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Zimbabwe will not allow GMO grain
ZimbabweDecember 9, 2013 ET
Zimbabwe will not allow the production of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) cereals in order to protect the local seed industry, said Agriculture Mechanization and Irrigation Development Minister Joseph Made.
EU, China, Russia against US ICANN's hegemony
InternetDecember 9, 2013 ET
French lawmakers, supported by the EU's Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes, are pressing the European Union to stand up more firmly against American domination in cyberspace.
Developing countries to get €400 million for WTO agreement
Developing countriesDecember 9, 2013 ET
In a move to support the timely implementation of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement, EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs and Trade Commissioner, Karel De Gucht, committed to cover a significant share of the funding needs of developing countries to implement the agreement.
Azerbaijan one step closer to EU
AzerbaijanDecember 9, 2013 ET
The EU and the Republic of Azerbaijan officially launched a Mobility Partnership. Measures will be launched to enhance Azerbaijan's ability to manage legal and labour migration.
Another €50m for peace in Central Africa
Central African RepublicDecember 8, 2013 ET
The Political and Security Committee of the EU endorsed a request from the African Union addressed to the European Union for funding of €50 million for the African-led International Support Mission in the CAR (AFISM-CAR).
Falklands to get 5.9 million euros for development
FalklandsDecember 8, 2013 ET
The European Commission announced that the Falkland Islands has been allocated 5.9 million euros to support economic development activities between 2014 and 2020.
Kazakhstan among Top 10 investors-friendly countries
Almaty Investment ForumDecember 6, 2013 ET
Scores of international companies made a beeline this week to attend the first Almaty Investment Forum that showcased the financial hub of Kazakhstan as a favorable destination for foreign investment.
Liberia, EU sign $13.52 million agreement
Liberia roadDecember 6, 2013 ET
The Government of Liberia (GoL) and the European Union (EU) have signed a financing agreement valued at $13.52m to strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Public Works and Liberia's Decentralization Program.
Dominica and China in $300m deal
Dominica and ChinaDecember 6, 2013 ET
Dominica and China have signed a new $300 million cooperation agreement that includes the construction of a hotel, construction of an international airport and building a new hospital.
Canada and Panama expand air transport
Canada PanamaDecember 6, 2013 ET
An expanded Air Transport Agreement has been concluded between Canada and Panama allowing for increased flight frequencies between the two countries.
France to double trade with Africa
Macky SallDecember 6, 2013 ET
French President Francois Hollande told African leaders that France is ready to double its aid and trade to the continent over the next five years.
UK wants to feed China
Meat processingDecember 6, 2013 ET
A potential pig export deal to China, which could be worth up to 50 million to the UK economy, is being pushed by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson this week.

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