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Zero Hedge
In Venezuela, "Savage Suffering" Takes Hold Amid Frightening "Food Emergency"Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has been working on some “measures.” “Now
In Venezuela, "Savage Suffering" Takes Hold Amid Frightening "Food Emergency"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has been working on some “measures.” “Now that the economic emergency decree has validity, in the next few days I will activate a series of measures I had been working on,” he said Thursday, in a televised... Read more
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Inquirier.net
In crisis-ridden Venezuela, electricity is also scarceIn this April 10, 2014, file photo, people ride the nearly empty escalators ins
In crisis-ridden Venezuela, electricity is also scarce
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
In this April 10, 2014, file photo, people ride the nearly empty escalators inside Sambil mall, in Caracas, Venezuela. Shopping malls across Venezuela are preparing to dramatically reduce their hours to comply with electricity rationing. The South... Read more
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Breitbart
Venezuela Declares Another Emergency: It Has Run Out of FoodVenezuela’s opposition legislature has declared a “nutritional emergency,” proc
Venezuela Declares Another Emergency: It Has Run Out of Food
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Venezuela’s opposition legislature has declared a “nutritional emergency,” proclaiming that the country simply does not have enough food to feed its population. The move comes after years of socialist rationing and shortages that forced millions to... Read more
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Salon.com
Sanders proudly declaring “Kissinger is not my friend” totally destroys notion that Clinton’s better on foreign policy“I am proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend. I will not take advic
Sanders proudly declaring “Kissinger is not my friend” totally destroys notion that Clinton’s better on foreign policy
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
“I am proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend. I will not take advice from Henry Kissinger,” Bernie Sanders declared in the Milwaukee presidential debate Thursday night. “Where the secretary and I have a very profound difference,” Sanders... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budgetBRUSSELS (AP) - Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its new government's plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit... Read more
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OJornal News
Portugal’s fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno addresses journalists to present hi
Portugal’s fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget
OJornal News / Posted 3 days ago
Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno addresses journalists to present his government's 2016 state budget, at the finance ministry in Lisbon, Friday, Feb. 5 2016. In a tug of war over... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budgetBRUSSELS (AP) � Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) � Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its new government's plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budgetBRUSSELS (AP) - Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 3 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) - Portugal's fellow states in the 19-nation eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its new government's plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit... Read more
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Boston Herald
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budgetBRUSSELS — Portugal's fellow states in the eurozone are keeping a wary eye on i
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
BRUSSELS — Portugal's fellow states in the eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit targets. Though the country has... Read more
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Salon.com
Portugal’s fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budgetBRUSSELS (AP) — Portugal’s fellow states in the eurozone are keeping a wary eye
Portugal’s fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — Portugal’s fellow states in the eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc’s top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit targets. Though the country... Read more
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Daily Herald
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budgetBRUSSELS -- Portugal's fellow states in the eurozone are keeping a wary eye on
Portugal's fellow euro states keep wary eye on its budget
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
BRUSSELS -- Portugal's fellow states in the eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit targets. Though the country has... Read more
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ABC News
Portugal's Fellow Euro States Keep Wary Eye on Its BudgetPortugal's fellow states in the eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its plans to
Portugal's Fellow Euro States Keep Wary Eye on Its Budget
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
Portugal's fellow states in the eurozone are keeping a wary eye on its plans to roll back budget austerity measures, with the bloc's top executive and Germany both warning the country not to miss deficit targets. Though the country has received... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A law to strip dual-citizen terrorists of French nationality moves a step forwardTHE French government has undertaken a raft of counter-terrorism measures since
A law to strip dual-citizen terrorists of French nationality moves a step forward
Namibia Economist / Posted 3 days ago
THE French government has undertaken a raft of counter-terrorism measures since last November’s terrorist attacks in Paris. But one of them has absorbed the country’s political energy and divided its political parties like no other: a proposal to... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship bill - PARIS ( — French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges. The bill presented by Socialist Prime ...The bill, presented by Socialist Prime minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the
French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship bill - PARIS ( — French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges. The bill presented by Socialist Prime ...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 4 days ago
