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Investors Breathe Sigh Of Relief After Greek Voting

Markets in Asia and Europe initially responded positively to the results of the Greek election. Of greatest concern, is another rise in Spanish interest rates to another euro-era record.
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G-20 Summit In Mexico To Focus On Euro Crisis

President Obama and other world leaders are gathering in Los Cabos, Mexico, on Monday. They're hoping to get some assurances that European governments are getting control of their financial problems before they become a further drag on the global economy
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And Now For The Lighter Side Of Egypt's Revolution

An online news website, El Koshary Today, is sort of the Egyptian equivalent of The Onion. It's taking advantage of the country's freer atmosphere and isn't afraid to mock the absurdities of politics.
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Locals Fear Venice Becoming 'A Big Shopping Center'

As Italy tries to fight its way out of recession, local governments are looking for creative way to raise revenue. Venice is allowing Benetton to put the city's first shopping mall right on the Grand Canal. Citizens are up in arms, but officials say deals like these keep the lagoon city afloat.

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