A Chinese businessman looks out the window while on board a SNIM train carrying iron ore and mine workers across the desert outside Zouerate

A Chinese businessman looks out the window while on board a SNIM train carrying iron ore and mine workers across the desert outside Zouerate

A Chinese businessman looks out the window on board an SNIM train carrying iron ore and mine workers across the desert outside Zouerate in Mauritania. Photo: REUTERS / Joe Penney

January 19, 2017 1:23 PM (UTC+8)