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Socialist Jeremy Corbyn elected UK opposition Labour leader

Socialist Jeremy Corbyn elected UK opposition Labour leader

🕔17:36, 12.Sep 2015

LONDON: Radical leftwinger Jeremy Corbyn on Saturday won the crown of Britain’s main opposition Labour party in a landslide victory, becoming the nation’s most left-wing political leader for over 30 years.

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Greece votes on financial future, government – and maybe euro

Greece votes on financial future, government – and maybe euro

🕔16:16, 5.Jul 2015

ATHENS: In a historic, rushed referendum on Sunday that looks too close to call, indebted Greece is voting whether to accept worsening austerity or back the government’s rejection, in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.

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Euro falls as Greece rejects bailout talks with troika

Euro falls as Greece rejects bailout talks with troika

🕔14:39, 31.Jan 2015

NEW YORK: The euro retreated against other major currencies Friday as struggling Greece refused to meet with its international creditors and rejected fresh loans, and the eurozone showed weaker inflation.

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Anti-austerity Syriza storms to historic Greek victory

Anti-austerity Syriza storms to historic Greek victory

🕔10:46, 26.Jan 2015

ATHENS: Radical left party Syriza swept to power in Greece on Sunday promising to end years of painful austerity policies, in an election victory that puts the country on a collision course with the EU and international creditors.

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