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The Fed: New leader, old complaints
The US Fed has a new, progressive leader - but worries about its opacity and ties to big banks are likely to persist.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 13:32 GMT
Dark days down under?
A look at the state of the Australian economy; counting coconuts in India; and the American war on poverty.
Counting the Cost
Counting the Cost
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 13:29 GMT
US Senate confirms Yellen as Fed chair
Veteran economist Janet Yellen will be the first woman to lead the world's most powerful central bank.
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 00:08 GMT
Obama nominates Janet Yellen as Fed chief
Current deputy chief of Federal Reserve to replace Ben Bernanke as head of US' central bank.
Last updated: 10 Oct 2013 06:33 GMT
US central bank to continue bond stimulus
Federal Reserve to continue quantative easing policy until there is conclusive evidence that economy is strengthening.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 09:52 GMT
Summers drops bid for US Fed chairman's job
Dollar slips after President Obama accepts ex-treasury secretary's decision to withdraw his name from consideration.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2013 23:24 GMT
IMF chief urges caution on stimulus exit
Christine Lagarde warns major central banks not to withdraw their unconventional support for weak economies too soon.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2013 01:55 GMT
The Ben Bernanke pre-mature taper blues
The Federal Reserve chairman should be more daring when it comes to reducing unemployment rates in the US.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2013 15:38 GMT
US Fed weighs slowing down bond-buying
Investors sell both stocks and bonds after Bernanke cites strengthening economy as reason for winding down programme.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2013 03:37 GMT
The US and the Euro-crisis: Lessons from a comparison
There is a striking contrast between how the eurozone and the United States are handling their financial crises.
Last updated: 26 May 2013 23:25 GMT
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Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Can the left fight back in Europe?
An ideological pendulum in the Arab world
Confidence men and their masquerade
Mysteries linger over Westgate Mall attack
Neoliberal rape in Spain
Is Britain only for the rich?
In Pictures: Destruction in Ukraine's Luhansk
More than 500 people have been killed in the contested city, where a shaky ceasefire holds.
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
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