1 August 2014 Last updated at 02:41

WTO fails to seal global trade dealContainer port

The World Trade Organization says its 160 members have failed to agree a global customs pact drawn up in meetings in Bali last December.


Worker at a factory in ChinaChina manufacturing growth speeds up

China's factory activity grows at its fastest pace in more than two year in July, the latest in a series of signs that the country's economy may be stabilising.

Protesters holding a mock vulture protest on the outskirts of Buenos Aires on 30  July, 2014.Argentina blames US for debt default

Argentina blames the US for its default, calling the mediator in debt negotiations which ended in failure "incompetent".

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