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Why is Germany bringing Tons of Gold back home?

Germany’s central bank is bringing home gold reserves stored in places like New York and Paris faster than planned. The schedule was set for 2020. The move has the world puzzling as confidence in the euro ebbs even in the heart of the currency bloc after a decade of a …

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“Grexit” becomes central in Germany’s elections campaign

Greece debt crisis has become a central issue in the German elections campaign. Even parties sunk in oblivion in recent years try to win votes by throwing the bait “Grexit” into the open mouths of conservative and neo-liberal electorate. “Greece should leave the euro zone and then be given debt …

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Trump position ‘a catalyst’ for EU-IMF differences on Greece

The position adopted by U.S. President Donald Trump will be key in resolving EU-IMF differences over Greece, top European analyst Daniel Gros told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Wednesday. According to Gros, who is the director of the influential Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) think tank based in …

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Two Turkish families, incl baby, arrested after fled to Greece

Six Turkish nationals were arrested Wednesday after they illegally crossed the border, Greek police said. The two men, three women and a one-year-old boy  were taken into custody by by border guard in the northeastern town of Orestiada. They allegedly crossed the Evros River in plastic boats. Police said a …

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