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U.S. Goals Shift in Militant Fight

Behind the scenes, top U.S. officials concluded the Syrian city of Kobani had become too symbolically important to lose and they raced to save it.

by October 22, 2014 0 comments PAID

Kobani Fighting Continues

Fierce fighting between Islamic State and Syrian Kurdish forces again battered Kobani as the city’s defenders assessed supplies and weapons dropped by the U.S. military.

by October 21, 2014 0 comments PAID

Banco Espírito Santo Investment Bank Looks for Suitors

Investment bank’s management has approached possible buyers in China, Dubai and Mexico about possibility of spinning off unit from Novo Banco.

by October 21, 2014 0 comments PAID

In pictures: Jewish murder opera revives furore in New York

Hundreds of furious protesters gathered outside New York’s Metropolitan Opera on Monday to voice their disapproval of a performance which has been unnerving the city’s Jewish community since 1991.

by October 21, 2014 0 comments USA

Adidas CEO Faced With Choice on Reebok

Adidas CEO Herbert Hainer needs to decide if it’s better to welcome an unsolicited bid for the Reebok unit and cash out now on a nascent recovery in the brand or double down on a more pronounced rebound.

by October 20, 2014 0 comments PAID

Turkey to Open Passage to Kobani

Turkey said it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross its territory to reinforce the embattled Syrian city of Kobani, reversing its long-standing opposition to such aid hours after U.S. airdrops of weapons and ammunition.

by October 20, 2014 0 comments PAID
How the hunt for ‘Lady Iguala’ has become a test case for Mexico’s president

How the hunt for ‘Lady Iguala’ has become a test case for Mexico’s president

The disappearance of 43 Mexican students has shone a spotlight on the corruption and criminal collusion endemic across parts of Mexico, writes Harriet Alexander

by October 20, 2014 0 comments Guerrero

Qatar Buys Into Hong Kong Department-Store Operator

Qatar’s sovereign-wealth fund is buying a stake in Lifestyle International, a Hong Kong department store chain popular with mainland Chinese shoppers, for US$616.1 million.

by October 20, 2014 0 comments PAID

Qatar Buys Into Hong Kong Department-Store Operator

Qatar’s sovereign-wealth fund is buying around a fifth of Lifestyle International Holdings for US$616 million, making a play for department stores that are popular with mainland Chinese shoppers.

by October 20, 2014 0 comments PAID

U.S. Steps Up Airstrikes in Iraq’s Anbar Province

The U.S. announced Sunday an expansion of its airstrikes in Sunni-dominated Anbar province, a stronghold of Islamic State militants in Iraq.

by October 20, 2014 0 comments FREE