The world economy can expect steady growth at best over the coming year, but any rapid slowdown in China as it tries to rebalance its economy could upset the still-unsteady progress, Reuters polls showed.
Growth in the US, the world's largest economy, looks set to outpace its
Jordanian warplanes hit and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, a government spokesman said on Wednesday, underlining Amman's concern about incursions from areas controlled by Syrian rebels.
"There was an attempt to infiltrate across the bor
Jordan's airforce hit and destroyed military vehicles trying to cross from Syria, Jordanian state television said on Wednesday.
"The Royal Airforce destroyed a number of military vehicles which tried to cross the Jordanian-Syrian border," the television said, withou
More than 300 people were missing after a ferry sank off South Korea, the coastguard said on Wednesday, with a three-fold increase in the number of passengers unaccounted for put down to a miscalculation by officials.
The ferry was carrying 477 people, of whom 164 were confirmed