China at ‘center of the global gold eco-system’ The World Gold Council says China is at the "center of the global gold eco-system", as rapid urbanization creates a rising middle class.
Gunmen abduct Jordan's ambassador to Libya: ministry Since the start of this year alone, five Egyptian diplomats, a Tunisian diplomat and a South Korean trade official have been abducted.
Nalbandian, Ohanyan reappointed as Foreign, Defense Ministers Edward Nalbandian and Seyran Ohanayan, who assumed their posts in 2008, have been appointed to their 4th terms.
Italian court rules Berlusconi must do 1-year community service The alternative to community service had been house arrest. It is not yet clear what form his community service will take.