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Greece in the red as bailout ends

...permission.But in a surprise move late Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Yannis Dragasakis hinted that the government might...conference call Wednesday.Dragasakis, the Greek deputy prime minister, said the country's new proposal "narrows the...
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IS militants attack two cities in Syria

...fighters were trying to surround them. He said some IS militants were using civilians as human shields.Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Twitter that four people were killed and 96 people had been wounded in Kobani.A suicide...
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Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...encompass the Arctic, too, an area that holds trillions of dollars' worth of oil and gas reserves and which Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin recently termed "Russia's Mecca."Just last month, Russia launched military maneuvers with...
The long view in Israel against the 1967 line

...advocate for creating new boundaries to replace the fragile lines from before 1967 was Yigal Allon, then Israel's deputy prime minister. Allon had considerable military experience, having commanded the Palmach, the elite strike units of the Jewish...
Mickey Mouse tweet key to Arab pluralism

...whether pluralism comes up on top - whether the right to be different is protected."Muasher, a former Jordanian deputy prime minister and astute thinker on Arab political reform, says one key test will be "whether the Islamists are willing to...
Too much money spent in Iraq for too few results

...programs, refusing to pay their share, or failing to maintain completed projects once they were handed over.Deputy Prime Minister Hussain al-Shahristani, a Shiite, described the projects as well intentioned, but poorly prepared and inadequately...
Recounting U.S.-Russia relations, Alaska's war years in Fairbanks. Dignitaries came from Russia and the United States. From Russia came Defense Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov. Many believe that he will succeed Putin as the next president. Also present was Yuri Ushakov...
My Turn: The reality of just how things are

...ongoing nuclear weapons development program, however well hidden and media spun it may be. Tariq Aziz, Iraq's deputy prime minister and longtime Hussein spokesperson, is a direct party to this spin and since June of '91 has been a member of...
A very British result

...its own, so he has forged a coalition with the center-left Liberal Democrats led by Nick Clegg, who will be deputy prime minister. Together they hold 363 seats in the 650-seat Parliament, and together they have defined economic recovery...
This Day in History

...fired just four months later.) In 2003, U.S. forces in Iraq took custody of Tariq Aziz, the former Iraqi deputy prime minister. China shut down a Beijing hospital as the global death toll from SARS surpassed 260. In 2007, European astronomers...


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