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  • Fed have been 'so transparent': OECD Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Fed have been 'so transparent': OECD

    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.

  • Why governments must rethink coal's role: OECD Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Why governments must rethink coal's role: OECD

    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.

  • Keeping China's economy sustainable: OECD Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Keeping China's economy sustainable: OECD

    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."

  • OECD's Gurría on ETS and flat tax Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    OECD's Gurría on ETS and flat tax

    Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of OECD, talks to CNBC about applying emissions trading systems in the European Union and whether they should be used.

  • How to keep world economy in recovery: OECD Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    How to keep world economy in recovery: OECD

    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.

  • OECD's Gurría on oil price policies Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    OECD's Gurría on oil price policies

    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.

  • Could this tech kill off wildlife poaching? Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 4:48 AM ET

    Wildlife poaching is still at large, with animals being slaughtered despite the best efforts of conservationists. However, help may be on hand.

  • Attacks on Noble accounting take their toll Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 12:47 AM ET
    Richard Elman, chief executive officer of Noble Group.

    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.

  • Searching for ET: Hawking to look for alien life Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | 9:10 AM ET
    Professor Stephen Hawking attends the gala screening of 'Hawking' on the opening night of the Cambridge Film Festival held at Emmanuel College on September 19, 2013 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire.

    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.

  • Champion surfer attacked by shark on live TV Monday, 20 Jul 2015 | 7:16 AM ET
    In this screen grab from footage by the World Surf League, Mick Fanning of Australia being attacked by a Shark at the Jbay Open on July 19, 2015 in Jeffreys Bay, South Africa.

    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.

  • Iran's leader: Like the deal, still hate the US Saturday, 18 Jul 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

    In his first speech since a nuclear agreement was reached, Iran's supreme leader backed the deal without criticizing any of its terms.

  • Zuma government 'looks away' from corruption Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Zuma government 'looks away' from corruption

    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 government has 'bad image' Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    South Africa government has 'bad image'

    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."

  • 'Real friendship' between Mandela, de Klerk Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    'Real friendship' between Mandela, de Klerk

    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."

  • De Klerk 'hurt' by Mandela police allegations Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    De Klerk 'hurt' by Mandela police allegations

    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.

  • 'The Other Man' who helped end Apartheid Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    'The Other Man' who helped end Apartheid

    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.

  • US Senate FIFA inquiry probes Qatar workers' plight Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 12:13 AM ET

    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.

  • The US businesses that win on the Iran deal Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 1:42 PM ET
    A view of a petrochemical complex in Assaluyeh on Iran's Persian Gulf coast.

    International energy, financial and manufacturing firms all stand to gain from lifted Iranian sanctions.

  • Busting 6 big myths about Iran and business: CEO Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 1:25 PM ET
    Secretary of State John Kerry in a negotiation session with Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif over Iran's nuclear program in Lausanne on March 20, 2015, as European Union Political Director Helga Schmid looks on.

    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.

  • Iran and major powers reach historic nuclear deal Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 8:05 AM ET
    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd L) gestures next to High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini (L), Iranian ambassador to IAEA Ali Akbar Salehi (2nd R) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (R) as they pose for a family photo in Vienna, Austria 14 July, 2015.

    After years of talks, Iran and six major powers clinched a historic nuclear deal Tuesday, sending oil prices lower.

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  • Greek Parliament

    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.

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