Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece’s homeless
23 June 2019 | 2:34 pm
Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens.
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Some desperate Libyan families are selling jewellery for scarce banknotes as the dinar rapidly loses value and inflation is estimated to be at 25-30 percent.
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A decade on, Spain still haunted by economic crisis
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Zimbabweans continue to express their anger at new government austerity measures which aim to boost the country's struggling economy. But a solution may be a long way off.
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In Venezuela, even criminals are hit by economic crisis.
14 Jul 2019
No reason was given for Murat Cetinkaya's sacking, but the governor had been loath to cut the interest rate from 24%. Over the past year, Turkey has faced skyrocketing inflation as a result of a debt and currency crisis.
13 Nov 2019
Zimbabwe issues fresh banknotes amid economic crisis
19 Jan 2020
In the upscale Hamra district of Beirut, police fired tear gas at the start of what protesters have billed a "week of wrath". Lebanese demonstrators have taken to the streets to demand an end to a months-long political vacuum.
4 Apr 2020
The spread of the new coronavirus and COVID-19 has had a profound effect on the global economy in a staggeringly short space of time. The longer-term impact depends on how quickly the virus can be tackled.
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Cape Verdean women found alternatives to tackle the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. For some of them, ornamental plants are no longer a hobby but a profitable trade.
21 Jan 2021
Hours after being sworn into office, US President Joe Biden began to tackle some of the country's most pressing economic concerns. Getting more financial aid for businesses and households approved, addressing inequality and improving trade ties with American allies are top of his economic agenda. We take a closer look.
14 Jul 2021
Pharmacies in Lebanon have gone on an indefinite strike. Drug importers have warned they are running out of hundreds of drugs, as the country's central bank has failed to pay overseas suppliers millions of dollars in dues. This, coupled with fuel shortages and power cuts which can last up to 22 hours a day, has resulted in the situation in Lebanon going from bad to worse. Haddak Men B3id is an organisation on the ground that aims to end food insecurity. We talk to its co-founder Gaelle Matar in Beirut.
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After becoming the first French president in two decades to win re-election, Emmanuel Macron now has to convince enough voters to once again give him a mandate in next month's legislative elections. A centrist who this time has to face an unusually united left, Macron has to persuade the electorate to stick with free-market reform, while shedding his "too clever for his own good" image.
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We take a look at some fake news stories that have been circulating in the context of the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation case in the US.
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Portuguese officials confirmed five cases of the monkeypox disease. The viral infection, rarely found in Europe, has also been reported in Spain and Britain.
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Papers in Spain brace for the first visit of former king Juan Carlos since he went into exile amid investigations of tax evasion. In France, a parliamentary candidate from Emmanuel Macron's party who was convicted of domestic violence has been forced to withdraw after the controversy overwhelmed the party. Papers in the US hail the landmark equal pay deal agreed between the men's and women's football teams. Plus, should elephants be considered human?
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The influx of cash aims to support the financing of Ukraine's government, as Russia's war has decimated tax revenue. The grant is part of over €18 billion pledged by G7 finance ministers during their summit in Germany.
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A patient in the German state of Bavaria has been infected with monkeypox, according to the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology in Munich. First cases were also detected in France and Belgium.