Slight of Hand and Cardboard Facades fool few in Berdymukhamedow’s Turkmenistan

It is unclear how Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedow has concluded that his country is now a net producer of wheat whilst many of his citizens are forced to queue for basic foodstuffs. Does this then mean that Turkmenistan is exporting wheat, and perhaps other comestible component parts to neighbouring or otherwise unnamed nations for a…

Adria Airways to sell for €1 – but there’s a catch…

The imminent sale of Slovenian flag carrier Adria Airways has taken a decisive step towards its denouement, with the country's incumbent administration agreeing to facilitate the airline's disposal with a rumoured €2-4 million cash injection that could potentially be used to service the Brnik-based operator's debts, one of the reported conditions demanded by interested parties…