Wealth inequality has grown. Sixty-two of the world's richest people own as much as the poorest half of the global population combined, according to the aid organization Oxfam.
Income inequality can lead to "catastrophes," but there are ways to fight it, according to the World Inequality Report. "Everything depends on the choices that will be made," says renowned economist Thomas Piketty.
The world's eight richest businessmen own as much wealth as half the world's population combined, according to an Oxfam report. Inequality is "more shocking than ever before," the aid group says.
South Africa's deeply divided ruling African National Congress (ANC) is set to vote for a new party leader. The party of freedom icon Nelson Mandela has been embroiled in a bitter battle over who will replace Jacob Zuma.
The G20 summit is attracting a panoply of protests. DW breaks down the main demos on the streets and waters of Hamburg.
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