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Addressing his first cabinet meeting, Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says his country will not default on its debts. Alexis Tsipras said he would...

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Greece’s new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has formed a new cabinet with Yanis Varoufakis as finance minister and right-winger Panos Kammenos as defense minister. Yanis...

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Greek elections big winner, the far-left Syriza party, has formed an anti-austerity coalition with a right-wing party, the Independent Greeks. Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras has...

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The euro hit an 11-year low against the dollar as investors digest what Syriza's election victory in Greece means for the eurozone's future. The currency...

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Radical-leftist Syriza party has won a clear victory in Greece's general election. With nearly 70% of the votes counted, Syriza is projected to win 149...

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Greece is voting in a general election which could result in the country trying to renegotiate the terms of its bailout with international lenders. The...

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In a recent interview with The Washington Post, Sarah Palin said that she is “seriously interested” in running for the White House in 2016. When...

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Greece’s left-wing party Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras says an end to "national humiliation" is near, as opinion polls put the party ahead three days...

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Thailand’s ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra has been impeached and banned from politics for five years following legislators vote. The move relates to Yingluck Shinawatra involvement in...

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The European Central Bank (ECB) has unveiled an €1.1 trillion ($1.3 trillion) plan to boost eurozone economy. The ECB will buy bonds worth €60 billion...

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Prince Andrew is set for his first public event since underage s** claims. The Duke of York will host a reception of business people at...

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In his annual State of the Union address to Congress, President Barack Obama has declared an end to the financial crisis and pledged economic...

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Zambia is voting in a presidential election caused by the death of Michael Sata in 2014. The vote is expected to be a close contest...

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President Barack Obama will call for tax increases on the wealthy to help the middle class during his State of the Union address on...

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The US has loosened Cuba travel and trade restrictions starting with January 16, US officials say. Measures include allowing US citizens to use credit cards...

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According to recent reports, Mitt Romney has been reviving his national network of political supporters and donors for a third run at the White...

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Croatian opposition challenger Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has become the country’s first female president, winning by the narrowest of margins. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic secured 50.5% of the vote...

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Sri Lanka’s ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa tried to deploy the army when he realized that he had lost elections, a spokesman for new President Maithripala...

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The House of Representatives has passed the controversial bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The Senate is expected to pass a similar...

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An impeachment hearing against former PM Yingluck Shinawatra has begun in Thailand’s parliament on January 9. Yingluck Shinawatra could be banned from politics for five...

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Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka’s long-time president, has been defeated by Maithripala Sirisena in the presidential election. Official results showed Maithripala Sirisena, a former ally of...

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Sri Lanka has voted in an unexpectedly close election that pits President Mahinda Rajapaksa against one of his former allies. Mahinda Rajapaksa, in office since...

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President Barack Obama has threatened to veto the bill approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline if it passes Congress, the White House has announced. It...

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Brent crude oil price has fallen to $51.12 per barrel, its lowest level since March 2009. It follows yesterday's 6% plunge in prices. The fall appeared...

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Bob McDonnell has been sentenced to two years in jail for public corruption. The 60-year-old ex-Virginia governor was convicted on 11 charges in September 2014,...