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An upset victory by Israel's centre-left opposition in Tuesday's election could be a welcome change for a business and corporate sector eager for the "peace dividend".
The electricity supply across South Africa is stable, power utility Eskom says.
Cash-strapped Greece has made a loan repayment to the International Monetary Fund as it embarked on technical discussions with its international lenders.
Women in Germany has earned on average one-fifth less than men during 2014, the Federal Statistics Office announced.
An industry body representing US poultry exporters has rejected two offers made by the SA Poultry Association relating to the tonnage of chicken allowed into the SA market.
It is not true that Eskom chair Zola Tsotsi will be heading an investigation into the affairs of the power utility, says Eskom.
Africa’s top 10 richest people have R768.61bn, which is more than the total owned by the poorest half of people in Africa.
Global luxury brands expanding in China are better off targeting the "high earners, not rich yet" - instead of the ultra-wealthy.
The number of vehicles in Dubai has doubled over the past eight years giving the Gulf emirate more cars per person than New York or London.
The more than fivefold hike in global grain imports over the past half century has stoked fears of over-dependence on international market vagaries, says an expert.
Provincial government employees should honour the late Public Service Minister Collins Chabane through their work, says North West premier Supra Mahumapelo.
We need to campaign for non-motorised transport in cities, says Mandi Smallhorne.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel should present an economic growth plan for Europe, says Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.
South Africans should save electricity and households must begin to shift energy sources to gas and renewable energy, says President Jacob Zuma.
Thousands of people are expected to march in Frankfurt to protest against austerity policies they blame on the European Central Bank.
The European Commission has warned of "catastrophe" if Greece has to abandon the euro and has urged EU governments to show solidarity.
Some top officials in the Reserve Bank of India say they are surprised by Governor Raghuram Rajan's decision to cut rates.
Switzerland's government has shrugged off requests by political parties to lessen the economic impact of the removal of a cap on the value of the Swiss franc.
Tanzania plans an $11bn project to make it the region's biggest port and an engine of Africa's boom.
For a world economy coming to terms with a soaring dollar and a plunge in oil prices, this week will be all about the US Federal Reserve's policy meeting.