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#Varoufexit: Greece's Finance Minister Bows Out

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What now? Uncertainty for Greece and for Europe - part 1

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What now? Uncertainty for Greece and for Europe - part 2

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One year after Gaza war, residents still struggling to survive

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Libya in search of unity

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Tina Arena: Love, loss and la langue française

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History’s worst tragedies: Would you have resisted?

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Lithuanian president: 'Greek govt is not willing to take responsibility'

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Violence and chaos await migrants in Libya

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BUSINESS DAILY

Latest update : 2014-07-25

The Tour de France, a PR machine

In today’s business news, we see how sponsors use the Tour de France’s publicity caravan to market themselves to the millions watching the cycling event. Also: tax patriotism in the US, unlocking Motorola phones, Amazon shares, and a massive fine for French bank BNP Paribas.

By Delano D’SOUZA

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2015-07-06 eurozone

'Greece will get a worse deal now than before the referendum'

Greece's task in negotiating a new deal on its debt will be more difficult now than before the referendum, according to Megan Greene, chief economist at Manulife Asset...

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2015-07-03 Greece

Europe's Final Countdown: 48 hours before Greek referendum

The International Monetary Fund has published revised figures for the Greek economy and even called for European creditors to restructure Greece's massive debt burden. That's a...

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2015-07-02 France

Cold, hard cash being made from France's heatwave

Companies that make cooling systems and water sprays are among those who are cashing in on the heatwave in France. Temperatures in Paris reached almost 40 degrees on Wednesday....

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2015-07-01 eurozone

Video: After default, what next for Greece?

After Greece missed its payment to the IMF of €1.6 billion on Tuesday night, we focus on what lies ahead for Athens and its international lenders. We also look at how the elderly...

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2015-06-25 France

French taxi strike over UberPOP causes traffic chaos

French taxi drivers are causing traffic chaos around Paris as they demonstrate over the rise of services like UberPOP. We take a look at the challenges that Uber has faced around...

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