Russia‚Äôs Devalued Market Is a Two-Way Street
Russian shares are currently the cheapest among major emerging markets, and have been so for quite a while already, while the current geopolitical crisis over Ukraine and related economic sanctions have caused another serious selloff.
// Oct. 20, 2014 - 17:00 GMT
Is Russia Facing Stagnation?
As Western sanctions are enhancing an existing slowdown, most forecasts say that the Russian economy will grow by just half a percent this year. This effectively means stagnation, which analysts note is likely to last for more than a year.
// Oct. 16, 2014 - 17:00 GMT
Arab Spring Turns Into Arab Fall
Despite the general impression that the Islamic State has just recently emerged in the heart of the Middle East, in reality the radical movement has been around for nearly a decade under different names.
// Oct. 06, 2014 - 14:25 GMT
Al-Shabab Is a Major Threat to Security in Somalia
The North-Eastern African country of Somalia is infamous for its ongoing civil war, social turbulence and widespread piracy. The country is also home to one of the most radical and hard-core Islamist groups in the region.
// Sep. 16, 2014 - 14:00 GMT