Stockholm court to hear of how $350mn was allegedly paid to now disgraced daughter of late autocrat to secure gains such as 3G and 4G telecom licences.
The Turkish currency crisis is not expected to cause contagion in other emerging markets but it has hurt the currencies of its regional neighbours where it plays a more important role via trade, banking and investment links.
To all-round surprise, the Islamic fundamentalists six months ago offered to protect Afghanistan's section of the planned TAPI gas pipeline. Observers now wonder if they might eventually shake their addiction to an opium-hooked economy.
Officials who declared 2018 a Year of Tourism will be horror-struck by apparent IS ambush in nation’s celebrated “Roof of the World” region.
Nikki Haley tries to arrange quid pro quo on visit to New Delhi but it is not clear PM Narendra Modi will budge on Iranian crude shipments.