Gorge Mardyan and his family of four have lost most of their possessions. Gorge left his job as a printer and they have fled their large home in Aleppo, Syria, for a cramped one-room apartment in the disputed South Caucasus region. Yet they feel lucky. They hope they are out of danger.
Nabucco Gas Pipeline International GmbH, the 7.9 billion euro ($10.5 billion) project to ship Caspian fuel to Europe, expects to make a decision on whether to link up with the competing Trans-Anatolia Pipeline next year.
Silk Road Management, an investor in frontier markets, will take stakes in three Myanmar projects by year-end, the first private-equity deals in Southeast Asia’s poorest nation as it emerges from five decades of isolation.
G azprom OAO is looking at assets in Russia and the Caspian region held by BP Plc as the U.K. oil company moves ahead with a $10 billion sale of international businesses, the London-based Times said, citing unidentified persons.