The fallout from the 2008 global financial crisis refuses to go away and now leading economists may be looking to upend traditional neoliberal economic policy.
Adil Abdul Mahdi says he will step down in response to a call for a change of leadership by the country's top cleric Ayatollah Ali al Sistani, even as more protesters are shot dead in southern Nasiriyah city.
World Bank official urges Beirut to form a new cabinet within a week to prevent further loss of confidence in its economy as thousands of high school and university students skip classes in widening anti-graft protests.
Congolese women entered the mining sector in the late 90s and ever since they have been fighting discrimination, superstition and outdated customs, while they successfully bring more and more women into the workforce.
Global experts assess the progress and prospects of China’s ‘New Silk Road'.
Grinding trade disputes are undermining the global economy, which is set to see its slowest growth in nearly a decade, new chief of International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva warns.
Abdallah Hamdok says $10bn in direct aid and foreign currency reserves are needed to help the economy recover after recent political instability.
The 'Peace to Prosperity' plan is simply the latest version of a US plan revised repeatedly since the 1970s asking the Palestinians to trade basic rights in return for fanciful financial promises.
But most markets gave back some gains after the World Bank said it was downgrading its forecast for the global economy in light of trade conflicts and other strains.
Somalis are victims of domestic terrorism, and the international community is compounding their misery by undermining their livelihoods as part of their own so-called 'War on Terror'.
The deal comes after months of negotiations over what will be Pakistan's 22nd bail out aimed at staving off a potential balance-of-payments crisis as the country struggles with a stagnating economy.
Donald Trump's administration is pushing Iran to the edge but the administration might not understand exactly what that entails.
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