What’s wrong with functional finance?

Paul Krugman explains why he is not a full believer in Abba Lerner’s 'functional finance' doctrine

Myanmar Army chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing. Reuters

Myanmar army chief denies persecution

Min Aung Hlaing casts doubt on Rohingyas’ accounts of abuses by his force

Many women uncertain of motherhood

A new data reveals that as many as one-fifth of women who become pregnant aren’t sure whether they want a baby

A man carries flowers in the rain in the flower district on Valentine's Day in Los Angeles, California, US, Feb 14, 2019. REUTERS

Monster mudslides as storm punishes California

Motorists swam, residents were pulled out of homes sliding downhill in the wettest winter storm of the year

Mexican actor Yalitza Aparicio, who is nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress for

Actor apologises for racial slur against ‘Roma’ actress

Criticism sparked from a video in which actor Goyri can be heard criticising the Oscar for nominating "a fucking Indian who says, 'Yes, ma'am, no, ma'am.'"

An undated photo of the atrium of a house with a fresco portraying the mythological hunter Narcissus, right, in Pompeii, near Naples, Italy. The New York Times

Fresco of mythical narcissus found in Pompeii

This fresco, probably dated to the last years of the colony, depicting a story: The hunter who fell in love with his reflection in a pool

FILE PHOTO: 3D printed Apple logo are seen in front of a displayed cyber code in this illustration taken on Feb 26, 2016. REUTERS

Pirates putting hacked apps on iPhones

They hijacked tech from Apple to distribute hacked versions of Spotify, Angry Birds, Pokemon Go, Minecraft and more

A young survivor of the February 2017 fire at a youth shelter rests at her home near Guatemala City on Oct 30, 2018. She has burns over 95 percent of her body and hardly goes outside anymore to avoid the stares and teasing from other children. The New York Times

A locked door, fire and death of 41 girls

It was the culmination of a long history of abuse at a government-run home in Guatemala

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Turag filling: 2 real estate officials arrested

They are charged with illegally filling the river

An aerial photo of police and emergency vehicles parked in a lot adjacent to a warehouse at the scene of a mass shooting involving multiply casualties in Aurora, Illinois, US, Feb 15, 2019. Bev Horne/Daily Herald/via REUTERS

Five killed in US shooting

Gunman wounded five police officers before he was slain at a manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois

Mexican actor Yalitza Aparicio, who is nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress for

Actor apologises for racial slur against ‘Roma’ actress

Criticism sparked from a video in which actor Goyri can be heard criticising the Oscar for nominating "a fucking Indian who says, 'Yes, ma'am, no, ma'am.'"