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  • EU offers support, but no money, to Greece

    BRUSSELS – European Union leaders faced down markets Thursday with a statement of support for Greece – but offered no detailed bailout for a debt crisis that has plunged the …

  • Workers in Greece strike over cutbacks

    ATHENS, Greece – A strike by civil servants shut schools and grounded flights across Greece on Wednesday, as unions challenged cutbacks aimed at ending a government debt crisis that has …

  • EU’s current Achilles’ heel

    BRUSSELS – Wealthy European nations were moving closer toward swallowing a bitter pill Tuesday: rescuing Greece from its overspending before its debts drag down the euro and stock markets all …

  • China’s growth-slowing actions chill markets

    BEIJING – China, the primary engine leading the global economy out of recession, is starting to put the brakes on its fast-growing economy – and the rest of the world …

  • European leaders pledge finance changes

    BERLIN – European leaders on Sunday pledged to establish global oversight of hedge funds, crack down on tax havens and beef up other rules as part of a reformation of …



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