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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
Total acquitted in Iraq corruption case
French energy giant, its CEO and a former minister found not guilty of charges related to Iraq's oil-for-food programme.
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 16:09 GMT
Lessons from Asia: Austerity can work
The measures used to overcome the Asian financial crisis should not be overlooked by Europe.
Stephen S Roach
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012 11:00 GMT
Grit is good
In financial markets, efficiency can fuel instability - and serve the interests of intermediaries rather than clients.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2012 15:50 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
Two Americans win Nobel Prize in economics
Professors devised models to "untangle" complex relationship between policy actions and growth and inflation.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 07:25 GMT
Symptoms of the Bush-Obama presidency
A close look at the advisers whom Obama has chosen to save and sack reveal his true political personality.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2011 10:05 GMT
Why free trade matters
Free trade has an economic and moral case - as it promotes not just prosperity, but also peace.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2011 10:48 GMT
Global war on drugs 'a failure'
High-level panel declares international anti-drug measures a failure and suggests legalising cannabis and other drugs.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2011 15:27 GMT
The burden that haunts Obama
Regardless of his actions, the financial crisis continues to take its toll on the Obama administration.
Last updated: 06 Oct 2010 16:57 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Afghanistan's dangerous game of thrones
Corporate colonisation of cyberspace
Are China and S Korea the region's newest best buddies?
How it started in Gaza
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
In Pictures: The last Aryans
Brogpas living in remote Himalayas claim to be last of the Aryans, luring tourists and researchers.
In Pictures: Israeli strikes devastate Gaza
The UN has expressed concern over the rising civilian death toll in Gaza, and extensive damage to local infrastructure.
In Pictures: Faces of the World Cup
World Cup fans from around the world came to Brazil to show their colours and team passion.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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