Global News Journal

Post card from Dubai

April 24, 2009

This is one in a series of post cards by Reuters reporters across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Post card from Russia

April 24, 2009

This is one in a series of post cards from Reuters reporters across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Post card from Ukraine

April 24, 2009

This is one in a series of post cards from Reuters reporters across Europe, Middle East and Africa

Post card from Prague

By Michael Winfrey
April 22, 2009

This is one in a series of post cards from Reuters correspondents across Europe, Middle East and Africa, recounting how the financial crisis is playing out in the capitals where they are based.

Post card from Turkey

April 20, 2009

This is part of a series of post cards from Reuters reporters from across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Post card from Lebanon

April 20, 2009

This is one of a series of post cards by Reuters reporters looking at how the financial crisis is playing out for ordinary people across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Indonesia: To hell and back

April 8, 2009

By Dean Yates

(The author lived in Indonesia from 1992-1995 and 2000-2005, with various assignments in between)

from MacroScope:

Stealing Steinbrueck’s show?

March 13, 2009

Peer Steinbrueck, the front man in Germany's fight against the financial crisis, has a new challenge on his hands: Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg. The young economy minister, in the job for only a month, is already proving to be a thorn in Finance Minister Steinbrueck's side. The telegenic 37-year-old is coming up with policy initiatives that challenge Steinbrueck's plans, and draw media attention away from him.

Location still counts in central and eastern Europe

March 4, 2009

Poles and Czechs, their economies still relatively robust  despite global recession, are up in arms about what they see as international investors’ tendency to tar them with the same brush as their more troubled neighbours such as Hungary, Ukraine and Latvia.