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Arab Spring: Made in Tunisia, broken in Egypt; Intel to cut thousands of jobs; Regilious conflict up around the world; Asia investors turn to Africa

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Arab Spring and the Lost Gen’s voice; Catholic Church faces Dutch sex abuse charge; India’s do-it-yourself Jhollywood; India rupee an abandoned child

1 The Guardian on the Arab Spring and how a lost generation found its voice. A year to the day since Mohamed Bouazizi’s self-immolation in a sleepy Tunisian town kicked off a year of revolt, the convulsions have spread further … Continue reading

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IMF fears 1930s-like slump; Banks are eurozone’s faultline; Rule of law and Arab Spring; Ugliness in Indian psyche; Holy grail of Higgs hunters

1 The Guardian on the likelihood of a 1930s-like slump. The world risks sliding into a 1930s-style slump unless countries settle their differences and work together to tackle Europe’s deepening debt crisis, the head of the International Monetary Fund has … Continue reading

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Downgrade tremors for financial institutions; Why India needs western supermarkets; Global, not Arab, spring; Indian infatuation with the state; No appetite for reform in India

1 The New York Times on more banks being downgraded. Standard & Poor’s on Tuesday downgraded some of the world’s largest financial institutions, another blow to an industry that continues to struggle three years after the darkest hours of the … Continue reading

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