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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…

Islam and Social Justice

Islam and Social Justice (Part 1/2) February 20, 2015 4:31 pm by: ali Category: Jewels of Islam Leave a comment A+ / A- By Dr. Ali Al-Halawani The famous slogan…

The Grexit Dilemma: What Would Happen if Greece Leaves the Euro Zone?

By SPIEGEL Staff DPA Banks across Europe, including the European Central Bank, are preparing for the possibility of Greece leaving the euro zone. With Athens and Brussels still at odds,…

Saudi Artist Ahmed Mater Sues Swiss Watchmaker Swatch For Plagiarism

Saudi Artist Ahmed Mater Sues Swiss Watchmaker Swatch For Plagiarism Coline Milliard, Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Ahmed Mater’s Magnetism (2012) is emblematic of the vibrant new art scene emerging from the…

America’s Going to Lose the Oil Price War

By Bloomberg on 09:20 pm Jan 13, 2015 The financial debacle that has befallen Russia as the price of Brent crude dropped 50 percent in the last four months has…

House of Debt Economic Commentary from Atif Mian and Amir Sufi

More Evidence Supporting the House of Debt August 8, 2014 By Atif Mian and Amir Sufi Economists of all stripes are baffled by continued economic weakness in the United States.…

10 African startups that rocked 2014

By Loy Okezie, Special to CNN December 24, 2014 — Updated 1500 GMT (2300 HKT) | Snapscan is a mobile payments system that works using QR codes. The South Africa…

Russia starts bailing out banks as economy faces ‘full-blown crisis’

The Telegraph: Russia is facing a “full-blown economic crisis”, a former finance minister has warned, as the country is forced to take emergency financial measures. The economy has been battered…

Study finds that employees who are open about religion are happier

It may be beneficial for employers to not only encourage office Christmas parties but also celebrate holidays and festivals from a variety of religions, according to a Kansas State University…

Russia raises key interest rate to 17% amid rouble decline

The Russian central bank has announced it is hiking its key interest rate to 17% from 10.5%. The bank said the move was to try to ease the rouble’s recent…

Trial run of Haramain Railway next year

Trial run of Haramain Railway next year JEDDAH: P.K. ABDUL GHAFOUR Published — Monday 24 November 2014 Experimental operation of the 480-km Haramain Railway that links the two holy cities…

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