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Jul 3, 2013
Europe's financial crisis flared anew on Wednesday, after Portugal's finance minister quit and the government teetered on the edge of collapse.
Jul 2, 2013
With protesters, the military and the Egyptian government heading for new confrontations, the stock market in Cairo is up.
Jul 2, 2013
Two top officials at the bank quit this week, as allegations of fraud and corruption continue to swirl.
Jul 1, 2013
The EU gets its first new member in six years, but it's something less than a celebration.
Jun 28, 2013
The U.S. is suspending its trade benefits for Bangladesh. The Obama administration said the country has not moved quickly enough to address workplace safety following an eight-story factory collapse that killed over 1,000 workers.
Jun 27, 2013
After hours of high stakes negotiations, European finance ministers have struck a deal to help shield taxpayers from bank failures.
Jun 26, 2013
Will the president's stop in Senegal signal new business relationships with West Africa?
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