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The high cost of war is damaging the global economy

From the financial and humanitarian cost of supporting millions of Syrian refugees to the interruption of trade links with China and Russia, political conflict is bad for the world's economy. Here's why

How Ebola damaged the entire African economy

Das Capital: Travel bookings to African nations thousands of kilometres from the outbreak fell by up to 70 per cent, and the nations hardest hit will take decades to rebuild