After Thales and Dassault, Dominique de Villepin rides Armenian wave
France's former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin joined the board of Armenia's new sovereign fund, the Armenian National Interests Fund [...]
BP, also referred to be its former name British Petroleum, is a British multinational in the oil and gas business. It has oil operations in more than 70 countries and it produces 3.3 million barrels of oil a day.
By turns a mining entrepreneur, art collector, and protector of endangered animal species, the Swiss-American billionaire Thomas Kaplan is becoming an ever-closer associate of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan (MbZ). In early 2019, Kaplan has been showing his collection of Dutch art at the Louvre Abu Dhabi museum, only two years after Mohammed bin Zayed personally appointed him to head the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH). [...]
The US Treasury Department's list of figures close to Putin has brought to light the many links between Britain's financial establishment and named oligarchs. The affair looks set to further destabilise the City of London, which is already grappling with Brexit. [...]