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Obama and Europe’s meltdown

Things are a little rocky in Europe these days.

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Cyprus feeling the effects of world economic crisis

As is widely known, the present financial crisis, a crisis of the system itself, has hit parts of Europe particularly hard.

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Greek left misses winning by a hair

Greece held a new election to correct the fact that in the last one, voters split their votes in such a way as to make the formation of a governing majority impossible.

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Greek fascist assaults two women on television

A male Greek fascist politician physically assaulted two left-wing women members of parliament during a television show June 8.

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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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Austerity goes down to defeat in Europe

Voters rejected political parties that have pushed for austerity, and voted in lawmakers who campaigned for policies of economic stimulus and growth.

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Huge protests as Greek Parliament votes for austerity

The Greek Parliament early Monday morning approved austerity measures demanded by European bankers and financiers.

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Athens burns after austerity approval

After approving a controversial new bill, which guts minimum wage and public services, Athens erupted in flames as rioters filled the streets with their outrage.

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Greece - and the world - at the crossroads

Socialist Prime Minister George Papandreou of Greece stunned the world with his announcement of a national referendum on new austerity measures.

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Eurozone chiefs rage at Greek PM, global unions demand Robin Hood tax

The Greek people and eurozone leaders both seem to be furious at Greece Prime Minister George Papandreou's referendum announcement.

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