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How Mongolia’s nomads are adapting to climate change

Harsh winters and dry summers are threatening the livelihoods of Mongolia’s nomadic herders. Some are banding together to safeguard their herds – and communities – from the extreme conditions. For centuries, nomadic families have driven...

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IMF: ‘Economic recovery on firmer footing’

The International Monetary Fund has said it believes in an even broader economic upswing globally in the years ahead. The lender’s latest revision of its quarterly growth outlook also bodes well for the eurozone. Presenting...

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From brain drain to brain regain. Road blocks for two African scientists

Facts on brain drain are either hard to find or old. But one thing remains clear: those who can travel will do so to expand their professional horizons. The question is whether they return and...

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Netflix subscribers top 100 million

Netflix has reported its number of subscribers to have breached the 100 million mark worldwide. The news sent shares of the leading on-demand television service soaring. Netflix shares jumped more than 10 percent after the...

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Is India turning its nuclear focus toward China?

India’s nuclear policy is now believed to be placing a greater emphasis on China instead of focusing on archrival Pakistan. But this is not to be mistaken as a shift in the nation’s nuclear doctrine,...

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Germany tightens takeover rules to shield ‘critical’ businesses

Foreign investors, especially from China, are keen on German know-how – even in sensitive areas. The German government is now seeking powers stop such takeovers to protect strategic industries. The cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel...

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Pursuing globalization after G20 resistance in Hamburg

A critique of globalization is that it’s an abstract concept promoted by an elite club to benefit a minority to the detriment of the majority. But, Rob Mudge asks in Hamburg, how do you help...

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Women grapple with Silicon Valley’s bro culture

Abuse towards women is rife in Silicon Valley’s macho culture. Meanwhile just 7 per cent of cash goes directly towards women-led startups based in the main US IT hub. So, why aren’t women a larger...

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Poland’s Play to float in Europe’s largest telecoms IPO

Poland’s second-largest mobile operator Play is mulling an IPO that could exceed 3.5 billion euros. It would be Europe’s biggest telecom flotation since 2012 and a show of confidence in the Warsaw bourse. The Warsaw-based...

India to launch Goods and Services Tax (GST)

India is getting ready for its most ambitious tax reform in decades but not everyone is happy about the changes. The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is intended to draw millions of firms into the...

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Chinese PM Li defends free trade, promises more reforms

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has hailed the benefits of globalization, stressing that free trade is a “precondition of fair trade.” Li also said China can control growing financial risks and hit this year’s growth targets....

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‘Appliancegate’ on the horizon? EU household devices guzzle more energy than labeled

Domestic appliances use up to double as much energy as stated on their energy labels, according to an EU product survey. Outdated official tests are “vulnerable to misuse” by manufacturers, warn the report’s authors. Outdated...