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Counting the cost of the US government shutdown

The partial closure of the US government has become the country’s longest-ever shutdown. The Federal Reserve says its immediate impact on the economy is negligible, but an extended shutdown could prove a drag.The United States' partial government shutdown entered its twenty-second day on Saturday, beating the 21-day shutdown during the Clinton administration to become the …

Deutsche Welle

World stock markets post worst week of 2015

World stock markets have tumbled on concerns over a slowdown in China. The week ended with reports of more manufacturing gloom in China and investors moving to the safety of bonds and gold. In the US the Standard and Poor’s 500 index saw its biggest daily percentage drop in nearly four years on fears of …

Deutsche Welle

US government and Egypt’s civil society promote consumer rights

Over 300 Egyptians generated recommendations to strengthen the consumer protection law in Egypt at an event in Alexandria sponsored by the US Agency for International Development (USAID).  Organised in coordination with the Egyptian Consumer Protection Agency (CPA) and three civil society groups, this event increased public awareness regarding consumer rights and regulations. “USAID has been …

Daily News Egypt

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