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  1. April 14, 2014

    Ukraine raises rates as west discusses more sanctions

    Ukraine’s central bank unexpectedly raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time in eight months in an attempt to...

  2. FT Alphaville

    April 14, 2014

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian markets were under pressure in the face of fresh tension in Ukraine and after the S&P 500 dropped to a...

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  1. April 13, 2014

    Russia calls on UN as Ukraine sends troops to eastern cities

    An emergency session of the UN security council was due to meet last night after Russia denounced Kiev’s decision to crack...

  2. April 13, 2014

    UN climate study: still time to save the world

    Disastrous effects of global warming can still be avoided, the world’s leading climate scientists say, but only by making a...

  3. April 11, 2014

    Row over Iranian diplomat revives memories of old battles

    Shortly after his phone call with Iranian president Hassan Rouhani last September, Barack Obama talked about “the prospect...

  4. April 11, 2014

    Richard Hoggart, academic, 1918-2014

    Richard Hoggart, who has died at the age of 95, combined Yorkshire solidity with a capacity for intellectual independence...

  5. April 11, 2014

    Population growth in sub-Saharan Africa raises food supply alarm

    When Harry Harrison published Make Room!, Make Room! in 1966 – a dystopian vision of an overpopulated world of 7bn people...

  6. April 10, 2014

    UN to send troops to CAR in effort to stem violence

    The UN has taken its most decisive step yet to stop a spiral of sectarian violence in the Central African Republic,...

  7. April 10, 2014

    Sanctions should not meddle with private contracts

    Recent victories and looming threats have heightened the appeal of sanctions. Their triumphant proponents claim credit for...

  8. April 9, 2014

    White House moves to block Iran’s UN ambassador nominee

    The Obama administration said on Tuesday that the nomination of a new Iranian ambassador to the UN who was involved in the...

  9. April 8, 2014

    Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, St Joseph’s Chapel, Hong Kong – review

    Far from the city’s skyscrapers, the Hong Kong New Ensemble launched an ambitious dialogue on Sunday between cultures and...

  10. April 8, 2014

    Sri Lanka’s borrowing costs hit record low

    Sri Lanka’s borrowing costs have dropped to a record low, the latest sign of strong global appetite for frontier market...

  11. April 7, 2014

    Unplanned development is the killer in disasters

    Barcelona is often held up as a model for modern urban development. In the 19th century, Ildefons Cerdà, an engineer, laid...

  12. April 6, 2014

    Rwandan genocide: Lingering legacy

    One of Paul’s first memories is being shot at. “My daddy put me over his shoulders. As we were running a soldier took aim at...

  13. April 3, 2014

    We betrayed Rwanda in its hour of desperation – never again

    Twenty years on, the debate about the Rwandan genocide in which up to a million people lost their lives still reverberates....

  14. April 3, 2014

    CAR peacekeeping efforts dealt blow as Chad pulls out troops

    Chad announced on Thursday that it was withdrawing its 850 soldiers from a 6,000-strong African Union peacekeeping mission...

  15. April 3, 2014

    Energy industry told to face reality of global warming

    The UN’s top climate change official has issued an unusually blunt message to the oil and gas industry that it must...

  16. The World

    April 2, 2014

    Misinformation maligns Syrian uprising

    The aftermath of a barrel bombing by Bashar al-Assad’s government in Aleppo on March 18 (Getty) Earlier this week the...

  17. FT Photo Diary

    April 2, 2014

    Home at the Rohingya refugee camp

    Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters A boy at in a temporary shelter at a Rohingya refugee camp in Myanmar, where the government is...

  18. FT Data

    April 1, 2014

    21st century sanctions: targeted measures on the rise

    by Andrew Jack From trade embargoes to arms blockades, sanctions have long been an extension of conflict by non-military...

  19. March 27, 2014

    UN launches Sri Lanka war crimes investigation

    GENEVA, March 27 – The UN on Thursday launched an inquiry into war crimes allegedly committed by Sri Lankan state forces and...

  20. March 26, 2014

    N Korea fires missiles in defiance of three-way summit

    SEOUL, March 26 – North Korea test-fired two medium-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, South Korea and the US said, a...

  21. March 24, 2014

    UN report flags up 2013 global weather extremes

    From Cairo’s first snowfall in more than a century, to Russia’s warmest December and the widest US tornado ever recorded,...

  22. FT Photo Diary

    March 20, 2014

    Washer women in Islamabad

    Muhammed Muheisen/AP Pakistani women, wash their laundry at a water reservoir, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. The...

  23. March 18, 2014

    Sri Lanka arrests raise fears of authoritarian crackdown

    The arrest of two prominent political activists on terrorism charges has raised concern about creeping authoritarianism in...

  24. March 16, 2014

    Human rights should be on the MBA curriculum

    The role that business plays in society is changing rapidly and yet most of the teaching at business schools, the breeding...

  25. beyondbrics

    March 16, 2014

    The week ahead, March 17-21

    The week ahead in emerging markets: the world will be watching the aftermath of the weekend’s proposed referendum in Crimea....

  26. beyondbrics

    March 14, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Bourses hit by China and Ukraine fears | Asian markets lost momentum amid heightened uncertainty over...

  27. The World

    March 14, 2014

    Ukraine, Syria and global attention-deficit-disorder

    How do we decide what matters in the world? The question is prompted by the coincidence of the crisis in Ukraine and the...

  28. beyondbrics

    March 14, 2014

    London morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Malema bids to turn division into votes | ‘The only thing that has changed is the government of white people...

  29. March 13, 2014

    Fears Myanmar census could stoke tensions

    An internationally funded census in Myanmar threatens to undermine the former military dictatorship’s efforts to end more...

  30. March 12, 2014

    Tall building boom to radically reshape London skyline

    There are an astonishing 236 towers in the pipeline or under construction in London, according to a report released by...

  31. March 12, 2014

    Venture capital interest in remittance groups grows

    The multibillion-dollar market in migrant remittances is poised for greater competition, with two London tech start-ups...

  32. March 11, 2014

    Climate focus drives demand for ‘green’ bonds

    With billions of dollars of investment required to cope with climate change, the market for “green” bonds that finance...

  33. March 10, 2014

    N Korean leader Kim Jong Un elected to assembly by unanimous vote

    Kim Jong Un may have been implicated in crimes against humanity by a recent UN report, but he enjoys 100 per cent support...

  34. March 9, 2014

    Afghan vice-president dies ahead of poll

    KABUL – Afghanistan's vice-president, Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim, died of natural causes on Sunday, only weeks before the...

  35. Business Blog

    March 8, 2014

    Women in Business: International Women’s Day

    The UN theme for International Women’s Day on Saturday is: Equality for women is progress for all. One glance at the FT...

  36. March 7, 2014

    Dealers defend trade in ivory objects

    Antique dealers and museum curators have attacked a proposed US ban on American commercial trade in objects made of elephant...

  37. March 7, 2014

    ‘The Tyranny of Experts’, by William Easterly; ‘The Idealist’, by Nina Munk

    The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor, by William Easterly, Basic Books,...

  38. March 7, 2014

    Voices from Baghdad

    The emails from Baghdad popped up in the middle of my London workday. Friends, one-time drivers and translators, who had...

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