Alassane Ouattara

Papal envoy to Ivory Coast killed in car crash

The papal envoy to Ivory Coast, Indian Archbishop Ambrose Madtha, was killed in a traffic accident in the west of the country at the weekend.

Monday, 10 December, 2012, 4:12am

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Early peek at international art

25 May 2011 - 12:00am

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Hong Kong rugby eyes second place

21 May 2011 - 12:00am

Lessons on the path to chaos

The bloody endgame in the Ivory Coast that has seen millions fleeing and thousands killed, as well as bringing the economy to its knees, has damaging relevance well beyond the 21 million people of what was once the most promising country of sub-Saharan Africa.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

IMF calls for more financial bodies

CHINA urgently needs to widen its range of financial institutions and instruments if it is to end its stop-go cycle of economic development, according to a leading official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

12 Apr 1995 - 12:00am