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Growth of fair trade brings benefits for artisans

Feb 18, 2015
Big American retailers are looking to sell more traditional, hand-made items.
Posted In: Fair trade, guatemala

Brussels finance talks have Greeks feeling cornered

Feb 17, 2015
Many Greeks leaving the eurozone as a huge waste of time and money.
Posted In: Greece, bailout, Eurozone
Egyptian Foreign Affairs minister Sameh Shoukry and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry gave a press conference as part of the Gaza Donor Conference in Cairo, late 2014.

Egypt finds alternative to U.S.- made warplanes

Feb 16, 2015
Egypt's purchase of French fighters could say as much about money as politics
Posted In: Egypt, defense department, military aid

Chinese companies look to invest in American real estate

Feb 16, 2015
For years, China shipped manufactured goods to the rest of the world. Now, Chinese companies are sitting on big cash reserves, and they’re looking to invest.
Posted In: Chinese economy, real estate, New York

Chinese have their own Internet censorship song

Feb 13, 2015
"An Internet power: Tell the world that the Chinese dream is uplifting China."
Posted In: China, internet censorship, cyber security
London Natural History Museum plans to update by kicking out Dippy the dinosaur.

Dinosaur departure prompts protests in the UK

Feb 13, 2015
Fake skeleton at London museum to be replaced by an actual one of a whale.
Posted In: Britain, culture, museums
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis attend a meeting with Belgium's prime minister.

Game theory may come into play in Greek negotiations

Feb 13, 2015
Greece's finance minister studied game theory, but we all sort of practice it.
Posted In: Greece, international, European Union
A map in Mathis Menzel's office shows the various countries the company ships products to.

Six Routes: How to make it in Germany

Feb 13, 2015
This sums it up: The German word for debt – "schuld" – can also mean "guilt."

Quiz: Closing achievement gaps

Feb 13, 2015
In a new study, researchers look at how improving educational achievement of lower classes would boost the economy.

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