Middle East

Morocco’s poor left behind by development boom

Morocco’s poor left behind by development boom

Published 02/12/2019

AZROU, Morocco (Reuters) - Mohammed Akki left his home in Morocco’s Middle Atlas mountains to seek regular work and a better life in the town [more…]

Oil jumps above $61 on talk of further OPEC+ supply curbs

Oil jumps above $61 on talk of further OPEC+ supply curbs

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil jumped above $61 a barrel on Monday, supported by hints that OPEC and its allies may agree to deepen output cuts [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge [more…]

Saudi Arabia wants OPEC+ to deepen oil cuts due to Aramco IPO

Saudi Arabia wants OPEC+ to deepen oil cuts due to Aramco IPO

Published 02/12/2019

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC and its allies plan to deepen oil cuts and have the deal in place so it runs at least until June [more…]

Team by team analysis of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Team by team analysis of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

Published 01/12/2019

(Reuters) - Team by team analysis of Sunday’s season-ending Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix (listed in championship order): - MERCEDES (Lewis Hamilton 1, Valtteri [more…]

Motor racing: Hulkenberg bows out with fans voting him ‘Driver of the Day’

Motor racing: Hulkenberg bows out with fans voting him ‘Driver of the Day’

Published 01/12/2019

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Formula One fans gave Nico Hulkenberg a ‘Driver of the Day’ send-off on Sunday as the Renault driver bowed out with [more…]

Hamilton not ruling out a Ferrari switch

Hamilton not ruling out a Ferrari switch

Published 01/12/2019

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Six times world champion Lewis Hamilton did not deny meeting Ferrari chairman John Elkann when asked on Sunday about speculation linking [more…]

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy’s top civilian on Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL [more…]

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Published 24/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper asked for Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s resignation after losing confidence in him over his handling of [more…]