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Archive for January 2015

Greek election could trigger fresh eurozone crisis

January 25, 2015 - GREECE

A snap general election sees the far-left Syriza party — which wants to renegotiate Greece’s international bailout deal and write off a large part of its debt — holding a slim lead over Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’s liberal-conservative New Democracy.

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“New isolationism” cited as issue for World Economic Forum

January 21, 2015 - SWITZERLAND

Heads of state, executives and economists from 90-plus countries will grapple with “new isolationism” when they meet for the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. WEF founder Klaus Schwab coined the expression in a recent warning about the slow breaking up of the global Internet and a retreat from globalization.

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Strategic previews an asset for aspiring Oscar winners?

January 15, 2015 - UNITED STATES

Nominees for the 87th Academy Awards will be announced Jan 15, 2015. If the pattern holds, two biopics about notable Britons and a film about a woman afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease are in line for gold-plated Oscars.

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