The move to buy Manchester City is expected to trigger a new spiral in player costs and a fresh backlash to foreign ownership.
Gunmen hijacked four ship within 48 hours last week. Cash retrieved from ransoms is paying for weapons and salaries of fighters on both sides of Somalia's conflict.
Increasingly, athletes are switching national alliances – sometimes for money, but also for better training opportunities or a chance to compete in a sport that’s too saturated with talent back home.
States scramble to protect themselves from skyrocketing energy costs, but measures such as government subsidies are proving ineffective.
By the end of July, they hope to finalize a deal that would map out the role and "time horizon" for US troops in the country.
Naif al-Mutawa wrote 'The 99,' a comic book series based on Islamic ideas, which aims to promote tolerance.