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Pope Francis condemns child sex abuse and Church cover-ups
August 20, 2018
He addresses the recent US scandal in an unprecedented letter to the world's 1.2bn Roman Catholics.

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Talks with India the way forward, says Pakistan's new foreign minister
August 20, 2018
Dialogue is the only way forward for ties between Pakistan and India, the foreign minister in Islamabad said on Monday, fuelling hopes of a thaw in relations between the arch-foes following Imran Khan's July election victory.
Italy allows docking of ship with migrants, ends standoff with Malta
August 20, 2018
Italy will let its coastguard ship carrying 177 migrants it rescued five days ago dock in Sicily, ending a standoff with Malta, its transport minister said on Monday, though it was not clear when and if the migrants would be allowed to disembark.
U.S. service member killed in Iraq helicopter crash
August 20, 2018
A U.S. service member was killed and several other people were injured when a military helicopter on a mission against Islamic State militants crashed in Iraq late on Sunday, the Pentagon said.
Brazil state asks top court to halt Venezuelan migration
August 20, 2018
The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the country's supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants, increasing pressure on the federal government to resolve a growing regional crisis.
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WORLD • Business
Greece's Bailout Ends, but Austerity and Anger Prevail
August 20, 2018
Athens and the EU hail the end of the bailout as a historic day when Greece recovers its national freedom, but many Greeks find it hard to believe that this truly is the end of an era.
Putin's Unlikely Ally in His Standoff With the West: His Central Banker
August 20, 2018
Elvira Nabiullina has earned an unusual degree of freedom to clean up Russia’s messy banking system and stabilize its economy against volatile markets and looming sanctions. Her skills have won her praise from Vladimir Putin—as well as from abroad.
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Deploying the Profit Motive to Beat Ebola
August 20, 2018
An example of the problem-solving powers of business, from Fortune’s Change the World list.
6 Small Companies With a Big Social Impact
August 20, 2018
Meet the rising stars of Fortune’s annual “Change the World” list.
How Shareholders Win When Companies Change the World
August 20, 2018
Fortune’s annual list shows that you don’t have to choose between making money and doing good.
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WORLD • Markets
Dollar seesaws on Turkey fears ahead of U.S.-China trade talks
August 20, 2018
The dollar reversed gains on Monday as concerns eased about possible contagion effects of Turkey's currency crisis, though growing optimism over upcoming U.S.- China trade talks provided a floor for the greenback
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Dollar seesaws on Turkey fears ahead of U.S.-China trade talks
August 20, 2018
The dollar reversed gains on Monday as concerns eased about possible contagion effects of Turkey's currency crisis, though growing optimism over upcoming U.S.- China trade talks provided a floor for the greenback
US crude rises 52 cents, settling at $66.43, as trade war concerns ease
August 20, 2018
Oil futures rose on Monday after weeks of declines, supported by easing concerns over a potential trade war between the United States and China.
Gold inches higher as trade talks lift China's yuan
August 20, 2018
Gold edged higher on Monday as investors found the metal attractive after prices fell to a 19-month low last week, while a rising dollar weighed on the market ahead of planned U.S.-China trade talks.
Stocks rise, lifting the S&P 500 to less than 1% from record
August 20, 2018
Stocks neared a new record as investors renewed their bets that trade wars and other geopolitical worries wouldn't derail this bull market, which is set to become the longest rally ever this week.
US Treasury yields fall ahead of Fed minutes; future China-US trade talks in focus
August 20, 2018
U.S. government debt prices edged higher on Monday.
Europe ends on a positive note ahead of US-China trade talks; miners rally
August 20, 2018
European stocks finished Monday's session higher, as investors awaited the outcome of trade talks between the world's two largest economies, due later this week.
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WORLD • Economy
Eurozone hails Greece’s exit from bailout as end of crisis
August 20, 2018
Country received €289bn of loans over eight years as economy collapsed

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WORLD • Opinion
A New Model of Human Security
August 20, 2018

Between interventionist excesses and tragic cases of inaction, it is clear that the international community still lacks a reliable doctrine of humanitarian intervention. The problem is that current security models are still based on the traditional concept of state sovereignty, rather than focusing on individual dignity.

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The End of the Greek Bailout
August 20, 2018
This may hurt a bit.
In Alabama, Challenging Hidden Racial Discrimination
August 20, 2018
A federal appeals court has allowed fast-food workers to contest a state law blocking the city of Birmingham from raising its minimum wage.
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