Mark Townsend

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* دبي, United Arab Emirates


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Mark Townsend

Award-winning journalist covering politics, business and economics in the Gulf and Southeast Asia including OPEC and the impact of the global financial crisis. Former correspondent Philippines for the FT, Former co-presenter 'Business Breakfast' and 'Business Tonight', Dubai-Eye 103.8FM, Former Editor-at-Large, Thomson Reuters GRC. Reported for ITN News at Ten. Contributor to Al Jazeera, Euromoney, Finance Asia, Financial Times, Global Finance, Global Integrity, Global Markets, Good Morning Britain, Institutional Investor magazine, and LNG Publishing (US). Reviewer for World Wide Web Foundation. Special Gulf Adviser to UK management consultancy.

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Arabic English French

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Stories

  • Pope Francis' Visit to the United Arab Emirates

    دبي, United Arab Emirates Politics, Current Affairs, Cultural, Breaking News February 4 @ 12:00am

    Next month, Pope Francis will become the first head of the Catholic Church to visit the Arabian Peninsula in a trip that promises to be full of symbolism. The Pope's host, the United Arab Emirates, looks to be the main beneficiary in what is has billed as its own 'Year of Tolerance.' The trouble is... Read more

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