Eurozone alarm grows over Greek brinkmanship

Brussels fears Athens unaware of its perilous situation

Ukraine appeals for military assistance

Kiev says high-tech gadgetry and training are critically needed

Egypt deports Al Jazeera reporter

Greste on his way home after 400 days in prison

Bahrain strips dissidents of nationality

Critics of regime and jihadi fighters among those made stateless

Japan fury as Isis claims hostage killing

Incident reignites debate about country’s tradition of pacifism

Tech groups pay to get around ad blocking

Adblock Plus accepts fee to permit big tech groups through wall

US coal prices hit six-year low

Mining groups hit as power generators switch to cheap oil and gas

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China factory activity slowest since 2012

Data will fuel calls for monetary stimulus

Presidential coup returns swagger to Renzi

Prime minister united his party and left Berlusconi weakened

Psychometrics on rise in emerging markets

Schemes to assess creditworthiness launch in Peru, India and elsewhere

Foreign businesses wary as Cuba opens up

Success hard-won for groups entering communist-ruled island

Comment and Analysis

Carl Djerassi, father of contraceptive pill, dies

Polymath who gave chemistry a public face of warmth and humanity

Big data homes in on risk

The tool can be useful in sharing a risk — or giving it a wide berth

Yan Jiehe, CPCG: China’s debt collector

The tycoon says suing local governments helps rule of law

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"Unfortunately there have been so many predictions of a hard landing for China that the market ignores them. Maybe 2015 is the year."
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"Let's not forget that right now Greece is in a much better position to grow, reduce unemployment and service its debts than at any other point in the last six years. It would be a tragedy if left-wing ideology destroys a better future, which is at last visible on the horizon."
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