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The Economist
Western leaders get into deep water when they try to discern Islam's essentials
Samsung is at a point in its 76-year history at which much has to change
Eastern regions of Ukraine fear the Donbas will become an ungoverned haven for raiding bandits
A new donor-matching algorithm could double the number of possible lung transplants in America
At $905 billion, car loans in America make up a tenth of total mortgage debt
Two new books search for the murky truth in a story of oil, fraud and a $19 billion award for damages
An amount of arsenic the size of a pea is enough to kill. The Giant Mine in Canada has 237,000 tonnes of the stuff
Pawel Pawlikowski spoke to The Economist about his reasons for making the film "Ida"
Pachinko, described as "cut-price Zen", is under threat from video games and legal casinos
Comparing protests. Today's #Dailychart looks at the sizes of recent street demonstrations
Mark Reckless has announced that he is defecting to UKIP. His Tory colleagues are incandescent
The three reasons why Bill Gross, dubbed the "Bond King", abruptly left PIMCO, the firm he founded back in 1971
The protests in Hong Kong mark one of the most difficult tests of Chinese rule since Tiananmen
Why does ISIS (also known as IS, ISIL, SIC and Da'ish) have so many names?
General Motors is hoping to boost its profits by expanding Cadillac's luxury car range
Setting goals has helped spur a dramatic fall in infant mortality
Of all the dark days that Tesco has seen recently, September 22nd was the blackest
The modest policies of India's new government will not bring back 9% growth
After a phenomenal rebound in 2010, trade growth slowed to 2.3% in 2012 and 2.2% in 2013. So what is going on?
The Arab Bank, which is based in Jordan, has been found guilty of knowingly providing assistance to Hamas
Devolution and nationalism: Scotland's independence referendum has opened cracks in the UK
A dramatic recent "discovery" in physics is looking dodgy because of some interstellar dust
Foreign friends with benefits: a study suggests government spending decreases with diversity
A more hopeful chapter in Afghanistan's turbulent recent history may be about to open
Blood, sweat and tears: a string of egregious abuses has fuelled fresh calls to reform South Korea's army
How peanuts are cooked may help explain why they are allergenic
The new Economist Quiz is now available via our website:
South Korea's finance minister is trying to get firms to spend more on wages and dividends
In their new book, "How Google Works", Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg share some of the firm's business methods
The braai (Afrikaans for barbecue) is at the centre of controversy over a South African bank holiday
This week on Economist Radio our correspondents discuss how Brazil's presidential election was turned upside-down
A row has broken out over the final resting-place of Lonesome George, the world's most feted tortoise
Bulgaria has changed governments four times in the last 18 months. On October 5th they will vote for another one
Changes that will bring scientific discovery more freely into the public domain are happening. About time too
In the time of restaurant reviews on Yelp and TripAdvisor, the Michelin guide can feel something of an anachronism
Sunday politics: our three minute summary of the world's political news this week
Big banks' prayers for a halt to new regulation have fallen on deaf ears
Scotland's No to independence disappointed separatists everywhere. But it has stoked their desire to vote
Mexico is the second-largest market for American exports, supporting an estimated 6m jobs in America
A row over Lonesome George's remains reminds us of his feted life
If a robot murders a man, would it need a lawyer?
Africa's remaining separatists wonder why they shouldn't have the chance to leave peacefully
Lighting a dark continent: the power shortages that have been holding Africa back are easing
SheTaxis, a new car service, lets female passengers insist on female drivers, and vice versa
Voters give Barack Obama little credit for America getting richer because, by and large, they haven't felt it
The fight against Islamic State will help define America's role in the world
Booze, bonks, bodies: the various James Bonds differed more than you might think #econarchive
With days to go before the first round of Brazil's election, the race is too close to call
Obituary: William Oliver, champion of the world's wild pigs, died on September 10th, aged 67