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Mar 12, 2013
South Sudan, which seceded from the rest of Sudan in 2011, will begin oil production again, under a new deal negotiated in Ethiopia.
Mar 11, 2013
Today's anniversary is being marked with protests against nuclear power in Japan. But can the country sustain a non-nuclear energy policy?
Mar 8, 2013
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has hit yet another all-time high -- and the world is following suit. Global shares are at their highest level since June of 2008, thanks to strong market performance in France, Germany, the U.K., and Japan.
Mar 6, 2013
What's ahead for Venezuela after the death of Hugo Chavez?
Mar 1, 2013
India's finance minister has announced plans to set up the country's first ever women only bank. P Chidambaram says he hopes that it will be granted a license by October.
Feb 28, 2013
Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe has called for some nuclear plants to reopen in order to ensure energy security for the country.
Feb 28, 2013
EU officials have announced an agreement that would restrict the amount bankers can receive as as bonus.
Feb 26, 2013
Global stock markets are falling this morning after preliminary election results in Italy indicate no political party won a clear majority in parliament.
Feb 25, 2013
India launched seven satellites into space. It's just the latest mission for India's space agency, which has its eyes on Mars at the moment.