Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet government officials from conflict-wracked regions as he seeks to muster support for his proposed unilateral cease- fire amid reports of fighting in the east.
The government of Angola, Africa’s second-largest oil producer, probably won’t hold local council elections until after the next presidential vote in 2017, hindering economic development, said Elisabete Azevedo-Harman, an analyst at Chatham House.
From the window of his construction trailer, Murat Sarayli has a prime vantage point on the promise and perils of the Turkish economy. Outside, sparks cascade from welding torches as workers labor to complete the steel skeleton of a $350 million hotel and conference center. Jets pass overhead, approaching and leaving Istanbul Ataturk Airport, less than a mile away.