BREAKING NEWS

2008-10-10

World

The Books of Timbuktu

Timbuktu could soon be re-instated to its ancient role as capital of knowledge and culture, thanks to a project with a European partner. The French

World

Asia plunges on opening

The markets in Asia, led by the Nikkei in Tokyo, are in full-blown retreat this morning as Wall street’s slump last night turns into a financial rout