Daily Archives: December 30, 2015

UK | 2016 will be a year of living dangerously for the global economy

Larry Elliott

Economic forecasting is a mug’s game. One thing that has been learned from the financial crisis and Great Recession is that even those equipped with the most sophisticated models get it wrong, sometimes spectacularly.

India | Biggest ever communist rally in India

More than one million communists attented the rally at the start of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Plenum

Putin Sees a Chance for Assad to Stay in Power in Syria

by Henry Meyer

Bolstered by its military campaign in Syria, Russia is moving closer to securing a chance for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to extend his rule in 2017 elections as the U.S. steps up efforts to end almost five years of civil war.