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Price Hikes in Egypt Bite Hard During Holy Month of Ramadan
Price hikes in Egypt are taking much of the joy out of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month when families traditionally break the dawn-to-dusk fast with lavish feasts
Strait Talk: Will Someone Please Tell Jeb Bush It's Over?
ABC News contributors Matthew Dowd and LZ Granderson break down Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate.
Greece Bailout Deal: What It Means for the Country
After nearly 17 hours of negotiations, Greece and its creditors reached a deal today that keeps the nation in the European Union -- avoiding an unprecedented " Grexit ," while paving the way for a third bailout . But the Greek people are not "out of the woods" yet, economists say. It's not clear
Here Are 5 Things to Know About Greece's Latest Proposals
The Greek people are bracing themselves for tough times ahead, following Greece 's proposal with tax hikes and spending cuts submitted to European creditors on Thursday. Greek Prime Minister Alex Tspiras is asking the nation's 300-member parliament today for "pre-approval" of these measures, which
Greece: A Look at the Major Disagreements Between the Country and European Leaders
Some of Europe's most powerful money leaders said that the ball is in Greece 's court to prevent a nationwide catastrophe. The Eurogroup, comprised of the ministers of the euro area member states, said at the end of their meeting today that they are waiting for a letter from Greece with a new
Apple's First Chinese TV Spot Celebrates the New Year
It's been an explosive few months for Apple since the release of its super-sized iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and now the company's push to expand in China has reached a new milestone. Apple unveiled its first commercial in the country ahead of Chinese New Year on February 19. With a similar
Man Caught Wearing 'iPhone Suit'
The alleged smuggler was apprehended in China with 94 iPhones strapped to his body.
Customs Officials Catch Man Wearing Suit Made of iPhones
Wearables are all the rage in the tech world this year, but this guy took it to the extreme. Chinese officials apprehended a man who tried to smuggle 94 iPhones from Hong Kong into China, according to a report in the state run People's Daily. It turns out it isn't so easy to walk with an iPhone
How Electricity Became a Luxury Good
Germany's agressive and reckless expansion of wind and solar power has come with a hefty pricetag for consumers, and the costs often fall disproportionately on the poor. Government advisors are calling for a completely new start. If you want to do something big, you have to start small. That's
Protests Break Out in Dominican Republic Over Deficit Problems
Imagine thousands of protesters in a hot tropical country, meeting in a park, carrying signs that say, "there's not a lack of money here, there are just too many thieves." Or "tell me who's in jail and then we can talk about raising taxes." Add some lively percussion to the mix, and that's