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The country is in recession, but with banks loath to lend and bankruptcies on the rise the president has few options
A bitter dispute has provoked the departure of chief executive and a star fund manager
Amid calls to make university tuition free, one city’s training model is boosting the jobs market
With its 737 Max model grounded, the manufacturer is under intense pressure to find out what went wrong
Militant groups see border dispute as an ‘opportunity’, say security officials
Draghi was bold in rescuing the eurozone, but will successor have firepower to fight a slowdown?
A former employee’s evidence suggests the bank frustrated a police investigation into large-scale fraud
A prime minister who appealed to the urban middle class must now confront discontent among farmers
Amid escalating debt and widespread blackouts, state power company Eskom could lose its century-old monopoly
Scientists are hopeful for a breakthrough but there has been spectacular progress made in the treatment of Aids
Chinese demand for amber has led to soaring prices but also dangerous mining from the seabed
Encircled by Assad, the fate of last opposition stronghold lies with Moscow and Ankara
The end of the special counsel’s probe will lead to a fierce fight about what is made public
Rumoured for a decade, the move to combine Germany’s two largest banks now has political backing
Can one of the world’s most profitable football clubs keep growing if it no longer wins the biggest competitions?
Narendra Modi is under pressure to act over terror groups in Pakistan but may need to engage with his counterpart, Imran Khan
The crown prince is leaning on the private sector to recruit local workers, but some businesses are paying a heavy price
Consumption now accounts for over half China’s economy, but spending is decreasing
With Donald Trump making it harder to gain visas to the US, its neighbour is benefiting from a ‘brain gain’
Alden’s $1.4bn bid to buy Gannett has revived questions over the role of hedge funds in a sector that has lost thousands of jobs
The EU-Arab summit opens amid concern that Brussels is legitimising authoritarian regimes for political ends
Honda’s planned plant closure in the UK reflects not just Brexit but a wider set of pressures forcing the industry to change gear
New leader has freed political prisoners and plans economic opening. But will liberalisation spin out of control?
Despite the conviction of its most important boss, Joaquín Guzmán, the narcotics trade is booming
With revenues flat and shares falling, the food group is cooking up fresh plans