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'Las Patronas' and the journey north

Aug 15, 2014
A group of Mexican women, "Las Patronas," are helping migrants on their journey north.
Posted In: migrants, Immigration, Mexico

How the Ebola outbreak affects Nigerian small business

Aug 13, 2014
Nigeria confirmed at least 13 cases of the disease last week.
Posted In: Ebola, Nigeria, bbc
Russia's embargo

Europe faces produce glut after Russian ban

Aug 12, 2014
The EU looks to offload its goods, which are now banned from Russia.
Posted In: Russia, sanctions, European Union
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter

The murky world of military aid

Aug 12, 2014
The U.S. is helping get weapons to Kurdish forces. But who's paying for them?
Posted In: Iraq, afghanistan, military aid, cia

'Sup: The new Yo?

Aug 12, 2014
Novelty apps are turning over at a ferocious pace. What could go wrong?
Posted In: app, social media

The Trans-Siberian Railway's long journey

Aug 12, 2014
It transformed Russia in the 19th century, and is still the best route to Siberia.
Posted In: Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia, trains
Nike

Are your sneakers real?

Aug 11, 2014
Nike is the most counterfeited brand, according to the World Customs Organization.

As humanitarian crises grow, so does the aid industry

Aug 11, 2014
The industry that cares for vulnerable people expands with the need.
Posted In: humanitarian aid, nonprofit, NGOs

Why US tech lobbyists have descended on Brussels

Aug 11, 2014
The EU parliament is considering strict new online privacy legislation.
Posted In: right to be forgotten, European Union, lobbyists
Gold

Fixing the fix: Price-setting precious metals in London

Aug 8, 2014
After a series of benchmark rigging scandals, London's gold fix looks tarnished.
Posted In: gold, silver, price fixing, precious metals, London

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