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Apr 13, 2011
The auto industry has staved off production stoppages thanks in part to lengthy shipping times for Japanese parts. But now, the shipments that left Japan before the tsunami have all been unloaded, and automakers face potential shutdowns.
Apr 12, 2011
The Japanese government has raised its assessment of the ongoing crisis at its Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to the highest severity rating.
Apr 11, 2011
A World Bank report out today recommends a shift in how developed countries give to developing countries. The report encourages countries to focus on building stable government and institutions.
Apr 8, 2011
The BBC's Rachel Harvey reports from Tokyo on a return to production for Toyota and Nissan, following factory shutdowns after the tsunami and earthquake in Japan.
Apr 7, 2011
Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has had an eventful career. But one aspect of his life has largely been forgotten in the West.
Apr 7, 2011
The BBC's Rebecca Singer explains why economists and investors are watching the U.S. budget situation closely.
Apr 4, 2011
The Bank of Japan has split a business confidence survey into pre- and post-earthquake numbers. The first number showed widespread optimism, but the earthquake has left the business community in a negative state of mind.
Apr 1, 2011
Women in the Middle East today are getting their first look at the region's version of Cosmopolitan Magazine.
Mar 31, 2011
A ruling released today from the World Trade Organization says Boeing received illegal government subsidies. That's after a similar ruling against Airbus last year.