Bahrain's three municipal councils could hold an urgent meeting after hundreds of butchers allegedly threatened to close their businesses or market stalls and lay off staff. The Muharraq Municipal Council is calling for the extraordinary m
Workers in Volkswagen's home town of Wolfsburg have been left fearing for their futures after the carmaker was plunged into crisis because of rigged US diesel emission tests.
VW has seen its long establishe
Oil prices fell more than 4 per cent to fresh 6-1/2-year lows after Chinese stock markets suffered their biggest one-day drop since the global financial crisis, intensifying worries over the outlook for global oil demand.
Four leading Arab politicians and thought leaders have called for the convening of the second Syrian National Congress in a bid to solve the Syrian crisis.
"This is the only way (out)," said Abdelelah Alkhatib, former fo
India's fight against AIDS is being jeopardised by a cut in social spending by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, with health workers being laid off and programmes to prevent the spread of the deadly disease curtailed.
Canadian lawyer Dick Pound, who headed the investigation to clean up the International Olympic Committee after the 2002 Salt Lake City winter games corruption scandal, said on Friday that the FIFA crisis was worse than anything the IOC faced.
A study into how Manama's 'parking crisis' can be overcome has been launched by Bahrain’s Capital Trustees Board.
At their weekly meeting yesterday (June 3), members put forward a number of suggestions on how mo
Turkey is cultivating closer relations with Saudi Arabia's new leadership, putting aside long-standing differences over political Islam and aligning efforts to solve regional crises including the war in Syria.
Iron ore is veering to a new crisis as prices for future delivery of the commodity slide 30 per cent in the space of a month, and its outlook is now more bearish than oil and more dire than ever for miners struggling to just stay in business.
GFH has restructured its balance sheet with both its cash and equity position much healthier and stronger now than it was before the financial crisis, according to the chairman of the Bahrain-based Islamic investment bank.