neighbor.
The potential easing of travel visa requirements in Belarus is likely to boost the local economy while improving its regional and global image.
China’s seizure of Singapore’s military assets is part of a larger effort to punish neighbours for geo-political faux pas and cozy relations with the U.S.
Attention is turning to Italy constitutional referendum, where Renzi has said he will resign if he loses the vote. Many fear that the prevailing anti-establishment mood will defeat the government.