Bosnian PM: Future lies with Europe, NATO

EU membership will help resolve Bosnia's border issues and bring economic prosperity, says Denis Zvizdic.

Denis Zvizdic: Bosnia's future lies with Europe, NATO

Business & Economy

Air Italy expands as UAE-backed Alitalia goes bankrupt

Italian airline carrier Meridiana changed its name to Air Italy with the backing of its new shareholder, Qatar Airways.

Air Italy expands as UAE-backed Alitalia goes bankrupt


Mogadishu's Bakara market on strike over new government tax

Businesses in Somalia's largest open-air market have boycotted trade over the introduction of a five percent sales tax.


Sudan releases activists arrested over 'bread protests'

More than 80 activists and students, imprisoned last month during protests against rising food prices, released.

Counting the Cost

Ireland's economy in a post-Brexit world

Ciaran Cannon, the Irish minister of state at the Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade, discusses borders, peace and trade.

Latin America

Pressure mounts on Mexico to raise minimum wage

Human rights advocates say the current minimum wage, less than $5 a day, condemns millions to a life of poverty.

Business & Economy

How Qatar-Gulf crisis developed up to the GCC summit

Here is how the Qatar-Gulf crisis developed day by day up to December 5.

Counting the Cost

Middle East in transition: Oil, women and the IMF

IMF chief Christine Lagarde discusses the role of women in the Middle East and changing economic winds in the region.

Business & Economy

Venezuelan firm offers eggs as 'motivational' bonus

A security firm hopes to recruit more guards by offering 144 eggs alongside a $10 monthly salary amid economic crisis.

Venezuelan firm offers eggs as 'motivational' bonus


Iran rattled by currency devaluation against US dollar

Central bank announces new monetary measures to halt drop of rial, as authorities crack down on black-market exchange.

Business & Economy

India investigates $1.8bn fraud case at major bank

Offices and Mumbai home of billionaire jeweller Nirav Modi raided after PNB hit by $1.8bn fraudulent transaction.

India's Punjab National Bank reports $1.8bn fraud

Middle East

Iran arrests currency traders as rial plummets

Police in Iran have arrested dozens of unlicensed money traders, as concerns grow over the currency's downward spiral against the dollar.


Jordan's economic crisis threatens political stability

Anger simmers after the government hiked taxes between 50-100 percent on key food staples such as bread.

Jordan's economic crisis threatens political stability


Donors pledge $30bn for Iraq's post-ISIL reconstruction

Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and several non-state actors, including the EU, promise to fund rebuilding in Iraq.

The Big Picture

Venezuela: From riches to rags

What led to the economic collapse of Latin America's richest country?