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A new arms race in the Middle East?

A new arms race in the Middle East?

India was the world’s largest importer of major arms in the period 2012-2016.

Mattis reinforces US support in UAE

Mattis reinforces US support in UAE

The UAE is part of a US-led coalition which has carried out hundreds of air raids against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

New Ukraine ceasefire to begin Monday – Lavrov

New Ukraine ceasefire to begin Monday – Lavrov

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that both sides must abide by the Minsk Protocol.

Inflation catches up with UK consumers

Inflation catches up with UK consumers

January's inflation was at 1.8 per cent - a 30-month high, which is discouraging retail sales.

China pushes for open world economy

China pushes for open world economy

Chinese FM Wang Yi said China and Europe should safeguard trade and investment liberalization and facilitation.

Emerging markets see billions in inflow

Emerging markets see billions in inflow

Currencies and stocks also gained in most of the tracked 26 emerging economies.

Russia defends ‘naming’ Kuril islands

Russia defends ‘naming’ Kuril islands

Russia says it wants to sign a peace treaty before resolving the Kuril Islands dispute.

Boko Haram target villages, kill 12 soldiers

Boko Haram target villages, kill 12 soldiers

US President Donald Trump has pledged to send arms to assist the Nigerian army to defeat the terrorist group.

‘Strong’ global growth predicted this quarter – report

‘Strong’ global growth predicted this quarter – report

The Munich-based Center for Economic Studies has been forecasting global growth since 1981.

OPEC sees greater oil demand in 2017

OPEC sees greater oil demand in 2017

Oil prices jumped since OPEC members and non-OPEC producers agreed to significant cuts in production output.