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Oil prices dip as we get closer to an Iranian agreement and eventual lifting of sanctions.

An Iran deal won't change oil market overnight

Apr 3, 2015
Even if sanctions are finally lifted, Iran faces barriers to rejoining the world oil market
Posted In: crude oil, Iran sanctions, cost

China, the economy and Xi Jinping's strategy

Apr 2, 2015
The president of China takes over every formal power structure in the country.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Mao

Latvians differ over sanctions against Russia

Mar 31, 2015
Russian-speaking Latvians may oppose sanctions more than their Latvian-speaking compatriots but most see the country's future in the West.
Posted In: Russia, latvia, sanctions
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands with U.S. State Secretary John Kerry in Geneva. Iranians have requested that sanctions be lifted immediately once a deal is struck.

Lifting sanctions is not always easy

Mar 31, 2015
Iran wants sanctions to be lifted as soon as agreement is reached over its nuclear program but there are many complications.
Posted In: Iran, sanctions, nuclear

Latvia's Russian minority not separatist

Mar 31, 2015
Latvia's Russian-speaking minority prefers economic stability to separatism.
Posted In: latvia, Russia, Economy

U.S. allies rush to join World Bank alternative

Mar 30, 2015
America failed to persuade them to stay away from a new, Chinese-led institution.
Posted In: World Bank, jack lew, China

Dov Charney seeks $40 million in lawsuit

Mar 27, 2015
Earlier this week, the now former CEO of American Apparel, Dov Charney, decided to move forward with a $40 million wrongful termination lawsuit against the company he founded.
Posted In: American Apparel, Dov Charney, Silicon Valley

European Union investigates e-commerce

Mar 27, 2015
The European Commission says there may be evidence of anti-competitive behavior.
Posted In: European Union, e-commerce, Amazon

BBC drops "Top Gear" host, risking losses

Mar 25, 2015
Is firing a volatile but popular host good business?
Posted In: bbc, TV shows, racism
A boy rides a donkey cart past an internally displaced persons camp near the Somali Parliament in Mogadishu on March 24, 2015.

In Somalia, wire transfers go underground

Mar 24, 2015
Banks' efforts to curb money laundering and terror financing may have backfired.
Posted In: Somalia, remittances, terrorism

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