Madagascar vanilla crop quality suffers as thieves spark violence

By Lovasoa Rabary and Hereward Holland MAROVATO, Madagascar (Reuters) - Rocketing vanilla prices bought Madagascan farmer Berlin Ranary a hot pink sofa, a motorbike -...

China launches small reactor project in push for nuclear dominance

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has started building its first small modular reactor (SMR) project on the island province of Hainan, the state-owned China National...

Eni officials approached witness to withdraw statements in Nigeria case – prosecutor

MILAN (Reuters) - Officials from Italian oil group Eni (MI:ENI) sought to convince a witness, a former Eni manager, to withdraw some statements he...

War risk costs drag on UAE marine fuel sales, benefit Singapore – trade

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Shippers trying to minimize time in the Middle East after oil tanker attacks pushed up insurance costs are scaling...

Argentina ranchers kill the fatted cow amid cash crunch, turn to China

By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's world-famous ranchers are culling their breeding cows at the highest rate in 30 years and tapping Chinese...