Daily Archives: September 26, 2011

Libya conflict: Qatar Tries to Forge a New Global Role

As President Nicolas Sarkozy greeted the world’s leaders at the Libya meeting in Paris last month, one leader who emerged from his limousine was perhaps a little less well known than the others. Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al

Libya conflict: Qatar Tries to Forge a New Global Role

As President Nicolas Sarkozy greeted the world’s leaders at the Libya meeting in Paris last month, one leader who emerged from his limousine was perhaps a little less well known than the others. Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al

/ Gold

Cash for Gold: A Literally Golden Opportunity

(Reuters) – With the price of gold soaring, Mark Rich saw a chance to transform his family’s struggling jewelry business into a moneymaking venture. Two years later, Captain Cash for Gold is mining success. “Things were looking very bleak,” said

/ Gold

Cash for Gold: A Literally Golden Opportunity

(Reuters) – With the price of gold soaring, Mark Rich saw a chance to transform his family’s struggling jewelry business into a moneymaking venture. Two years later, Captain Cash for Gold is mining success. “Things were looking very bleak,” said

Women in Saudi Arabia to Vote and Run in Elections

Saudi Arabia is a conservative society which has been inching towards reform under the leadership of King Abdullah, himself a reformist. About 10 years ago the king said women should be central to the Saudi economy. Since then, change has

Women in Saudi Arabia to Vote and Run in Elections

Saudi Arabia is a conservative society which has been inching towards reform under the leadership of King Abdullah, himself a reformist. About 10 years ago the king said women should be central to the Saudi economy. Since then, change has