David Cameron heads off to Russia on Thursday for the G20 summit of world leaders, promising that he is not going to shy away from tackling Vladimir Putin, pictured, about a couple of very serious differences between Russia’s regime and ours.
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Monday 25 July 2011
The market for exchange traded derivatives – which are different from the over-the-counter variety traded directly between two parties – has seen strong growth in recent times. Earlier this year, a report from the World Federation of Exchanges, an industry association whose membership features 52 exchanges around the world, showed that, despite the impact of the global financial crisis, trading in derivatives on regulated exchanges surged by 25 per cent in 2010.
Friday 24 June 2011
A Mongolian spy chief was the target of a "secret plan" by the Foreign Office to lure him to Britain by encouraging a diplomatic visit which officials knew would result in his arrest, the High Court heard yesterday.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
Police tightened security in the capital of China's vast region of Inner Mongolia yesterday after nearly a week of protests.
Monday 25 April 2011
Sunday 10 April 2011
Mongolia's stock exchange is the prettiest pink-and-white, neoclassical fairytale affair, once a children's cinema, across the road from the parliament in Ulan Bator.
Saturday 26 February 2011
A mongolian spy chief has lodged an appeal after a judge ruled he could be sent to Germany to face charges of kidnap and false imprisonment.
Friday 25 February 2011
A Mongolian spy chief has lodged an appeal after a judge ruled he could be sent to Germany to face charges of kidnap and false imprisonment.
Saturday 19 February 2011
Mongolian spy chief Bat Khurts, who claims he was lured to the UK so that he could be arrested and jailed under a European Arrest Warrant, can be extradited to Germany, a judge has ruled.
Friday 18 February 2011
Mongolian spy chief Bat Khurts, who claims he was lured to the UK so he could be arrested and jailed under a European Arrest Warrant, can be extradited to Germany, a judge ruled today.
Thursday 10 February 2011
Outlook For those who do not follow the relatively arcane world of international stock exchanges, the news that the London Stock Exchange, the grand-daddy of them all, is no longer a Premier League player in its industry may come as a surprise. But that is the truth of the matter: assuming the deal with TMX goes through, the combined operation would still only be the world's seventh-largest bourse.
Saturday 05 February 2011
For her advanced years, she looks remarkable. Despite nearing the ripe old age of 4,000, long eyelashes still frame her half-open eyes and hair tumbles down to her remarkably well-preserved shoulders.
Monday 31 January 2011
Origo Partners, an Aim-listed private equity company focused on China, hopes to raise up to $80m (£50m) to expand in Mongolia.
Sunday 30 January 2011
More than 20 of the world's biggest investment banks will next week to pitch for roles on a potential $8bn London listing of a state-owned Mongolian coal mine.
Saturday 22 January 2011
Saturday 08 January 2011
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Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Opponents of Israel's military operation in Gaza are the real enemies of Middle Eastern peace
A new Russian revolution: The cracks are starting to appear in Putin’s Kremlin power bloc
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