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Dubai wins World Expo 2020 bid with 116 votes

The emirate beat Sao Paulo, Izmir and Ekaterinburg in the first, second and third rounds of voting, respectively.

November 27, 2013 8:35
 
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‘Dubai winning World Expo 2020 bid to impact residential rents, economic growth and Emirati culture’ – Survey

Hosting the event would create more than 277,000 jobs and attract 25 million visitors.

November 18, 2013 6:05
 
Tokyo

Most expensive cities to have an office in

A recent study has shown the variation of the office rental market and how it differs from city to city. We give you the 10 most expensive cities to have a workplace in

July 24, 2012 9:55
 
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Russia will not deliver fighter jets to Syria

Russia will not deliver Yak-130 fighter planes to Syria while the situation there remains "unresolved", the country's service for military cooperation said on Monday, according to the RIA news agency.

July 9, 2012 5:02
 
Saudi Arabia keeps oil tap on

Saudi Arabia keeps oil tap on for world growth, Russia hurts

Saudi Arabia is showing no sign of changing its policy of high oil output to support global economic growth, despite a fall in crude prices below $90 a barrel for the first time in 18 months.

June 26, 2012 11:11
 
Lights dim for emerging economies

Lights dim for emerging economies

Commodity prices can be a good barometer for emerging market growth, and their relentless sell-off over the past two months has tracked the fading of the one bright light in the global economic recovery.

June 25, 2012 11:27
 
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Obama: China, Russia not signed on for Assad’s removal

Putin says Syrians should decide if Assad in power; Chief monitor says U.N. Syria team was targeted; Russian Syria-bound arms ship turns back-Britain

June 20, 2012 4:00
 
Arabs ask Russia to back them on Syria crisis

Arabs ask Russia to back them on Syria crisis

Arab League countries pressed Russia on Saturday to back their efforts to end violence in Syria at a meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Cairo on Saturday attended by Russia's Sergei Lavrov.

March 10, 2012 4:43
 
Politics and business: China-Gulf ties won’t be affected by Syria clashes

Politics and business: China-Gulf ties won’t be affected by Syria clashes

Given its $90 billion a year bilateral trade with GCC, China has received less flak for vetoing the UN Council resolution on Syria. Things may change though if Syria worsens.

March 6, 2012 12:31
 
Russia leads attack on EU airline CO2 law

Russia leads attack on EU airline CO2 law

Russia has joined countries considering tit-for-tat legislation to counter a European Union law that forces airlines to pay for carbon emissions, its transport minister said on Tuesday at the start of a Moscow meeting of countries opposing the EU scheme.

February 22, 2012 12:48