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according to the food observatory’s Q3 2012 report, poverty levels in egypt are on the rise, with a staggering 86% 
of vulnerable households not being able to currently meet their need (Photo by Hassan Ibrahim/DNE)

Government policies increase poverty, future for the poor seems bleak: expert

Poverty in Egypt will increase throughout the year, as the government did not use the incoming foreign currency to create jobs, according to Aliaa Mamdouh, a former economist at CI Capital Investment Bank. The current economic and social conditions in Egypt are projected to increase the poverty rate in the coming years. The government appears …

Hisham Salah

Erdogan and social media

Erdogan and social media: use and abuse

After using social media to publicly quash the coup, Turkey’s government is cracking down on news sites and purging state institutions again. Here is how censorship works in the country – and how Turks react to it.

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Germany's nuclear

Who pays for Germany’s nuclear phase-out?

Germany’s decision a few years ago to phase out nuclear power was an abrupt move. But it still remains unclear who foots the bill for shutting down the nation’s nuclear plants, as utilities seek damages from the state.

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Germany sticks to balanced budget policy

Germany sticks to balanced budget policy

The German government has said Europe’s powerhouse will not move away from its budgetary policy of zero fresh borrowing, Brexit or not. It’s Berlin’s way of sending a “signal of continuity,” but not everyone is amused.

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tobacco

India’s war on tobacco and industry woes

India’s top court has ruled that tobacco companies must display larger health warnings on cigarette packs, giving a boost to the government’s latest move to reduce smoking and curb tobacco-related illnesses. DW examines.

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Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico bargains after default

Puerto Rico has said it’s hoping to avoid some lawsuits against it after the US territory said it would not be able to pay back its debt. The government warned the money was needed to keep critical services functioning.

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