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  • 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

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

    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.

  • 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'

    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

    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."

  • View of the Khalifa football stadium on January 6, 2013 in Doha, Qatar.

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry leaves his hotel on the way to mass at the St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria July 12, 2015 where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held. World powers raced to clinch a landmark deal to prevent Iran acquiring a nuclear bomb, with a source close to the marathon talks saying an agreement was '98-percent' completed.

    People close to the talks said experts are reading through the text of an agreement, NBC News reported.

  • Bill Richardson

    "I want to see a good deal rather than any deal," Bill Richardson says about reports that diplomats are about to announce a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • A trader at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday June 29,  2015.

    Bob Pisani lays out what global events should be on your radar for next week.

  • Two Iranian navy warships dock in the Sudanese Red Sea city of Port Sudan.

    An Iran nuclear deal could mean a possible arms race in the Middle East——or improved relations between historic enemies, experts say.

  • Euro will keep going lower against the dollar: strategist

    Robin Griffiths, chief technical strategist of The ECU Group, discusses volatility in asset markets.

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