United States

Russia charges Baring Vostok's Calvey with fraud

US investor Michael Calvey, founder of multibillion-dollar Baring Vostok investment fund faces up to a decade in jail.

Russia charges Baring Vostok's Calvey with fraud

Middle East

UAE eases Qatar shipping ban amid continuing Gulf dispute

United Arab Emirates eases ban on shipping of goods between it and Qatar enforced under a June 2017 boycott of Doha.

UAE eases Qatar shipping ban amid continuing Gulf dispute

Witness

The Russian Job

One man's quest to revive Russia's largest car company.

Asia

Cambodia economy: High growth expected to continue

From the ashes of war, Cambodia is forecast to have the sixth fastest growing economy in the world.

South Africa

South Africa to deliver budget faced with huge debt and blackouts

Finance minister under pressure to bail out power utility Eskom, set to reveal rescue plan on Wednesday.

South Africa to deliver budget faced with huge debt and blackouts

Business & Economy

Despite hardships, small core still backs Venezuela's Maduro

Six years of economic turmoil have not dampened revolutionary flame for tiny group of hardcore supporters

Science & Technology

Huawei founder says US cannot 'crush' telecoms giant

In interview with BBC, Ren Zhengfei describes arrest of his daughter and Huawei executive as 'politically motivated'.

Huawei founder says US cannot 'crush' telecoms giant

Poverty & Development

Migingo Island: Africa's 'smallest war'

Kenya and Uganda both claim the tiny island as their territory.

Migingo Island: Africa's 'smallest war'

Pakistan

MBS seals Saudi-Pakistan ties with $20bn in deals

Saudi crown prince welcomed by Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on first stop of three-country Asian tour.

As MBS arrives, Pakistan seals Saudi ties with $20bn in deals

Europe

Brexit and fuel prices cause regional UK airline to end operation

Flybmi has advised its customers not to travel to the airport unless they've purchased flights through another company.

Brexit and fuel prices cause regional UK airline to end operation

Zimbabwe

Eight rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mines

Dozens remain missing as rescuers retrieve the bodies of 24 miners from two flooded mine shafts west of Harare.

Eight rescued from flooded Zimbabwe gold mines

Business & Economy

Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok's Calvey

Michael Calvey, the US founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms, has been accused of fraud in Russia.

Russian court extends custody of Baring Vostok's Calvey

Counting the Cost

Young and unemployed in Nigeria

Why joblessness is such a huge problem in Africa's most populous nation.

Brexit

There are 40 days until Brexit. Where do things stand?

Britain is expected to leave the EU on March 29 and is yet to agree a deal with the bloc on the terms of its withdrawal.

There are 40 days until Brexit. Where do things stand?

Opinion

Why Pakistan should not take Saudi money

Pakistan needs to rethink its decades-old transactional relationship with Saudi Arabia.

Taha Siddiqui

by Taha Siddiqui

Taha Siddiqui