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Germany’s finance minister: The most dangerous man in Europe?

Angela is losing "patience" with irresponsible lands and leaders to the South, reluctant to bear the required share of their burdens.

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Presidential elections in Cyprus

This election is of significance because it took place in the context of the world crisis of capital. The crisis has hit Cyprus hard is due to the close connections of the nation's banks to the Greek economy.

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Portuguese protest austerity

Hundreds of thousands of workers, students, pensioners, and others marched against the right-wing government of Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho and his enablers.

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Cyprus presidential election moves to second round

Austerity is the key issue facing Cypriot voters as they head to the polls for the second round of the presidential elections.

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Italy's heritage for sale

Some 350 historic buildings in the capital and historic towns across the country are to be sold off.

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Behind London Olympics spectacular sports, a dark side

While the 2012 Summer Olympics bring athletes together in spectacles of sport, the Games will also bring crippling debt,  especially galling given the  latest austerity measures in the UK.

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Spanish miners' protest draws massive support

 Madrid saw a massive show of support for miners who are protesting austerity moves by Spain's  conservative government, which they say will completely destroy their hardscrabble livelihoods.

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At G-20, union leaders make the case for jobs not austerity

Union leaders, including AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, delivered the strong message that "austerity does not work," and only makes things worse for workers, to the G-20 leaders of the industrialized world, meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico.

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Support grows for striking Quebec students

Police repression coupled with draconian measures to limit peaceful protest have failed to stop a student strike in Quebec.

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Greek coalition says anti-austerity left alliance necessary

Dimitris Papadimoulis was re-elected as a deputy for Syriza, the left coalition in Greece, on May 6. He presents his analysis.

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