Economy & Business

11 April 2018
Merkel Gives Ground on Nord Stream 2

Berlin has until now stressed the pipeline’s commercial advantages, but can no longer ignore the swelling chorus of discontent.

 
10 April 2018
Latest U.S. Sanctions Take Aim at Russian Oligarchs

Russian stocks plunge as investors react to a stinging new round of economic measures.

 
10 April 2018
Russia Turns Screws on Popular Messaging App

Saying user messages are sacrosanct, Telegram is refusing to give the authorities back-door access to accounts.

 
3 April 2018
Free Genetic Testing Offered to 100,000 Estonians

The Baltic country aims to develop personalized medical reports available to healthcare practitioners through national online portal.

 
26 March 2018
Talk of ‘Czexit’ Rattles Czech Companies, Study Shows Premium

Though still a longshot, the Czech Republic’s possible break with the EU would apparently find support among a good chunk of society.

 
23 March 2018
Latvia Declares Crackdown on Shell Companies Premium

Twin banking scandals are adding to the country’s reputation as a hub for dodgy banks.

 
22 March 2018
Rio Tinto Facing Probes Into Mongolian Bribery Allegations Premium

The saga of the miner’s troubled Oyu Tolgoi operation takes another twist.

 
19 March 2018
Ukraine Wants to Build Spaceport in Australia Premium

State space agency hopes potential collaboration results in launch station that could become Asia’s main spaceport and help replace lost business after Crimea annexation.

 
15 March 2018
Coalition Partners Undermined Me, Says Slovenia’s Outgoing Premier Premium

High court orders a referendum on government-backed railway project to be re-run.

 
5 March 2018
Czech Government, Australian Company Tussle Over Lithium Bonanza Premium

Populist premier plumps for greater state role in extracting the metal, a key ingredient in electric-car batteries.

 

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