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State Department Not Alarmed by Shutdown of Money Flow to Somalia

State Department spokeswoman downplays role of remittances in Somali economy.

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Greece’s Dynamic Duo Takes on the Troika

They’re exciting, energetic, and have charisma like Europe hasn’t seen in years. That may not be enough.

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U.N. Envoy to Somalia Warns Against Cutting Off Remittances

Money sent home by family members abroad is the “lifeblood” of the African country’s economy, but it’s getting harder to get the money over there.

Argument

The Other Front in Ukraine’s War for Survival

Ukraine needs a win in its negotiations with foreign investors just as much as victory on the battlefield.

Report

Ukraine Fights Second Enemy: Corruption

Kiev moves ahead with tax reforms even as war rages in the east.

Report

Bank Crackdown Threatens Remittances to Somalia

California bank that handles the majority of money transfers from the United States to Somalia terminates accounts.

Report

Political Risk Analysts See Ukraine as a Risky Bet Over the Next 10 Years

Consultants predict how much investors could lose to political turmoil around the world.

Dispatch

Greece’s Hope and Change Moment

The charismatic, far-left Alexis Tsipras is poised to take back parliament and stick it to the Germans. And Greeks are loving it.

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Egypt to Investors: Autocratic Government Means We’re Safe for Business

Egypt hopes to jump-start its economy by attracting foreign investors and is touting itself as a stable destination for foreign capital.

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