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Jun 21, 2013
A new report out this week shows that while pirate attacks off the Somali coast have plummeted, there's a growing threat on the other side of the continent.
Jun 20, 2013
Global markets are down this morning on news that the U.S. Federal Reserve may not continue its bond buying program, known as quantitative easing, in the long-term.
Jun 18, 2013
What began as small protests against bus price hikes has now escalated into nationwide wide protests involving hundreds of thousands of people. When an economy expands, people bristle at corruption and poor spending choices.0
Jun 18, 2013
Up until last year, Brazil's economy was surging. But growth has slowed, just as the government is preparing to host soccer’s World Cup next year.
Jun 17, 2013
Leaders of the world's richest countries meet in Northern Ireland today for their annual G8 summit. On the agenda? A free trade zone that would span from Poland in the east to Hawaii in the West.
Jun 14, 2013
Iran’s economy is likely to be a major election issue, as the country faces crippling international sanctions, 30 percent unemployment, and soaring inflation.
Jun 13, 2013
Turkey's economy under prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has grown steadily, giving him the support of many businesses.
Jun 12, 2013
In the past few days, Turkey's Prime Minister has lashed out against members of the business community -- among others -- for supporting the protests. How are they responding?
Jun 11, 2013
Residents of Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and beyond are still wading through high waters today. Severe flooding has led to the deaths of at least 24 people.
Jun 5, 2013
A Canadian gaming company is trying to uncover the 30-year mystery of Atari's E.T. video game and its alleged desert disappearance.