Category Archives: Business

FAO Food Price Index declines in November

Globally traded food commodity prices declined in November, led by marked drops for palm oil and other vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture of the United Nations said today.

The …

Saudi Arabia’s Critics Push for Swift US Senate Action

CAPITOL HILL U.S. lawmakers eager to castigate Saudi Arabia for killing a journalist and its conduct of a military campaign in Yemen hope the Senate soon will pass one or …

US Challenges Russian Claims in Sea of Japan

A U.S. Navy destroyer Wednesday sailed into waters claimed by Russia in the Sea of Japan in a direct challenge to Moscow.

The guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell sailed in the …

Reports of Planned Turkish Naval Base Stokes Tension Between Greek, Turkish Cypriots

ISTANBUL Tensions between Greece and Turkey over the divided island of Cyprus are rising. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is accusing the Greek Cypriots of pursuing aggressive policies, while local …

In Somalia, Businesses Face ‘Taxation’ by Militants

Al-Shabab and pro-Islamic State militants in Somalia are engaged in an economic war, and it is the country's business sector that is getting cut down in the crossfire.

Somali businessmen …

Erdogan meets 8 leaders on G20 sidelines in Argentina

The Turkish president met eight heads of state and government on the sidelines of the two-day G20 summit.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan attended the G20 summit in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires …