Germany may cut off aid to Zimbabwe

By Andy Rice 2 July 2010

On Friday Germany complained to the Zimbabwean foreign ministry over the occupation of a farm owned by a German national - an act which breached the terms of an investment agreement. Germany indicated that it might withdraw aid from the country. It's a serious threat, since Germany gave $50 million of aid to Zimbabwe in 2009. Read more: Sapa via Times Live



Fudging, obfuscation and misdirection hobble the route to the nitty-gritty of expropriation

By Marianne Merten

"Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me 'old' when I would never call him 'short and fat?' Oh well I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!" ~ Donald J Trump