Latest move from Tehran against Trump’s “economic war” sparks calls for international coalition to escort all commercial vessels through the Persian Gulf.
Specialist LSE listing to provide investors with chance to get in early on Uzbekistan’s move from Soviet-type economy to market economy.
Jibe follows meeting of EU foreign ministers at which delicate question of accepting Iranian oil in barter trades arose.
The troubles of Russia's largest independent vertically integrated refinery Antipinsky led Sberbank to prepare to bankrupt the company, while London courts froze €225mn worth of assets.
Neighbouring Uzbekistan produced six times more cars than Kazakhstan in 2018 — but that could change with the launch of a new $1.1bn Chinese-Kazakh joint venture.
The Duma proposed a ban on imports of Georgian wine and mineral water amid a spike in tensions between the two countries.
Thanks to gradual economic recovery in 2017-2018, foreign investor interest in Kazakhstan has been on the rise.
Rustavi 2 host used some of the strongest swearwords in the language in his monologue that followed a week of protests sparked by a Russian deputy's speech to the Georgian parliament.
Uzbek state-run car producer GM Uzbekistan has been renamed UZAUTO Motors, after the US company completed its withdrawal from the country, GM Authority reported on July 3.
Marines surrounded and detained the Panamanian-flagged supertanker The Grace 1 on suspicion of carrying oil to Syria’s Banyas port.
ITI Funds became the first provider to list an exchange-traded fund (ETF) on Kazakhstan’s Astana International Exchange (AIX) on July 3.
Kazakh oil workers rallied to protest unequal labour and pay conditions among local and foreign workers.
Iran’s top legal vetting committee, the Guardian Council, has confirmed the bill of temporary agreement for launching a free trade agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), according to Mehr News Agency on June 27.
The decision has split the Council down the middle. Almost all of the western European members voted overwhelming to allow Russia back in. However, countries close to the Russian border voted against readmission.
Two weeks after the election period tumult he steps forward with order to help half million low-income borrowers repay bank sums. Says state assistance just short of billion dollars will eventually help more than 3mn people.
Hits out at Trump administration’s “outrageous and idiotic” decision to impose sanctions on supreme leader and foreign minister. US president bristles, tweets threats of "obliteration".
Gulnara Karimova makes move after $1.2bn of her assets are reclaimed by Uzbekistan. Once known as the country’s “most hated person” and accused of massive telecoms and other corruption, she is languishing in jail with health problems.
Scores injured after crowd incensed at lawmaker taking the speaker’s chair is pushed back with rubber bullets and tear gas.
Anxieties over conflict in Middle East grow as day also sees Iranian-backed Houthis hitting Saudi desalination plant with apparently sophisticated missile.