As a young diplomat in Tabriz, Iran, in the mid-1970s, Ronald Neumann knew one American was assassinated there every year. He stayed. When he was ambassador to Algeria decades later, militants issued a death threat against all foreigners. He remained then, too.
VimpelCom Ltd., the wireless carrier owned by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman and Telenor ASA, fell in New York and approached the biggest discount to rival OAO MegaFon as operations abroad ebb revenue growth.
Tunisia’s Societe Nouvelle Maison de la Ville de Tunis, which operates French supermarket chain Monoprix, plans to open 57 branches in Libya even as sporadic violence threaten to further destabilize the North African nation.