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The US presidential elections have been a gripping spectacle, not only because they were spectacularly ugly and divisive but also because of what is at stake in America and the world.

ATHEX cull sees earners outnumber loss-makers

It took almost six years - or 69 months - for profit-making companies to outnumber loss-makers on the Athens bourse, as the main feature of the first half's financial results submitted to the stock market is that the balance between earners and losers has swung in favor of the former for the first time since September 2010.

INTERVIEW: Cihan Tu?al on the rise and fall of the 'Turkish model' and Islamic liberalism

President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an's trip to Washington last month showed just how far the Turkish government's reputation has plunged in the West. Erdo?an's security team stirred outrage by roughing up both protesters and ordinary reporters trying to enter the Brookings Institution think tank, where he spoke on March 31.

World shares rally as G-20 meeting begins

Global stock markets rallied on Feb. 26, helped by firmer oil prices, as finance ministers and central bankers from the world's leading economies gathered to discuss recent financial turmoil.

As G-20 ministers met in Shanghai, markets were awaiting the latest US growth data for more clues on the state of the world's biggest economy.

Athens Stock Exchange records another decline

Equity prices were dropping again on Thursday on the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) for fourth day in a row with the basic share price index down 5.11%, standing at 426 points.

The heaviest losses were recorded in banks, financial services  and constructions.

The stock market is moving today focusing on Eurogroup decisions and foreign stock markets.

David Harvey reveals actors, tools for a fair world

One of most-cited social scientists of our time, Professor David Harvey speaks about the role of the reader, writer and everyday people in a social resistanceIncreasing social inequality, wars and migration all call for a clear policy response and an urgent reply to the question how can civil society fight back. 

Planned trade deals should be reconsidered in the age of escalating violence

World trade is about to see a dramatic change with two huge planned trade deals, which will cover almost 80 percent of the total trade in the world. The planned Trans-Pacific Partnerships (TPP) and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), which will strengthen mainly America's hands in the global trade, should, however, be reconsidered carefully in the age of terror, which is

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