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Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of ‘Vote Yes or else’?

Greece debt crisis: What happened to democracy when it’s a case of ‘Vote Yes or else’? If this ‘democracy’ doesn’t work in Europe, how is it supposed to work in…

Al-Haramain Train project first of its kind in Mideast

  ARAB NEWS Published — Wednesday 1 July 2015   JEDDAH: The Al-Haramain Train project is described as the largest public transportation project in the Middle East. This vital and…

Shelter from the storm in Europe

Jun 29,2015 –  by Mohamed A. El-Erian Dark clouds are lowering over Europe’s economic future, as three distinct tempests gather: the Greek crisis, Russia’s incursion in Ukraine and the rise…

WSJ Video: Saudi Arabia Opens Stock Market To Foreigners

6/15/2015 2:51AM The oil-rich muslim kingdom allows global investors to buy shares listed on its stock exchange for the first time.…

Poorest nations, not just richest, must act to end extreme poverty — campaigners

Reuters | May 26, 2015 | JORDAN TIMES Afghan labourer Said Ahmad, 26, pulls a cart as he collects metals and plastics to sell in Kabul on Sunday (AFP photo)…

The Economic System of Islam

| May 2015   The Review of Religions Hazrat Mirza Bashir-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad – Khalifatul Masih II(ra) We begin a serialisation of an epic lecture delivered in Lahore by the…

Greece to miss IMF payments amid fears of ‘catastrophic’ eurozone rupture. A Greek reversion to the Drachma would be an irreversible “disaster” for the entire euro project, Yanis Varoufakis warns

Greece’s long-term future in the eurozone still hangs in the balance Photo: AFP By Peter Spence, Economics Correspondent  24 May 2015 Greece will be unable to find the €1.6bn (£1.1bn) sum…

‘WEF hosting sends strong, positive messages about Jordan’s resilience’

by Omar Obeidat and Dana Al Emam and Merza Noghai | May 18, 2015 | 23:53 AMMAN – Experts see hosting the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the eastern shores…

Gulf rail project in design phase

DAMMAM: ARAB NEWS Published — Saturday 2 May 2015   Work is under way to complete the Gulf rail project, which is currently in the design stage, said Minister of…

Electronic Bidet Toilet Seat Is the Luxury You Won’t Want to Live Without

PERSONAL TECH | GADGETWISE Electronic Bidet Toilet Seat Is the Luxury You Won’t Want to Live Without By FARHAD MANJOOAPRIL 29, 2015 Photo The Toto Washlet toilet. CreditToto IT may…

Egypt’s government looks for new ways to keep on the lights

Summary Alfred Jasins Brendan Meighan| The Daily Star    After years of doing little to rectify Egypt’s energy and electricity troubles, the government has finally moved to pursue sustainability. Energy demand,…

PRESS REVIEW: New Credit Suisse boss welcomed by Swiss papers

By Thomas Stephens MAR 11, 2015 – 09:10 Tidjane Thiam’s face was on the cover of the main Swiss newspapers on Wednesday, along with the words “non-banker”, “carrier of hope”…

Egyptian economic progress vital: KSA

SHARM EL-SHEIKH: ARAB NEWS Published — Sunday 15 March 2015 Finance Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf highlighted the significance of Egypt’s cohesion and financial well-being, not only for itself, but for the…

UK support for China-backed Asia bank prompts US concern

Source: BBC The US has expressed concern over Britain’s effort to become a founding member of a Chinese-backed bank that could rival the likes of the World Bank. The UK…

Solar plane to take off Monday for flight around the world

Bertrand Piccard, one of the two Swiss pilots of the solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2, lands at the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi’s small Al Bateen Airport during the third test…

China’s big chess move against the U.S.: Latin America

Source: CNN Money China is making friends right under America’s nose. Latin America is China’s latest business buddy. Chinese banks increased investments in Latin America by 71% last year, and…

Paul Piff: Does money make you mean?

Does money make you mean? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJ8Kq1wucsk I want you to, for a moment, think about playing a game of Monopoly, except in this game, that combination of skill, talent and luck that help earn…

State of Ikea founder’s home raises eyebrows (Why should it? That is what happens if you rely on Ikea furniture. Editor)

  Kamprad, 88, moved back to his home country of Sweden last year after living in Switzerland for almost four decades. The house in Epalinges, a bedroom suburb north of…

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