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  • Why Greeks should dump the euro

    Why Greeks should dump the euro
    By electing left-wing Syriza party leader Alexis Tsipras to be premier, Greeks voted to end the draconian economic measures imposed by Germany and other international lenders. After the dust settles, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will either backpedal...
  • Ukraine says intercepted communications prove Russian-backed rebels attacked city, killed 30

    Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people. The attack on...
  • Anti-migrant group marches in Germany despite scandal

    Anti-migrant group marches in Germany despite scandal
    Thousands of supporters of a far-right German anti-immigrant group marched Sunday for the first time since their leader stepped down in disgrace after posing as Adolf Hitler and making remarks that were widely perceived to be racist. The group,...
  • ECB to pump money into economy through monthly bond purchases to try to revive economy

    Europe's ailing economy will get a major dose of stimulus from the European Central Bank — a bond buying program designed to make loans and exports cheaper so companies can hire and expand. Starting in March, the ECB will buy 60 billion euros'...
  • East Ukraine separatists declare truce over, announce offensive

    MOSCOW A senior separatist leader in eastern Ukraine on Friday declared the five-month old truce over and announced an offensive to secure control of the whole Donetsk region. "There will be no ceasefires anymore," Alexander Zakharchenko, told students...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Concern over Europe's economy dominates Davos; leaders welcome any more stimulus

    The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and...
  • Different housing markets, politics, multiple bond markets all complicate ECB stimulus effort

    Big bang or disappointment? Markets are waiting to see just how much financial firepower the European Central Bank will unleash Thursday, when it is expected to announce large-scale purchases of government bonds with newly printed money to stimulate a...
  • Big German police presence cuts attendance at anti-Islam rally

    LEIPZIG, Germany Thousands of police and opponents from across Germany descended on Leipzig on Wednesday in an effort to block thousands of anti-Islamization protesters from reaching a rally in the city known for beginning the movement that led to the...
  • Germany walks a fine line amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment

    Germany walks a fine line amid rising anti-Muslim sentiment
    Ali began noticing them in the early fall, the men on street corners of his heavily Muslim neighborhood who hoped to "talk about Islam" with him. "It was clear what they really wanted," he said — for him to fight for Islamic State in the Middle...
  • Former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer found guilty of passing secrets to WikiLeaks, avoids prison

    A former private banker found has been found guilty in Switzerland of breaking the country's strict secrecy laws by passing confidential client data to WikiLeaks in 2007. Rudolf Elmer claims he was trying to expose rich tax evaders banking with his...
  • German anti-Islam group vows that it won't be silenced; Copenhagen march to go ahead

    A German group protesting what it calls "the Islamization of the West" vowed Monday that it won't be silenced after its weekly rally was canceled following an alleged terrorist threat against one of its organizers. The planned demonstration in Dresden by...