US Federal Reserve chairman to step down

Janet Yellen to succeed Ben Bernanke, a key player in efforts to limit the impact of the 2007 recession.

    Ben Bernanke is set to end his turbulent spell as chairman of the US Federal Reserve.

    He was in charge of the US central bank when one of the country's worst financial crises erupted in 2007. 

    His successor, Janet Yellen, will take over as his policy of printing money, quantative easing, looks set to end.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.