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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

Organizing India's Informal Workers

Mar 24, 2015
Creating economic stability for India means transforming the informal economy.
Posted In: India, street vendors, loans
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras depart after speaking to the media following talks at the Chancellery on March 23, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

Greece: Time and money is running out

Mar 23, 2015
Five years into it, the Greek debt crisis drags on.
Posted In: Greece, Germany, greek bailout
World leaders gathered at the G20 Summit late last year to discuss economic growth, which undoubtedly excluded their own economic fortunes.

India's prime minister needs a raise

Mar 19, 2015
Comparing the salaries of world leaders
Posted In: President Obama, Vladimir Putin, wages
A seasonal worker harvests tobacco plants.

Gates and Bloomberg team up against smoking

Mar 19, 2015
Helping low and middle-income countries fight challenges from tobacco companies.
Posted In: Michael Bloomberg, bill gates

Weak euro undermines Chanel's China strategy

Mar 18, 2015
Luxury brands want to expand in China, not sell to Chinese tourists in Paris
Posted In: luxury fashion, euro, China
Zhang Wenquan makes his nightly run to Shanghai's massive Tongchuan Road Fish Market to purchase fish to sell at his and his wife's stall at a local wet market.

The path to the middle class in China

Mar 17, 2015
The nation's household registration policy is leaving many workers stuck in place.
Posted In: China, fish, middle class, Education
Israeli Prime Minister and Likud party's candidate running for general elections, Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to the press during his visit in Har Homa, an Israeli settlement neighborhood of annexed east Jerusalem, on March 16, 2015 on the eve of

Ahead of a close election, Israel's Netanyahu buys bread

Mar 16, 2015
Israel's incumbent prime minister is changing tactics a bit late in the game.
Posted In: Israel, netanyahu, Palestinian state, bbc world service

Pope pushes on with Vatican financial reforms

Mar 13, 2015
In two years, Pope Francis has radically reformed the Church's governance and bank
Posted In: pope francis, anniversary, catholicism

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