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High-Ranking Syriza Member Vows to Destroy Triangle of Sin Plaguing Greece
Syriza Party Wins Greek Snap Parliamentary Elections
S&P Downgrades Russia's Sovereign Rating to 'Junk' BB+ Status
A “junk” status rating suggests that a country or a company is likely to default on its debt. The so-called “junk” bonds, unlike investment grade bonds, are not generally legal for purchase by banks.
Modi Calls on US Business Leaders to Invest in India at CEO's Summit
In reference to India's tax structure, which is perceived as a hindrance to foreign investment, Modi promised a tax regime that is "predictable and competitive."
Australia’s Debate Over Wage Floors Intensifies as Economy Faces Slowdown
Some experts fear that a further increase in the minimum wage will have a negative impact on employment opportunities and the economy.
IBM Prepares for Company’s Largest Corporate Layoff
The company is going to lay off about a quarter of its employees following a continued decline in revenue.
Euro Slides to 11-Year Low After Greece’s Anti-Austerity Party Wins
Traders said the euro fell due to the uncertainty of Greece's new course and its feared exit from the Eurozone.
Syriza Party Wins Greek Snap Parliamentary Elections
Global Oil Prices Continue to Drop as Saudi Arabia Maintains Production
Saudi Arabia's decision to maintain oil output on the same level leads to further decline in oil prices.
Tobacco Company Wants to Sell You Caffeine Now Cigarettes Sales Are Falling
UK's Manchester chosen for Imperial Tobacco's first foray into caffeine products.
Bundesbank President Says ECB Monetary Policy 'Grave Decision'
The head of Germany's central bank has said that quantitative easing will not solve the economic problems of the Eurozone.
Google Ban in Crimea Prompts Companies to Switch to Russian Services
Crimean internet users are turning to Russian internet service companies following Google's announcement that it would make its Apps inaccessible on the peninsula in accordance with the latest round of US sanctions.
German Economists Reportedly Call for Free Trade Zone With Russia
German Economists reportedly suggest that a free trade zone between the European Union and Russia could be beneficial.
Jack Ma Reveals Secret of Alibaba's Astounding Success
Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has revealed the secret of his astonishing success at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Meanwhile, gossips say the Chinese magnate is considering purchasing Sony Pictures, which was struck by a notorious cyber-attack.
World Economic Forum Says Japan Agreed to Host WEF Special Meeting in 2016
Special Meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) will be held in Japan in 2016, according to Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Hakubun Shimomura.
Russia's Anti-Crisis Plan to Be Based on Current Oil Prices
Anti-crisis plan will be calculated using current level of oil prices, according to Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov.
Russia and DPRK May Develop $20-30 Billion Power Grid Project
North Korea is believed to be in talks with Russian companies over a project aimed at modernizing the country's electric power transmission network, Chosun Ilbo reports.
Ambassador Says Producers To Start Exporting Bananas to Russia From Mexico
Mexico's Ambassador to Russia says Russia is getting new supplies of bananas from the state of Tabasco.
MasterCard to Remove Restriction on Transactions in Cuba
MasterCard announces on its website that it will unblock US-issued credit card activities in Cuba starting March.
US-Cuba Relations Recieve Major Makeover
Indian State Corporation Interested in Long-Term Contracts for Russian Goods, Envoy Says
Russia's trade representative in India says that the Indian State Trading Corporation is interested in long-term supplies of Russian goods.
S&P Settlement May Create Precedent for 'Big Three' Rating Agencies
The first set of punitive sanctions against S&P would likely be followed by further negotiations regarding the next set of lawsuits brought against the agency by the SEC.
Google’s Targeted Advertising System Closed to Crimean Users
Google users in Crimea found out that their accounts have been blocked Friday - due to the company's system of contextual advertising.
Google Chairman Predicts the End of Internet
At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Google's Chairman predicted an internet that will be omnipresent which we will not even notice; meanwhile, other experts addressed whether or not technological advancements would eliminate privacy altogether.
Games Opponent Committee Call for Referendum on Boston 2024 Olympic Games
Decapitation Marks the Beginning of Saudi King Salman Reign
Instagram Account #RichKidsofTehran Shows Life of Iranian Wealthy Youth
Tampon Shortage Ignites Criticism Over Argentina's Import Regulations
US Plans to Work With New Greek Government, Support Economic Recovery
Iran Joins Growing List of Countries to Ditch Dollar in Foreign Trade
Syriza on Course to Govern Greece, Six Percent Lead in Exit Polls
US General Outlines Plans to Train Ukrainian National Guard
Syriza Wins Big in Greek Election, Free to Form Own Government
Greek F-16 Jet Explodes at Spanish Air Base: 10 Dead, 13 Injured (VIDEO)
Miss Universe 2014 Beauty Pageant in Pictures
Lavrov on the Normandy Four Decision: This is Exactly What Russia's President Proposed
What US Residents Think About Racial, Ethnic Tensions in American Society
Do you believe SYRIZA can fix Greek economy?
Yes, the EU fears Greece will exit the eurozone, so SYRIZA holds the cards.
I don't believe in success of this particular party, but their victory marks the revival of Greece.
No, their promises to reduce austerity are utopian and will not be accepted by the 'Troika'.
No, nothing good has ever come from radicalism.