News April 4, 2013

New York Times Headline: Power Struggle Is Gripping Iran Ahead of June Election

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran only has 3 months left in his presidential term. Surprisingly, he has been using these last few months to change his public image through a series of controversies that many believe are to help gain support for his handpicked successor. 

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New York Times Headline: Japan Initiates Bold Bid to End Years of Tumbling Prices

The new Bank of Japan governor announced changes that would hopefully double money in circulation over the next two years. The bank plans to buy longer term bonds and double its holdings in government bonds to help end the financial downturn of recent years.

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