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India wants foreign banks to do business in rural areas

Oct 28, 2013
India wants more foreign banks to lend in rural areas. But will the new rules appeal to the banks?
Posted In: India, banking

The world's next tech hub: Rwanda?

Oct 28, 2013
Rwanda is laying the groundwork to one day become a competitor to Silicon Valley.
Posted In: Africa, Education

Good news: Japan inflation at 5 year high

Oct 25, 2013
Prices are up in Japan -- and that's a good thing.
Posted In: Japan, inflation

Facebook (sort of) lifts ban on graphic videos

Oct 23, 2013
Nudity is still not okay, though.
Posted In: Facebook, censorship

Debt ceiling debate goes down under

Oct 23, 2013
Australia's debt ceiling debate didn't look too much like America's.
Posted In: Australia, debt ceiling

Six months after factory collapse in Bangladesh

Oct 22, 2013
Many people in Bangladesh want to see a change to building code and safety regulations
Posted In: Bangladesh, clothing sourcing, globalization

Iran's new president tries to reset relations with the US

Oct 21, 2013
U.S. and Iran relations could be summed up in one sentence: You scratch my back, I'll scratch yours.
Posted In: Iran, Rouhani, Iran sanctions

France gets the NSA treatment

Oct 21, 2013
The new revelation is part of Edward Snowden's latest leak.
Posted In: NSA leaks, nsa, Edward Snowden, France

For some Greeks, there’s work but no pay

Oct 15, 2013
Sometimes, you just can’t a break. And neither, it seems, can Greece.
Posted In: Greece, European debt crisis

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to chemical weapons watchdog

Oct 11, 2013
The Nobel Committee's decision highlights the Syrian conflict.
Posted In: Nobel Prize, syria



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