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17 must-read stories for the weekend

Austerity, resilient robots and other top stories from the last seven days.

Why austerity is the only deal-breaker for Greece

Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis says his government is eager to implement all of the economic reforms that its creditors expect.

How can women climb the leadership ladder?

Women are setting a new standard of modern leadership as gender equality in the workplace makes striking business sense, writes Lindsay Pattison. 


Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Sir Suma Chakrabarti on how to unlock the potential of the Middle East and North Africa. 

Education and Infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa

Gordon Brown on education and infrastructure in the region.

The Geo-strategic Outlook

How are current realignments shaping future geopolitics in the region?

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The Role of Financial Services in Society: Statement in support of macroprudential policies

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The Human Capital Report 2015

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