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January 25, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

Ukraine has convincing evidence that Russia is behind the January 24 shelling in Mariupol that killed 30 people, President Petro Poroshenko said during the January 25 meeting of the National […]

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Exit polls in Greek election: Syriza gets 37%

January 25, 2015, by The Sofia Globe staff

Exit polls soon after voting ended in Greece’s January 25 snap election saw anti-austerity party Syriza having got 37 per cent and conservative ...

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The polls opened for 10 million Greek voters

January 25, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Since 7am on the morning of January 25, nearly 10 million Greek voters have started going to the polls to elect a new government. The electoral proc ...

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Greece could shift to left in election

January 24, 2015, by Al Pessin of VOANews

Greek voters will cast ballots on Sunday to elect a new parliament, with opinion polls indicating they could put a leftist party in power that would t ...

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    Ukraine asks IMF for new rescue package
    January 23, 2015, by VOANews

    Ukraine has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a new and broader bailout package and will attempt to renegotiate its debt with bond holders. IMF chief Christine Lagarde announced […]

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    ECB launches economic stimulus for euro zone
    January 22, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    The European Central Bank has launched an ambitious stimulus program aimed to stop deflation and boost the ailing, 19-member eurozone.  The  ECB plans to buy billions of dollars worth of […]

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    Donetsk Airport overrun by rebels, say army volunteers
    January 22, 2015, by The Kyiv Post

    Kremlin-backed insurgents have taken over Donetsk Airport, killing dozens of Ukrainian troops, members of the army’s volunteer support network said on January 21. Such a loss would mark Ukraine’s most […]

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    ECB approves emergency funding line for Greek systemic banks
    January 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Central Bank (ECB) approved an emergency funding line for Greek banks to be provided via the country’s central bank. Last week, tightening liquidity ahead of the January 25 […]

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    Top court clears Romanian president of incompatibility charges
    January 22, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Romania’s High Court of Justice has rejected an appeal submitted by the National Integrity Agency (ANI), an independent body tasked with checking public officials’ wealth and assets, which had accused […]