Arabtec Holding Co., the United Arab Emirates’s biggest listed construction company, is in talks to buy a large European company and may tap the bond market to pay for the deal, Chief Executive Officer Hasan Ismaik said.
At least three people were killed in a clash in Slovyansk in eastern Ukraine, the nation’s Interior Ministry said, as a top security official accused Russia of exploiting the violence to prepare grounds for an invasion.
The parents of more than 80 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls joined the hunt for their children, a local organization said, as the government grappled with its response to the Boko Haram Islamic group suspected of seizing them.
A military base Japan is building on its westernmost island, near an archipelago claimed by China, will fill a gap in security, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said at a ceremony marking the start of construction.
Ukraine accused Russia of fueling terrorism in its eastern regions as a move against separatists in the town of Kramatorsk stalled on the eve of an international conference aimed at defusing the crisis.
Ecopetrol SA won authorization from Colombia’s Finance Ministry to sell as much as $2 billion in overseas bonds by 2016 as the state-controlled oil producer seeks funding for exploration and production.