Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece’s homeless
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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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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.
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Zimbabwe issues fresh banknotes amid economic crisis
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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.
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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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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.
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