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Al Jazeera Takes Home Major Award

The Guardian | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media

Al-Jazeera English has seen off competition from Sky News and the BBC to be named news channel of the year for the first time at the RTS television jo...

Alex Crawford: Making History in Libya

John Mair | Posted 10.30.2011 | UK
John Mair

She trended worldwide on Twitter on Sunday August 21st. Alex Crawford of Sky News was one of the first three journalists -- all women -- entering Green Square Tripoli with the Libyan rebels.

Russian Investment Opportunities: The Drivers and the Hidden Gems

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 07.31.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

It is clear to see why investors place so much emphasis on the oil price as a dictator of Russia's financial health. Supplying some 11.4% of the world's oil supply last year, Russia is the "biggest single source outside the OPEC cartel."

Kremlin to shore up financial markets

AP | CATRINA STEWART | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MOSCOW — The Kremlin is in crisis mode, pledging a $20 billion boost Thursday to shore up Russia's battered markets as it seeks to ward off a fi...

Russian Stock Markets Plunge, Shut Down For Second Day

Bloomberg | Alex Nicholson and William Mauldin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sept. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Russian markets stopped trading for a second day after emergency funding measures by the government failed to halt the bigges...

Russia Halts Trading After 17% Share Price Fall

Financial Times | Catherine Belton and Charles Clover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Russian shares suffered their steepest one-day fall in more than a decade on Tuesday, losing up to 20 per cent, as a sharp slide in oil prices and dif...