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The bill, which involves major spending on climate action and healthcare, is a triumph for President Joe Biden's legislative agenda.
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In Africa, greenhouse farming is proving a way of fighting food insecurity and high food prices caused by the Ukrainian war. In Cameroon, this agricultural technique — cultivating crops in an enclosed environment — is helping many families afford food.
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The European Commission said that Greece had delivered on the bulk of its fiduciary commitments, marking a formal end to the debt crisis that began in 2010 and led to friction between Athens and European creditors.
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North Dakota is a hub of the US hydraulic fracturing industry and the country's second-biggest oil producer. Surging demand for fracked oil and gas amid the Ukraine war means booming business, sidelining green energy.
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After banning imports of Russian coal in April, Europe's largest coal producer, Poland, is now suffering a shortage. As prices soar, Warsaw is scrambling to find emergency solutions that could speed up its coal phaseout.
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Nigeria, Algeria and Niger are renewing efforts to implement a decades-old plan, as they look to benefit from EU efforts to wean itself off Russian gas. But is there enough political will and funding for the project?
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Lebanon is now going through the worst economic crisis in its history. 80 per cent of the population lives below the poverty line. In one year, food prices have jumped 500 per cent due to galloping inflation.
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After Polish anglers removed tons of dead fish from the Oder River bordering Germany, the die-off has been labeled an "ecological disaster." But what's to blame?
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India is trying to strengthen its long-standing ties to countries on the continent as New Delhi attempts to catch up with China, which has emerged as Africa's largest trading partner.
11 Aug
Inflation is generally understood to be a sustained hike in the price level of goods and services. Most economists favor relatively low and stable inflation rates for a nation's economy to work smoothly.
11 Aug
Not only Russians inside Russia but also those abroad are feeling the impact of Western sanctions over the war in Ukraine. Some of them were living in paradise in Bali, but their situation has turned into a bit of a nightmare.
11 Aug
The German Finance Ministry has revealed a plan to ease income tax in response to spiraling inflation. However, critics had claimed the measures would benefit top earners the most, and squeeze public spending.
10 Aug
In the US, a small number of Patriotic Millionaires has banded together to demand the government tax the rich. They say tax revenue is the fuel the country runs on. Meet an American multimillionaire in Georgia who'd gladly pay his fair share.

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A small group of women rallied in the Afghan capital for the first time in months, demanding a return of their freedoms, after the Taliban reneged on promises to maintain the marginal gains women made in recent years.
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Europe's second-largest river is continuing to dry up, affecting freight barges and even forcing one passenger ferry to halt its operations entirely. But rain is forecast this week.
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Spaniard Rafa Nadal said Sunday that he hopes to return from an abdominal injury this week in the Cincinnati Open after not playing for more than a month.
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While the fight for supremacy on the battlefield continues, it seems the fight for the hearts and minds of the Russian people may have already been won. Support for the war remains high; so too does indifference. Pollsters are trying to find out why.
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More than three decades after Iran's leader issued a fatwa, Teheran has blamed Rushdie's supporters for the knife attack on the award-winning novelist in the US.