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Greece intends to start discussions with its creditors on debt rescheduling in order to make the country's massive debt sustainable, at the same time as working on reform measures that need to be cemented by April, the finance minister said Saturday....
From: Fox News | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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IMEMC reports: "The British rights organization Oxfam stated that the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip may take more than 100 years, at the current rate, to complete essential building of homes, schools and health facilities in Gaza unless the Israeli...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Europe’s indispensable nation, at the center of crises over Ukraine and Greece and often uncomfortable with leadership, has had a rocky month....
From: New York Times | By: STEVEN ERLANGER | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Greek police say they have arrested two people allegedly belonging to armed anarchist group Conspiracy Nuclei of Fire.
From: Fox News | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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A deal with the EU buys time. But is another crisis around the corner?
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Michael G. Jacobides | Friday, February 27, 2015
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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- To spur a little growth, some of the world's biggest food companies should step outside of their fancy R&D labs and head downstairs to the archive room. The list of discontinued products from major food companies is almost...
From: TheStreet | By: Brian Sozzi | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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**Franklin Delano Roosevelt**: [Address to Congress on Yalta (March 1, 1945)—Miller Center](http://millercenter.org/president/fdroosevelt/speeches/speech-3338): >I hope that you will pardon me for this unusual posture of sitting down during the...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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At Business Insider (an app I read every day) I found this great and interesting take on the events in Greece. Basically the article says that 1. The Greeks don’t pay taxes (tax evasion is chronically high) 2. The Greeks don’t keep their money within...
From: Chicago Boyz | By: Carl from Chicago | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble said Sunday Greece's new hard-left government needs "a bit of time" but is committed to implementing necessary reforms to resolve its debt crisis.
From: The Local Germany | By: TheLocal | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Greece's prime minister says the country won't seek a third bailout deal, having succeeded in separating the loan agreement from the "disastrous" austerity conditions imposed with the willing cooperation of previous governments....
From: Fox News | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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LONDON (Reuters) - The latest episode of Greece's debt crisis has revived doubts about the long-term survival of the euro, nowhere more so than in London, Europe's main financial center and a hotbed of Euroskepticism....
From: Reuters | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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The latest episode of Greece's debt crisis has revived doubts about the long-term survival of the euro, nowhere more so than in London, Europe's main financial center and a hotbed of Euroskepticism.
From: Channel News Asia | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Athens suggested in the past week it might default on some IMF debt it owes in March, which would make it the first advanced economy in the institution’s seven-decade history to fall into protracted arrears with the fund....
From: Wall Street Journal | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Berlin (AFP) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Sunday Greece's new hard-left government needs "a bit of time" but is committed to implementing necessary reforms to resolve its debt crisis."The new Greek government has strong public support,"...
From: Business Insider | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Greece will prioritize debt repayments to the International Monetary Fund, some of which come due in March, but repayments to the European Central Bank are "in a different league" and will need discussion with Greece's creditors, the country's finance...
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: ELENA BECATOROS Associated Press | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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The head of one of the biggest companies in the country says that Ireland should get a new deal on its debt if Greece gets any sort of renegotiated arrangement from the EU.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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Like most Americans involved in politics, we focus most of our time and energy on matters within our own borders. That’s as it should be, if we are to change the direction that our country is headed. But it would be political malpractice not to spend...
From: In These Times | By: Dan Cantor and Ted Fertik | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Josh Elliott , the former “Good Morning America” news anchor who bolted for NBC Sports 11 months ago, is hosting his first series for “Dateline.”  “Escape,” a 3-part series kicking off Sunday at 9pmET, shares first-person accounts of real...
From: Media Bistro | By: Brian Flood | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Now that Alexis Tsipras' socialist bug has splattered against Angela Merkel's reality windshield, it is timely to look at what the U.S. and Greece have in common. No, it's not "unsustainable deficits and debt." It's the imperative of economic growth....
From: Real Clear Markets | By: Louis Woodhill | Sunday, March 1, 2015
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On Friday, the German Bundestag Backed the Greek Bailout Extension. Ahead of the vote, many commented that Greece collapsed. It's not all that simple as I have explained.The likely explanation for the alleged collapse of Syriza is Greece did not have...
From: Global Economic Trend Analysis | By: Mike Mish Shedlock | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Approval ratings for radical left party soar despite U-turns forced in debt talks and collapse of tax collection, but the people still expect the government to deliverAlexis Tsipras’ left-led government may be the bane of Europe’s political establishment,...
From: The Guardian | By: Helena Smith in Athens | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Bryan Caplan offers conventional views on a wide range of issues. Instead of offering my own, I'll comment on his: 1. Most academics are out of touch with the real world and have little useful to say about it. The...
From: Econlog | By: Scott Sumner | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Former Chancellor says deviating from Conservative plans to slash public spending will be disastrous for UK, as he warns against repeating the "folly" of Gordon Brown...
From: Telegraph | By: Szu Ping Chan | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister says the government intends to start discussions with creditors on debt rescheduling in order to make the country's massive debt sustainable, at the same time as working on reform measures that need to...
From: U.S. News and World Report | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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VPN services have become an important tool to counter the growing threat of Internet surveillance, but unfortunately not all VPNs are as anonymous as one might hope. In fact, some VPN services log users' IP-addresses and other private info for months....
