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Investors push Fed: Go now, go big

Katy Barnato With markets on tenterhooks ahead of the Federal Reserve‘s next meeting, a raft of investors are confident that it’s now or never for the crucial interest rate hike. Colin Graham, CIO of BNP Paribas Investment Partners’ multi-asset solutions ...

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Education: Insouciance of hope

Irfan Chowdhury On an ordinary school night in year eight, I was trying to memorise a leave-of-absence application in English prewritten by my private tutor. A senior cousin, also educated in my home town, albeit in a private English-medium school, ...

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What Now For Migrants Arrived In Germany?

WT24 Desk German officials have begun processing and registering 8,000 migrants and refugees who have arrived in Munich in the last 24 hours, Sky News reports.  Some 340,000 arrivals have been accepted into Germany during the last 12 months with ...

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What Obama 
Gets Wrong

Bret Stephens Gideon Rose’s intriguing essay on President Barack Obama’s foreign policy raises a vexing question: When does the statute of limitations on blaming President George W. Bush for the record of the current administration finally expire? Rose devotes much ...

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In search of good cops – The Jakarta Post

The centre of gravity is the replacement of Comr. Gen. Budi Waseso as the National Police the chief of the National Police’s Criminal Investigation Corps by Comr. Gen. Anang Iskandar, the current head of National Narcotics Agency (BNN). Based on ...

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What Saudi King wants from Obama meeting

Howard LaFranchi Washington — The first White House visit by a Middle Eastern leader since President Obama secured enough congressional support for the Iran nuclear deal will not be about looking backward, but about US reassurances and commitments going forward. ...

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Drop in the Bucket

James Surowiecki The stock market is not the economy. That’s a simple financial truth, but it’s hard to keep in mind in the midst of a sell-off like the one we saw last Monday, especially with headlines screaming about a ...

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