Sunday, February 25, 2024


Failing to brand the financial sector

A bank with an old-fashioned leader creates an out-of-date image in the mind of the customer.

Humanistanbul: World Humanitarian Summit

eyond Syria, whether in the Middle East, Asia, Africa or elsewhere, humanitarian crises are transcending borders. Today, 125 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance around the globe.

Unsustainable development goals?

In a challenging global economic and geopolitical environment, achieving the just-launched Sustainable Development Goals will be possible only if the world makes the most of every multilateral development dollar.
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Why does the West hate North Korea?

New sanctions, and once again, new US-ROK military exercises right next door; new intimidations and new insults. For no other reason than because the country that never attacked anyone, is still determined to defend itself against appalling military, economic and propaganda provocations.

Winning the war against TB

From 2000 to 2014, better diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis saved some 43 million lives.

The state of the US

Modern media tend to make things worse. Ours is an age of “narrowcasting,” not broadcasting. People increasingly tune in to cable channels or websites that reinforce their views and ideologies. Little of this is reassuring.
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Do we have time to relax on risk management?

If the guidelines set by the regulatory body are disregarded, financial institutions will come up with fictitious reports at the expense of shareholders, argues Assegid Gebremedhin.

How autopsies can save children’s lives

In the regions with the highest child mortality rates, we know that infectious diseases cause the most deaths, but we do not know which ones.

A quantum of happiness

There have been a number of initiatives in recent years to move beyond GDP in measuring countries’ success in governance and development.
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The right targets for global health investment

Panic about viruses like Zika, Ebola, SARS, and Avian Flu has spread far more rapidly than the diseases.
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Recent Politics

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