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Two Americans share Nobel Prize in economics
Shapley, a UCLA professor, and Roth of Harvard, share the honour for their economic engineering theory.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2012 13:11 GMT
The wrong tax for Europe
The European Commission's plan to tax financial transactions might prove counter-productive in the long run.
Last updated: 16 Oct 2011 07:53 GMT
Bill Gates to support 'Robin Hood' tax
The wealthiest man in the US has put his support behind a tax targeting the wealthy which would be given to the poor.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2011 13:38 GMT
Bush aide jailed for dirty tricks scandal
A senior official in George Bush's re-election campaign has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for his role in suppressing votes in a US Senate race, a scandal that Democrats say may involve the White House.
Last updated: 18 May 2006 03:16 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
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
Confidence men and their masquerade
Mysteries linger over Westgate Mall attack
Neoliberal rape in Spain
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Climate activism: A change in approach?
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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.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
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