Many African nations are having a serious debt problem, according to studies by several NGOs. To a large extent, they're in the hands of creditors, with private investors raking in most of the interest payments.
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Created in a grassroots effort by local residents, a biodiversity park near India's capital New Delhi serves as a green haven for people and wildlife. Now authorities want to build a six-lane highway across it.
The Economy Ministry has reported a 23 percent downfall in arms exports approvals in 2018, one of the biggest in years. A moratorium on all arms exports to Saudi Arabia was a major factor in the significant decline.
Debt accumulated by US students has never been higher than in 2018, estimates show. Student loans account for the second-biggest pile of debt in the US, only trailing mortgages. Sophie Schimansky reports from New York.
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