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  • Japan businesses suffer

    Japan businesses suffer

    As the country gets to grips with the legacy of the huge earthquake that struck at the weekend, businesses are struggling in a period of massive uncertainty.

    March 15, 2011 2:50
  • Algerians use regional unrest to press pay demands

    Algerians use regional unrest to press pay demands

    Wave of protests, strikes over pay and conditions; Officials fear Arab revolts could reach Algeria; Government gives in to some demands to placate protests.

    March 14, 2011 12:42
  • The cost of the Japan earthquake

    The cost of the Japan earthquake

    You might think the earthquake in Japan would devalue the currency and undermine the economy, but that’s not necessarily the case.

    March 13, 2011 3:56
 
  • Libya spells windfall for Russia oil

    Libya spells windfall for Russia oil

    A rising oil price following turmoil in Libya is leading consumers to seek alternative sources.

    March 10, 2011 2:56
  • French tourism to suffer

    French tourism to suffer

    Will the controversial Burqa ban cost France millions in tourism and damage its international reputation abroad? The BBC’S Rajan Datar investigates.

    March 8, 2011 1:32
  • Meet the latest internet sensation

    Meet the latest internet sensation

    Gaddafi's outlandish antics have become the butt of jokes on the internet. Reuters Tara Cleary has the story.

    March 6, 2011 3:16
 
 
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