The bill, presented by Socialist Prime minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the Paris attacks last year, passed by 317-199 Wednesday in parliament's lower house, the National Assembly. The measure revealed deep division among the ruling Socialists.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
France's ex-presidents cost taxpayer €6 million per yearSome of the expenses stand to raise eyebrows. For instance, Mr Giscard, 90, th
France's ex-presidents cost taxpayer €6 million per year
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Some of the expenses stand to raise eyebrows. For instance, Mr Giscard, 90, the father of the European constitutional treaty who served from 1974 until 1981, has retained his offices on the upmarket Boulevard Saint-Germain on the Left Bank of Paris... Read more
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Times of Malta
French politicians approve Bill enabling revocation of terrorists' citizenshipFrench politicians have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to
French politicians approve Bill enabling revocation of terrorists' citizenship
Times of Malta / Posted 4 days ago
French politicians have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges. The bill, presented by Prime Minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the Paris attacks last year, passed by... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
French lawmakers OK divisive citizenship billParis - French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possi
French lawmakers OK divisive citizenship bill
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Paris - French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges. The bill, presented by Socialist Prime Minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the Paris attacks last... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Eurozone concerns building again after period of calmFrom left, French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, French Finance Minister Mic
Eurozone concerns building again after period of calm
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
From left, French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, attend a joint media conference during the French German economic summit at the finance ministry in Paris,... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
French politicians approve citizenship bill The bill was presented by Prime Minister Manuel Valls French politicians hav
French politicians approve citizenship bill
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
The bill was presented by Prime Minister Manuel Valls French politicians have approved a divisive bill aimed at making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges. The... Read more
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Ventura County Star
French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship billPARIS (AP) - French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed making it pos
French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship bill
Ventura County Star / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS (AP) - French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges. The bill, presented by Socialist Prime minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the Paris attacks... Read more
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Daily Herald
French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship billPARIS -- French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed making it possibl
French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship bill
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS -- French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges. The bill, presented by Socialist Prime minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the Paris attacks last... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship billPARIS (AP) - French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed making it pos
French lawmakers approve divisive citizenship bill
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
PARIS (AP) - French lawmakers have approved a divisive bill aimed making it possible to revoke the citizenship of people convicted on terrorism charges. The bill, presented by Socialist Prime minister Manuel Valls in the wake of the Paris attacks... Read more
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Daily Herald
Venezuela malls scale back hours as government cuts energyCARACAS, Venezuela -- Shopping malls across Venezuela are preparing to dramatic
Venezuela malls scale back hours as government cuts energy
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
CARACAS, Venezuela -- Shopping malls across Venezuela are preparing to dramatically reduce their hours to comply with a government electricity rationing order. Venezuela's socialist government says that starting Wednesday, more than 100 malls will... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bulgaria nominates head of UNESCO for top UN postSOFIA: Bulgaria has nominated Irina Bokova, a Bulgarian who leads the United Na
Bulgaria nominates head of UNESCO for top UN post
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SOFIA: Bulgaria has nominated Irina Bokova, a Bulgarian who leads the United Nations Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), to run for the position of head of the United Nations. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, a former South... Read more
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DW
Senate in France approves three-month extension to state of emergency |France's upper house of parliament voted 316 to 28 to extend the state of emerg
Senate in France approves three-month extension to state of emergency |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
France's upper house of parliament voted 316 to 28 to extend the state of emergency for the next three months, until late May. It is one of a series of amendments to the constitution that President Hollande's socialist government wants to introduce.... Read more
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Salon.com
“21st-century McCarthyism”: NY bills would make a blacklist of those boycotting Israel over human rights violationsMcCarthyism has re-emerged in U.S. politics, legal organizations warn, and its
“21st-century McCarthyism”: NY bills would make a blacklist of those boycotting Israel over human rights violations
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
McCarthyism has re-emerged in U.S. politics, legal organizations warn, and its new targets are advocates for Palestinian human rights. Two bills pending in the New York state legislature would create an effective blacklist of human rights activists... Read more
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DW
Madrid tries to tear down a dictator's memory | Europe |For the time being, Madrid officials have decided to postpone a controversial p
