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Isis morale falls as momentum slows

Frustration grows among jihadis as focus shifts to governing

Volcker lambasts Wall Street lobbying

Withering attack as industry secures extension to comply on hedge funds

Rouble crisis hits former Soviet states

Belarus imposes 30% levy and also doubles interest rates to 50%

Turkey issues arrest warrant for Gulen

US-based retired cleric accused of leading illegal organisation

Ecommerce groups rush to deliver the goods

Bringing orders to the buyer on time is taking on increasing importance

Madoff risks return for Santander

Swiss prosecutor weighs indictment of former Botín lieutenant

Wanda frontrunner for Infront Media deal

Chinese conglomerate nears €1bn deal for Swiss sports marketer run by nephew of Fifa chief Sepp Blatter

Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Miami’s Cuban old guard loses its grip

Growing number of Cuban-Americans are less ideological

Emir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani (L), Fifa President Joseph Blatter (C) and Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov pose with the World Cup following the announcement that Russia and Qatar will host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups on December 2, 2010 at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich
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Fifa to publish World Cup bid report

Inquiry examines alleged unethical behaviour

Airbus A350 readies for take-off

Innovative 10-year project poised to wrap up with Qatar delivery

Volcker lambasts Wall Street lobbying

Withering attack as industry secures extension to comply on hedge funds

Comment and Analysis

Russian central bank shows how not to intervene

Authorities did too little, too late, too quietly

What if we abolished Christmas?

One possibility is that the economy would be just fine. This is the classic view of macroeconomics, writes Tim Harford

A falling oil price is good for the world economy

Fears that cheaper crude creates yet more deflation are misplaced

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