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Britain to ban insurance firms from covering ransoms to cut the amount of money IS gets.
Bolivia has passed laws allowing young children to work, raising human rights concerns
Why business people have much to learn from philosophers
Is Germany's determination to balance its budget hurting the Eurozone?
Zambia is Africa's biggest copper producer but not everyone feels they benefit.
Months after Microsoft bought Nokia's phone brand, Nokia has unveiled a tablet computer
Global brands: Must they always adapt to their local market?