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Former Malaysian PM Najib to face fresh charges | Money Talks

The man who once led Malaysia has been charged with new corruption allegations. It is the second time former prime minister Najib Razak has been...

Goldman Sachs says it's buying Turkish debt | Money Talks

The Turkish lira is undervalued. But banks still need the government's help to deal with rising bad loans, says Mark Walker, the senior managing...

High global demand for Chios mastic | Money Talks

For centuries, farmers on one Greek island have made a living cultivating a rare and precious crop. Mastic trees grown only on the southern tip of...

Danske Bank CEO Thomas Borgen steps down | Money Talks

Denmark's largest bank has been rocked by allegations of financial misdeeds. The CEO of Danske Bank has resigned, after its Estonian branch was...

Rethinking Israel

Some say it is the only democracy in the Middle East, but others describe it as a racist apartheid regime. We asked five Israeli Jews what they...

NewsFeed - Cocaine in Colombia and the failed War on Drugs

Billions have been spent trying to stop Colombians producing cocaine but the UN says the amount of the drug Colombia is producing has increased in...

US removes PYD/YPG from annual terrorism report

The US has removed the PYD/YPG from its 2017 Country Reports on Terrorism, despite the group’s affiliation with the terrorist group, the PKK which...

Hezbollah leader says "no one can make us leave Syria"

The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah said on Wednesday that his group will keep its forces in Syria as long as necessary. #Syria...

Indian sewer cleaner's death causes outrage

Manual scavengers, workers who clean sewers by hand, continue to die in India due to unsafe working conditions despite a 2013 ban. #India #Scavenge...

Turkey's Economy: Finance minister unveils new economic plan

Albayrak says the new plan will reign in high inflation and drop the current account deficit to 2.6 percent by 2021. While the government expects...

Istanbul Teknofest: More than 2,000 competitors have gathered

Turkey's first aerospace and technology festival Teknofest has kicked off at Istanbul's New Aiport. Competitors from more than 25 countries have...

Endangered Frog: Plan to save the Pickersgill's Reed frog

Conservationists in South Africa are racing to save a critically endangered frog. Increased human activity in the region is destroying its habitat....

Korea Summit: US top diplomat welcomes N Korea commitments

The US Secretary of State says Washington is ready to engage in talks with North Korea immediately. Mike Pompeo had made the announcement after a...

Whistling Village: Indian village where people's names are songs

Residents of Kongthong village in northeast India each have a name in the form of a song. It's a tradition the Khasi people who live there and say...