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Fresh insolvency rules are designed to redraft the rules of capitalism but are becoming bogged down in legal challenges
Facing a currency crisis and a re-election bid, the president finally allowed interest rates to rise. But investors fear he is micromanaging the economy
Competition for natural resources, research and tourism is putting pressure on the cold war-era treaty that guarantees order on the continent
New government must overcome scepticism to fulfil promises to curb corruption and introduce populist policies
Corruption and the country’s worst recession has devastated mainstream parties
As it prepares for midterms, the party faces a schism between its establishment and its left flank
The EU’s rules for data privacy were once derided as restrictive, but after the Facebook scandal Brussels hopes they will help bring big tech to heel
With dozens dead in the worst clashes for years, regional powers are trying to halt the violence between Israel and the Palestinian enclave
Years late and billions over budget the first European Pressurised Reactor is set to become operational. Its success is critical for France
Boycotted by some of its neighbours, the Gulf state is spending $200bn on infrastructure and opening new trade routes. But is it sustainable?
Once an ultra-nationalist, the president now sees EU membership as a catalyst for reform
Prison sentence for Wu Xiaohui is a cautionary tale about Beijing’s control of business
China’s digital protectionism is as great a threat as barriers it puts up for physical goods
The decision to pull out of the Iran deal is the latest example of the administration’s aggressive unilateralism
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a plan to extend national health insurance to roughly half a billion of his country's poorest citizens. But critics say the plan will overwhelm the healthcare system and drive costs out of control.
A new generation faces waning influence in Beijing and rising anger over inequality
Fixed income is being dragged into the 21st century with a shift towards electronic trading on exchanges
With the health system floundering, the government plans a national insurance scheme
Record numbers of bankruptcies and store closures have devastated the retail sector. So why is the beauty market thriving?
Two hundred years after the birth of Karl Marx, his ideas are taking a bigger role in the economy and society under Xi Jinping
Massaging the president’s ego does not guarantee results and can cause a backlash at home
The contest to dominate one of this century’s most important technologies