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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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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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