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G20 to focus on growth over austerity
G20 delegates meet in Moscow and agree to focus on creating jobs rather than cutting costs as unemployment rates spiral.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2013 16:42 GMT
Building BRICS for the poor?
We ask if booming Global South economies are doing enough to alleviate the suffering of the downtrodden.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 14:19 GMT
Global economy 'set for sharp downturn'
Eurozone debt crisis "remains the greatest threat to the world economy at present", the OECD warns.
Last updated: 27 Nov 2012 21:26 GMT
Monopolies 'scamming' Mexican voters
World's richest man Carlos Slim owns much of Mexico’s communications industry, and critics say he is hurting consumers.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2012 21:17 GMT
Europeans seek opportunities in ex-colonies
Resentment in Ivory Coast as economic-hit French head for west African nation in search of employment.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2012 17:29 GMT
How neoliberalism created an age of activism
Decades of neoliberal economic policies have concentrated wealth and are now spurring a global backlash.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 13:21 GMT
US poverty numbers hit record high
Census report shows 46 million people living below the American poverty line last year.
Last updated: 14 Sep 2011 03:41 GMT
Community art replaces riots in Tottenham
Recent riots may have given Tottenham a bad reputation, but one art project has helped unite the community.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2011 17:43 GMT
GDP growth is no measure of societal progress
The accumulation of a nation's wealth bears little relation to the happiness of its citizens, so why measure GDP growth?
Last updated: 27 May 2011 08:15 GMT
Japan draws up $50bn emergency budget
Quake-hit country's cabinet approves 4.02 trillion yen budget to help finance reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2011 10:25 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law protect the Yazidis?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
Netanyahu's miscalculation: Bullish or foolish
South Africa in Edinburgh: The role of post-apartheid art
Israel's deadly ceasefire game
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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