LONDON (Reuters) - The launch of a new U.S. military command for Africa is aimed at helping the continent to boost its own security and not at projecting American power or countering Chinese influence, a U.S. official said on Monday.
The Lebanese government signed several loan agreements with the World Bank and the European Union on Friday to help the reform and reconstruction efforts. Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, who attended both signing ceremonies at the Grand Serail, underlined the importance of implementing reforms on time.
The place was chosen to receive resources from the PAG because it is an area of water sources and of ambient protection.
Through Guarituba flow Piraquara and Iraí rivers. They are responsible for 60% of the water that supplies Curitiba and metropolitan region .
Sept. 11 (Bloomberg) -- Chevron Corp., the second-largest U.S. oil producer, is pursuing increased gas and exploration business in China, two years after the company won a tussle with Cnooc Ltd. for control of Unocal Corp.