Uber coming of age with SoftBank tie-up

/ | Nov 14, 2017

Uber coming of age with SoftBank tie-up

Uber's tie-up with SoftBank suggests the ride-hailing giant is set to come of age in the business world, but it still faces a long road ahead. The deal is giving the world's most valuable startup an additional $1 billion in capital and could allow SoftBank ...

Will Trump be able to save face in Beijing?

/ | Nov 6, 2017

Will Trump be able to save face in Beijing?

Shortly after Donald Trump's surprise election win, Barack Obama gave some advice to President Xi Jinping in the final minutes of their last meeting as leaders of the world's biggest economies. Obama explained the factors that led to Trump's victory following a campaign that featured ...

Their caliphate in ruins, Islamic State militants melt into the desert

| Oct 30, 2017

Their caliphate in ruins, Islamic State militants melt into the desert

Islamic State militants, routed from one urban stronghold after another in Syria, have recently been moving deeper into Syria's remote desert, where experts say they are regrouping and preparing their next incarnation. The Sunni militants' self-proclaimed "caliphate" with its contiguous stretch of land — linking ...