Madrid tries to tear down a dictator's memory | Europe |
DW / Posted 5 days ago
For the time being, Madrid officials have decided to postpone a controversial plan to remove old monuments, street signs and symbols dedicated to figures connected to the Francisco Franco dictatorship after conservative groups complained that the... Read more
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Orange County Register
French watch U.S. cast of political characters with fascinationPARIS – As miniseries go, the early rounds of the U.S. presidential elections h
French watch U.S. cast of political characters with fascination
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
PARIS – As miniseries go, the early rounds of the U.S. presidential elections have had everything required to capture the attention of the French. From billionaire Donald Trump to conservative Ted Cruz to anti-establishment Bernie Sanders, the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures, Global Stocks Tumble As Europe Bank, Periphery Carnage UnfoldsThe biggest event of the weekend, if not the month, was China's FX reserve outf
Futures, Global Stocks Tumble As Europe Bank, Periphery Carnage Unfolds
Zero Hedge / Posted 6 days ago
The biggest event of the weekend, if not the month, was China's FX reserve outflow update, which at $100BN was slightly better than the $120BN expected (it pushed China's reserves to the lowest in nearly 4 years) but it was in the "no man's land"... Read more
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The Hindu
Spanish grave opened on order of Argentine judge unearths painful pastThe exhumed skeleton of trade unionist Timoteo, who was shot in 1939 in the mon
Spanish grave opened on order of Argentine judge unearths painful past
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
The exhumed skeleton of trade unionist Timoteo, who was shot in 1939 in the months after the Spanish Civil War, revives bitter memories of the Franco era. A 90-year-old Spanish woman wrapped in a fur coat and woollen scarf stood over a deep open... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Spanish grave opened on order of Argentine judge unearths painful pastGUADALAJARA, Spain: A 90-year-old Spanish woman wrapped in a fur coat and wooll
Spanish grave opened on order of Argentine judge unearths painful past
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
GUADALAJARA, Spain: A 90-year-old Spanish woman wrapped in a fur coat and woollen scarf stood over a deep open grave and murmured "my father" to the unearthed skeleton lying at the bottom. Ascension Mendieta's trade unionist father Timoteo was shot... Read more
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The Star
Spanish grave opened on order of Argentine judge unearths painful pastGUADALAJARA, Spain (Reuters) - A 90-year-old Spanish woman wrapped in a fur coa
Spanish grave opened on order of Argentine judge unearths painful past
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
GUADALAJARA, Spain (Reuters) - A 90-year-old Spanish woman wrapped in a fur coat and woollen scarf stood over a deep open grave and murmured "my father" to the unearthed skeleton lying at the bottom. Ascension Mendieta's trade unionist father... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Morgan Stanley: "We Struggle To Remember When Bearish Sentiment Was As Widespread As Today"According to Morgan Stanley's European equity strategist, Graham Secker, we may
Morgan Stanley: "We Struggle To Remember When Bearish Sentiment Was As Widespread As Today"
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
According to Morgan Stanley's European equity strategist, Graham Secker, we may have just hit peak bearishness. However, does that mean that a rebound in risk sentiment is imminent, or is this just the beginning of a multi-decade mean reversion, one... Read more
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The Columbian
Venezuela governs as a republicJay Ambrose wrote in his Jan. 31 column “GOP must rid itself of Trump, Cruz” th
Venezuela governs as a republic
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
Jay Ambrose wrote in his Jan. 31 column “GOP must rid itself of Trump, Cruz” that Venezuela has a socialist government, and it doesn’t work well. Venezuela actually has a federal republic with five branches of government. Executive power is... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Portugal boosts government’s TAP airline stake to 50% Published: 6 February 2016 8:03 PM Portugal's new Socialist government said
Portugal boosts government’s TAP airline stake to 50%
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 6 February 2016 8:03 PM Portugal's new Socialist government said today it had boosted its stake in national airline TAP to 50% from 39% in line with an election pledge of... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Canadian union wrong to cozy up to regressive regimeWhy is a progressive Canadian union cozying up with one of the world’s most reg
Canadian union wrong to cozy up to regressive regime
Calgary Sun / Posted 8 days ago
Why is a progressive Canadian union cozying up with one of the world’s most regressive regimes? Why are they boasting about meeting with officials of a government that Human Rights Watch says has “abused its power to harass, intimidate, and punish”... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Gone Mot: The French Uproar Over Removing Some Circumflex AccentsNew editions of textbooks in France will look a little different. References t
Gone Mot: The French Uproar Over Removing Some Circumflex Accents
KPBS San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
New editions of textbooks in France will look a little different. References to onions? You'll see the word ognon rather than oignon. A tale about a centipede? The many-legged insect will be known as a millepattes, no longer a mille-pattes. And... Read more
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Fortune
Why Venezuela Is in Talks with Deutsche BankVenezuela‘s central bank has begun negotiations with Deutsche Bank AG to carry
Why Venezuela Is in Talks with Deutsche Bank
Fortune / Posted 9 days ago
Venezuela‘s central bank has begun negotiations with Deutsche Bank AG to carry out gold swaps to improve the liquidity of its foreign reserves as it faces heavy debt payments this year, according to two sources familiar with the talks. Low oil... Read more
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The Irish Times
EU accepts Portugal’s 2016 draft budget after tax tweaksThe European Commission approved Portugal’s 2016 draft budget yesterday after t
EU accepts Portugal’s 2016 draft budget after tax tweaks
The Irish Times / Posted 9 days ago
The European Commission approved Portugal’s 2016 draft budget yesterday after the new Socialist government promised to hike indirect taxes to meet EU budget rules while also easing austerity to keep its leftist allies happy. The decision by the... Read more
