Zanny Minton Beddoes

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Despite public outrage and yesterday's riots over austerity measures, Athens was quiet today as the Greek parliament put the final touches on  spending cuts and tax increases  designed…

Lessons from Greece in US Debt Crisis

Despite public outrage and yesterday's riots over austerity measures, Athens was quiet today as the Greek parliament put the final touches on spending cuts and tax increases designed…

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After yesterday's riots over austerity measures, Athens was quiet today as the Greek parliament put the final touches on  spending cuts and tax increases  designed to unlock $17…

Playing Chicken with the US Economy

After yesterday's riots over austerity measures, Athens was quiet today as the Greek parliament put the final touches on spending cuts and tax increases designed to unlock $17…

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn has  resigned  as head of the International Monetary Fund after being charged with sex crimes, setting off a struggle over leadership of the IMF.

IMF Head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Resigns

Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resigned as head of the International Monetary Fund after being charged with sex crimes, setting off a struggle over leadership of the IMF.

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