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Greeks To Head Back To Ballot Box After Talks Fail

Greece will hold new elections after political leaders failed to agree on a governing coalition to run the economically-troubled country. In the meantime, a caretaker government will manage the country until the new vote can be held next month.
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For New French President, Germany Is First Stop

Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have different ideas about how to address Europe's financial turmoil. Their relationship will help set the tone for what happens next in Europe.
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Spain's 'Indignados' Mark One Year Of Protest

Tens of thousands of protesters took to Spain's streets to mark the one year anniversary of the indignados, or "angry ones" — a protest movement that inspired Occupy Wall Street and other grassroots movements. Since the Spanish youngsters first occupied a central Madrid square last year, much has changed in Spain. The Socialist government was trounced in elections late last year, and now ruling conservatives have implemented harsh austerity measures. Youth unemployment is over 50 percent. And the indignados have returned, saying they have even more to complain about.
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Murdoch Protege Charged With 'Perversion Of Justice'

Ex-News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four others have been charged with alleged perversion of justice in the phone hacking scandal that has shaken the Rupert Murdoch media empire.
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Hollande Talks Austerity With Merkel On First Day

Robert Siegel talks to Sylvie Kauffman, editorial director of the French daily Le Monde and Josef Joffe, editor of the German weekly, Die Zeit and senior fellow at Stanford University. They discuss Tuesday's meeting between Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel.

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