SE Asian Countries Reach Deal on Maritime Security

Three Southeast Asian countries, the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia, have reached an agreement for trilateral maritime cooperation to launch joint sea patrols in regional waters in an effort to deal with the rising number of kidnappings and pirate attacks, according to the Jakarta...

Ceasefire Looks Distant for Niger Delta Unrest

Oil companies and even Nigerian officials are losing faith in a deal anytime soon with militants who have slashed the nation’s oil output, casting doubt on a production recovery in what is typically Africa’s largest oil exporter.