From: TorrentFreak | By: Ernesto | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer fills his blog on RealMoney every day with his up-to-the-minute reactions to what's happening in the market and his legendary ahead-of-the-crowd ideas. This week he blogged on: How imperfect stock markets are, and...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Finance Minister: Greece to seek talks on debt rescheduling while working on reforms.Read more on NewsOK.com...
From: NewsOK | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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So, I'm trying to sound smarter than the people to whom I'm pontificating about no-till gardening, and I'd like to include a pronunciation of "mycorrhizae" (which is, of course the plural of mycorrhiza: my-co-RY-zuh) that's, like, correct. my-co-RY-zay?...
From: English Stack Exchange | By: user112164 | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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March 01, 2015 1:11 AMGold makes a tempting hedge in troubled times. With uncertainty over Greek debt, turmoil in Ukraine and rising volatility in equity markets, it is little wonder that investors are again asking whether to add to their holdings of...
From: Straits Times | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Greece intends to start discussions with its creditors on debt rescheduling in order to make the country's massive debt sustainable, at the same time as working on reform measures that need to be cemented by April, the finance minister said Saturday.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Finance Minister: Greece to seek talks on debt rescheduling while working on reforms.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Greece called into question on Saturday a major debt repayment it must make to the European Central Bank this summer, after acknowledging it faces problems in meeting its obligations to international creditors. There is more here, most of all showing...
From: Marginal Revolution | By: Tyler Cowen | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Whether you overindulged last night or just need an extra push in the right direction, this one-day plan will help get you on your healthy way! Morning Upon waking: The benefits of lemon juice are plenty, so start your day off on the right note by drinking...
From: FitSugar | By: Michele-Foley | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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**The continued willingness of right-wing economists** to declare their allegiance to the inflation cult continues to amaze: Morning Must-Read: Paul Krugman**: [The Regrettable Man](http://equitablegrowth.org/?p=9531): "CNN: 'Lonegan also said Friday......
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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ATHENS: Greece called into question on Saturday a major debt repayment it must make to the European Central Bank this summer, after acknowledging it faces problems in meeting its obligations to international creditors
From: The Star Malaysia | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece called into question on Saturday a major debt repayment it must make to the European Central Bank this summer, after acknowledging it faces problems in meeting its obligations to international creditors....
From: Reuters | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Greece called into question on Saturday a major debt repayment it must make to the European Central Bank this summer, after acknowledging it faces problems in meeting its obligations to international creditors.
From: Channel News Asia | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The new government's debt deal isn't everything the left wanted -- but don't let that obscure key achievements...
From: Salon.com | Friday, February 27, 2015
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My neighbors are having a baby soon, and I'd like ideas for something useful to give them that won't end up just taking up space in a small apartment. I'll probably be ordering from Amazon UK or eBay UK. We're casual friendly but not close, so offering...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: taz | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Many of the brightest minds in Greece are leaving the country for opportunities abroad. That will only make it harder for the economy to ever recover. The post Greece: No country for young people appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Katherine Dunn | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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BERLIN (AP) - Germany's Parliament has given its overwhelming approval to the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout, despite unease over the new government in Athens. Lawmakers voted 542-32 on Friday to back the bailout extension. There...
From: TheStreet | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Greece is running out of options to fund itself despite a four-month bailout extension, raising pressure on Athens to quickly implement reforms it has vocally opposed or default on debt repayments in a matter of weeks....
From: Irish Examiner | By: IrishExaminer.com | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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This isn't another story about that dress, or at least, not really. It's about the way that humans see the world, and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there. Until...
From: Business Insider | By: Kevin Loria | Friday, February 27, 2015
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BRUSSELS/ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece is running out of options to fund itself despite a four-month bailout extension, raising pressure on Athens to quickly implement reforms it has vocally opposed or default on debt repayments in a matter of weeks....
From: Reuters | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The Syriza government has not shown publicly that it views exiting the Euro as a real option, leaving it at a dead end, captive to the whims of Germany. (Photo: Christos Siarris / Shutterstock.com) In the latest agreement with the Eurogroup, in which...
From: Truthout | Friday, February 27, 2015
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How well did Greece do?: What Greece Won, by Paul Krugman, Commentary, NY Times: Last week, after much drama, the new Greek government reached a deal with its creditors. ... So how did it go? Well, if you were to...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Forget doing another set of crunches at the gym. Tomorrow morning, sip on this deliciously sweet smoothie packed with ingredients that fight belly fat and reduce bloating - all for under 300 calories. The Greek yogurt in the recipe provides a good amount...
From: FitSugar | By: Jenny-Sugar | Friday, February 27, 2015
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Friday, Feb. 27: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were sinking Friday as investors awaited an influx of data on U.S. GDP, manufacturing and consumer sentiment. European stocks were mixed as a German...
From: TheStreet | By: Nora Morrison | Friday, February 27, 2015
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by liberal japonicus It would be hard to overestimate my lack of understanding of economics. So when I read an article like this, I'm totally baffled. Some graphs from the article Takatoshi Ito, an economist at Columbia’s School of International...
From: Obsidian Wings | By: liberal japonicus | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Despite a lot of heady talk in Athens of "victory" in the battle against continued austerity imposed by external forces, Greece has no option but to knuckle down and do as it's told.
From: China.org.cn | By: By Sumantra Maitra | Monday, March 2, 2015
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