US & Russia agree on cease-fire deal for Syria

March 9, 2017

Following a meeting between the US and Russia in Geneva, an agreement that could lead to a cease-fire in Syria’s long-running civil war has been announced. US Secretary of State Kerry hopes the deal will bring an end […]

New round of US sanctions targeting Russia unveiled

March 8, 2017

Washington has imposed a new round of sanctions on Russian companies after the nation’s continued involvement in the Ukraine conflict. Among those facing restrictions are technology firms, boat builders and energy conglomerates. The Department of the Treasury updated its […]

Bill Gate loses world’s richest title to Zara boss

February 10, 2017

The founder of the Zara fashion chain has surpassed Bill Gates’ fortune to become the world’s richest man. Amancio Ortega’s personal fortune rose by $1.7 bn this week taking the owner of the world’s leading mass-fashion chain past Bill […]