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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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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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