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EuroNews
EU OK’s Portuguese government’s spending plansPortugal’s new socialist government has seen its first ‘anti-austerity’ budget
EU OK’s Portuguese government’s spending plans
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
Portugal’s new socialist government has seen its first ‘anti-austerity’ budget approved by the European commission. Since 2013, the EU executive has the power to monitor spending by eurozone countries. Portugal’s 2016 budget only got the green... Read more
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OJornal News
Anti-austerity Portuguese government gets EU’s OK for budget German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and the Prime Minister of Portugal, An
Anti-austerity Portuguese government gets EU’s OK for budget
OJornal News / Posted 9 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and the Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa, right, shake hands after a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in... Read more
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ABC News
Anti-Austerity Portuguese Government Gets EU's OK for BudgetIn a tug of war over budgets, the European Commission approved Portugal's so-ca
Anti-Austerity Portuguese Government Gets EU's OK for Budget
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
In a tug of war over budgets, the European Commission approved Portugal's so-called anti-austerity spending plan on Friday, but only after extracting a promise for almost $1 billion in additional cost cuts. Despite a conditional approval, EU... Read more
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Breitbart
Report: 11 Dead of Crippling Nerve Disorder Tied to Zika in VenezuelaMedia outlets in Venezuela are reporting that at least eleven patients nationwi
Report: 11 Dead of Crippling Nerve Disorder Tied to Zika in Venezuela
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
Media outlets in Venezuela are reporting that at least eleven patients nationwide have died of Guillain-Barré syndrome, though the government’s Health Ministry has yet to report any of the cases, and most appear linked to the Zika virus pandemic... Read more
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Reuters
Venezuela central bank in talks with Deutsche Dank on gold swapVenezuela's Central Bank President Nelson Merentes attends to a news conference
Venezuela central bank in talks with Deutsche Dank on gold swap
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
Venezuela's Central Bank President Nelson Merentes attends to a news conference at the headquarters of the Central Bank in Caracas February 8, 2013. CARACAS Venezuela's central bank has begun negotiations with Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) to carry... Read more
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The Manila Times
French parliament to debate post-attacks constitution changesFebruary 5, 2016 7:05 pm PARIS: French lawmakers will on Friday begin debating
French parliament to debate post-attacks constitution changes
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
February 5, 2016 7:05 pm PARIS: French lawmakers will on Friday begin debating proposals to change the constitution to strip dual nationals of their French citizenship in terrorism cases... Read more
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The Economic Times
Cheap oil cuts 2015 French trade deficit to lowest since 2009With oil and other natural resource imports making up about 75 per cent of Fran
Cheap oil cuts 2015 French trade deficit to lowest since 2009
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
With oil and other natural resource imports making up about 75 per cent of France's deficit, the shortfall fell to 45.67 billion euros ($51.13 billion), down from 58.3 billion in 2014. Boosted by a weaker euro, exports grew by 4.3 per cent with... Read more
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Salon.com
In debate, Hillary Clinton boasted that she is supported Henry Kissinger, accused war criminal who oversaw policies that led to millions of deathsHillary Clinton boasted in the fifth Democratic presidential debate Thursday ni
In debate, Hillary Clinton boasted that she is supported Henry Kissinger, accused war criminal who oversaw policies that led to millions of deaths
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
Hillary Clinton boasted in the fifth Democratic presidential debate Thursday night that she is supported by former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, an accused war criminal who oversaw policies that led to the deaths of millions of people. I was... Read more
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Cherokee Tribune
Finding right course for our country is on us - While the presidential preference election has now shifted from Iowa to New Hampshire and the winners of the Iowa caucus are known many Americans are still concerned about America’s future. And those...While the presidential preference election has now shifted from Iowa to New Ham
Finding right course for our country is on us - While the presidential preference election has now shifted from Iowa to New Hampshire and the winners of the Iowa caucus are known many Americans are still concerned about America’s future. And those...
Cherokee Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
While the presidential preference election has now shifted from Iowa to New Hampshire, and the winners of the Iowa caucus are known, many Americans are still concerned about America’s future. And those following this year’s campaigns are not only... Read more
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OJornal News
Portugal eyes tax hikes for banks, cars in annual budget Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonio Costa, center right, chats with Finance Mi
Portugal eyes tax hikes for banks, cars in annual budget
OJornal News / Posted 11 days ago
Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonio Costa, center right, chats with Finance Minister Mario Centeno as they arrive for the debate of the socialist government's program at the parliament in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Portugal eyes tax hikes for banks, cars in annual budgetLISBON, Portugal -- Portugal's government is looking to increase taxes on the c
Portugal eyes tax hikes for banks, cars in annual budget
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal's government is looking to increase taxes on the country's most profitable business sectors as it tries to reconcile the debt-cutting demands of European authorities with its anti-austerity promises to workers and... Read more
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