Building on the long-standing exploitation of Persian reserves by the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (now BP ), the Saudi-American alliance formed the axis of oil that led Western majors to look longingly ...
A young woman in a blue night jacket reads a letter that she holds up to her chest. The morning light glints on the metal tacks in her chairs. Her lips are slightly parted, as if she is murmuring the ...
He announced that 7,000 people, or 3.6% of its workforce, would be laid off as the firm embarks on a $5.5bn cost-savings push. The company will be reorganised into three separate units as part of that ...
The site is the home of Google, whose search engine has for the past two decades been humanity’s preferred front door to the internet—and advertisers’ preferred front door to humanity. Every second of ...
Mansuroglu started to dig with his hands. He kept going until it was light, when he unearthed a yellow-brown carpet from the rubble. He called his wife, sister and mother, who came down to the site.
FDPR has become one of the most important weapons in America’s arsenal for technological competition with China. One Republican lobbyist calls the Bureau of Industry and Security, the agency that ...
FROM THE outside, the Lemon Tree is an unassuming pub. Sitting on a quiet road in central London, it looks like many of the city’s Georgian boozers. On the ground floor there are dark wooden ...
When two huge earthquakes hit southern Turkey and northern Syria on February 6th, thousands of buildings collapsed, burying families as they slept. Rescuers are racing to dig them out before they ...
By Salman Rushdie. Random House; 352 pages; $30. Jonathan Cape; £22. I n Salman Rushdie’s 15th novel, a magical storyteller survives a sadistic assault. In its af ...
Within days the Home Office had chosen him for the first plane of asylum-seekers bound for Rwanda, as part of a government plan not just to process claims in the African country but to keep successful ...
In his illuminating study of aspects of the Holocaust and its aftermath, Dan Stone recounts the slaughter in Kaunas to demonstrate the important role played by enthusiastic locals. The director of the ...
Colombia has had liberal governments before. But none have been so openly left wing. Mr Petro, who was narrowly elected last year, divides opinion. For his supporters, his victory represents a ...