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Dec 11, 2012
The United Nations said today that more than half a million Syrians have fled to other countries in the region, as the revolution against the Syrian government rages back at home.
Dec 5, 2012
If the U.S. falls off the fiscal cliff at the end of the year, countries across the pond could also suffer the effects.
Dec 4, 2012
SEC investigates potential accounting fraud against U.S. investors involving Chinese firms publicly traded in U.S.
Nov 29, 2012
A new report says that the now collapsed Kabul Bank in Afghanistan acted as a 'ponzi scheme.'
Nov 27, 2012
Bangladesh is holding a day of mourning following a deadly garment factory fire. It has emerged the factory was making products for western companies, including Wal-Mart.
Nov 26, 2012
As the Kyoto Protocol nears its expiry, leaders from around the world will come together in for the United Nations yearly climate talks to discuss a new global deal to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
Nov 26, 2012
As President Morsi works to resolve tensions over his expanded powers, confidence in Egypt's government and economy falters.
Nov 21, 2012
A meeting to agree Greece’s next round of bailout money has ended after almost 12 hours with no decision. Athens won't get vital bailout funds without an agreement.
Nov 20, 2012
Europe's second largest economy, France, has just had its AAA credit rating downgraded by the rating agency Moody's.
Nov 19, 2012
The focus of President Obama's visit to the region has been geopolitical but what about the economic gains to be made?