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President Trump announces US will withdraw from Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Suddenly planet Earth got a little warmer. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement Paris Accord to fight climate change, spurning pleas from U.S. allies and corporate leaders in an action that fulfilled a major campaign pledge. “We’re getting …

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Schaeuble attacks Tsipras and IMF in an outstanding performance on “Goldfish memory”

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble delivered an outstanding performance of how Goldfish Memory works. It is known that a goldfish can remember something for just 9 seconds. And so does the German Finance Minister. Speaking at a high-level forum on Finances in Berlin, Schaeuble lashed out at Greek Prime Minister …

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The mysterious ‘Covfefe’ world of real Donald Trump

On the historical day, May 31 2017, At 12:06 a.m. ET, the President of the United States Donald Trump tweeted covfefe his 32 million Followers on Twitter: “Despite the constant negative press covfefe” Τhe tweet was posted at 12:06 a.m. ET. By 6 a.m. that tweet had been deleted. Too …

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Mercy Corps suspends two employees over alleged migrant abuse and corruption

US-based international aid agency Mercy Corps suspended two employees until an investigation conducted by Greek authorities concludes. The investigation follows claims that workers at the NGO had sexually harassed migrants in Greece’s reception centers and had misused funds aiming to the welfare of refugees and migrants. “Mercy Corps is investigating …

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Commission’s vision for Eurozone integration: a Finance Minister, a Fund and “eurobonds”

The European Commission presented on Wednesday (31 May) its proposal to “move forward” on eurozone integration with a treasury, a finance minister and several instruments to make the financial sector less vulnerable to crises. incl the issuing  of “eurobonds” that are proposed as “safe asset”. The Commission document calls on …

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