Tag Archives: ‘Brutal’

Brutal legacy: In death as in life, Ali Abdullah Saleh left Yemen a worse place

Ali Abdullah Saleh, the former president of Yemen who was killed in fighting in early December in the capital Sana’a, was a linchpin in the complex twists and turns of the coups, revolutions and nation-building of the country’s recent history. Saleh’s violent ending – likely at the hands ofthe Houthi rebels he once fought, then fought with, and then betrayed – reverberates loudly ... Read More »

Apple Supplier Laird’s Stock Nosedives on ‘Brutal’ Price Competition

Laird Plc dropped the most on record in London trading after the supplier to Apple pared its outlook, citing “brutal” price competition from Asian parts providers and sluggish demand from the mobile industry. Laird tumbled as much as 50 percent and was down 49 percent at 149.8 pence, at 9:15 in London. “The acceleration of production for mobile devices has ... Read More »