Sri Lanka's new government has initiated a series of reforms to make the country more atttractive to investors. Small and medium-sized companies in particular could profit from the new opportunities.
Higher taxes, lower pensions: Russian citizens are paying for the privilege of hosting the World Cup with harsh cuts to social benefits. A major financial hangover is set to follow the world's biggest sporting event.
Five years after protests and a coup brought then-President Mohammed Morsi to his knees, Egypt is experiencing its sharpest rise in living costs. Is the country on the brink once again? Farid Farid reports from Cairo.
It seemed impossible just a few months ago: reconciliation between Ethiopia and Eritrea after decades of attrition. But peace is here at long last. How did this turnaround, which some are calling historic, come about?
Tens of thousands of Russians have been protesting against a government pension reform proposal that includes raising the retirement age for both men and women. DW's Miodrag Soric reports from Moscow.
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