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Posts on April 2016

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The diversions of the past

In a week that Greece marked the 49th anniversary of a group of colonels seizing power and embarking on a destructive and divisive seven-year reign of terror and backwardness, one would have thought the responsibility rests with the country’s current leaders (who were not even born then) to show that Greeks are capable of leaving the disunion of the past behind them.

Contributor: Nick Malkoutzis

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Categories: Politics (381), Greece (489)

Photo via Flickr Club Med in Washington

Numerous policy challenges awaited the International Monetary Fund at its recemy annual spring meetings in Washington. At first glance it appeaed that Europe and the eurozone were not top of the agenda.

Contributor: Jens Bastian

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