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Talking about the Fed, Secretary-General of OECD, Angel Gurría, says society must get used to a low interest rate scenario over the medium-long term.
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of OECD, says putting an end to the use of coal can be done without losing competitiveness worldwide, and why Cop21 is a "great opportunity" to address it.
On his visit to the OECD, China's Premier, Li Keqiang, said China's economic "new normal" was 7 percent GDP growth. Secretary-General of OECD, Angel Gurría, tells CNBC that this is good as it's "sustainable without (market) bubbles."
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of OECD, talks to CNBC about applying emissions trading systems in the European Union and whether they should be used.
In OECD's "Life Satisfaction" index, levels of happiness haven't recovered for almost half of its members. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of OECD, says members mustn't underestimate the long recovery and how it's achievable.
Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of OECD, explains why alternative energy doesn't look as wonderful when low oil prices are so attainable to the consumers.
Wildlife poaching is still at large, with animals being slaughtered despite the best efforts of conservationists. However, help may be on hand.
How Noble reports profits on long-term commodity deals has become the center of a fierce battle between the trading house and its critics. The Financial Times reports.
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has joined a Russian billionaire to launch a major new effort to listen for aliens in the search for extraterrestrial life.
A world champion surfer had a close encounter with a shark during a competition in South Africa — and the dramatic ordeal was captured on live TV.
In his first speech since a nuclear agreement was reached, Iran's supreme leader backed the deal without criticizing any of its terms.
South Africa's last Apartheid president, F.W. de Klerk, says the country's current government "looks away too often when corruption takes place."
South Africa's last white president, F.W. de Klerk, says the country's current government creating a "bad image" that is "putting off investors."
Despite tensions, the relationship between Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk, the last white South African president who brokered the end of Apartheid, ended in "real friendship."
F.W. de Klerk, the South African president who helped broker the end of Apartheid, says he was "hurt" and made "cross" by allegations from Nelson Mandela that he either lacked control over the security forces or knew about their violent activities.
Two men won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 for working to end Apartheid, one of whom was the renowned Nelson Mandela. The other, F.W. de Klerk, is the subject of a new documentary called "The Other Man" and speaks with CNBC in a one-hour interview.
The U.S. Senate subcommittee looking into the FIFA corruption scandal has heard about the poor treatment of workers in Qatar, the New York Times reports.
International energy, financial and manufacturing firms all stand to gain from lifted Iranian sanctions.
An American CEO who does business in Iran writes about the myths we need to dispel in order to build a key global business relationship.
After years of talks, Iran and six major powers clinched a historic nuclear deal Tuesday, sending oil prices lower.
An agreement on one of the largest trade agreements ever ended in deadlock, The NYT reports.
Euro zone annual inflation held steady at 0.2 percent in July, far below the European Central Bank's target.
A U.K. withdrawal from the EU could trigger another Scottish independence referendum, said Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland.
U.S. stocks closed lower on the final day of trade for July, as investors digested energy earnings misses and soft data that could delay liftoff.
U.S. Treasury prices rose on Friday, the last trading day in July, after the second-quarter employment cost index missed expectations.
European equities closed higher on Friday after a choppy end to trading in July, as investors eyed key earnings and data from the U.S., and slipping commodity prices.
Anastasia Kastaniotou, a struggling mother of three, stood near the Greek Parliament building on Wednesday and threw up her hands as she contemplated an €11.5 billion austerity package that her country’s government was trying to tie up this week to keep Greece in the euro, the New York Times reports.