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Greek gold mine controversy: Investment in the future, or environmental disaster?

Opinions have long been divided over a gold mine in Greece. For years, advocates have talked about jobs and investments, while opponents worry about irreparable environmental damage. The government has said nothing. “Louder!” someone shouts...

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Muted reaction to new Google gender-bias lawsuit

The treat of a possible class action lawsuit against Google for systematically paying women less across the board has so far been downplayed by the company. It is also no surprise to many Germans. In...

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Africa is rich in diamonds but still poor

For months now, Africa’s rough diamonds have been increasing in value but the sale proceeds do not reach the people. Instead, they benefit metropolitan elites and the mine companies, which are usually foreign-owned. Last week Tanzanian...

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Japanese car firms to accelerate electric vehicle push

As governments around the world begin to get even tougher on traditional combustion engines, Japan’s car manufacturers are well positioned to put their world-leading technologies to the test. Julian Ryall reports. In front of hundreds...

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Daimler at the IAA: Present tense, but future perfect

Daimler’s Media Night presentation at the IAA in Frankfurt was a showy affair, meant to present the Mercedes Benz maker’s speeding into the future. But first it has to get through the present, says Janelle...

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China export growth falters amid rising yuan

Chinese policymakers are beginning to worry about a rallying currency that is putting pressure on the country’s exports. Figures for August show slower-than-forecast growth, which has also been hit by weak global demand. According to...

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Solar power helps transform LA gang members

A former prison inmate and gang member is among hundreds in Los Angeles to find a place in the sun – and a second chance – via a solar industry re-entry program. During his stretch...

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BRICS leaders meet in China to forge new path

An annual BRICS summit in China has kicked off with the emerging market bloc in need of direction. The five members are divided as they face political and economic troubles. Chinese President Xi Jinping on...

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Uber confirms Dara Khosrowshahi as new CEO amid fresh legal trouble

The ride-hailing company has appointed the Expedia CEO as its new chief, confirming the decision in a note to employees and amid news of a federal investigation into alleged violations of bribery laws. The appointment...

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Nobel laureates ponder the scientific mind and the art of optimism

More than 350 economists under 35 are gathered on Germany’s southernmost edge to listen to 17 Nobel laureates in economics. The Lindau Nobel Laureate meetings aren’t quite Davos, but close. The Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting is a...

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Is child labor the price for e-cars?

Whether in cars, laptops or smartphones, cobalt is in nearly all batteries. The biggest supplier is the Democratic Republic of Congo, where human rights are often violated in the mines. Young men, armed with only...

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How the unicorn became marketing magic

The unicorn has taken advertising by storm. Consumers are snapping up any product associated with the one-horned horse. From his knees, Joshua slides through Brooklyn Owl, a small shop on Flatbush Avenue. He is wearing...