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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?
Nov 14, 2012
There are strikes going on this morning in Greece, Spain, Portugal, Italy and Belgium. Workers are protesting all across Europe against rising unemployment and austerity.
Nov 8, 2012
The Chinese Communist Party will hand over power to China's next leader during its party congress this week.
Nov 6, 2012
Protesters continue to fill Athens today ahead of the Greek Parliament’s vote on public sector spending cuts.
Oct 25, 2012
The stakes couldn't be higher for Microsoft as the company launches Windows 8 and the Surface tablet. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says the release is an epic moment for the company on par with Windows 95.