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from Hugo Dixon:

How a Greek debt deal could work

By Hugo Dixon
June 15, 2015

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Athens has struggled to get its euro zone creditors to talk about debt relief. That is because it is not the most urgent issue facing Greece. A short-term cash crunch could trigger bankruptcy in the next few weeks. But if the negotiators resolve the immediate crisis – and the omens don’t look good - debt relief should come onto the table.

from The Great Debate:

Want to know Vladimir Putin’s secrets? They’re all right on his face.

By Dan Hill
June 10, 2015

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“I looked into Mr. Putin’s eyes,” Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) joked after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin, “and I saw three things: a ‘K’ and a ‘G’ and a ‘B.’”

from The Great Debate:

Erdogan loses his chance to become Turkey’s Vladimir Putin

By Andrew Finkel
June 8, 2015

Turkish President Erdogan looks on after arriving at Esenboga Airport in Ankara

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan looks on after arriving at Esenboga Airport, in Ankara, Turkey, June 8, 2015. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

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By Neal Gabler
June 8, 2015

Picture illustration shows a 3D-printed Facebook logo in front of logos of news publishers it has tied up with


3D-printed Facebook logo in front of logos of news publishers it has tied up with to launch 'Instant Articles," in this picture illustration. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

from The Great Debate:

Irish plunge stake through Catholic Church’s heart

By John Lloyd
June 5, 2015

A Yes campaigner poses for a picture in Dublin Castle as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriage

A Yes campaigner poses for a picture in Dublin Castle as Ireland holds a referendum on gay marriage May 23, 2015. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

from Breakingviews:

Match-fit FIFA would give players, fans more ball

June 3, 2015

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Breakingviews:

Why $65 per barrel oil looks like a ceiling, not a floor

June 1, 2015

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Additional reporting and writing by Kevin Allison. The authors are Reuters Breakingviews  columnists. The opinions expressed are their own.

from Hugo Dixon:

Greece needs a second election

By Hugo Dixon
May 25, 2015

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Hugo Dixon is Editor-at-Large, Reuters News. The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

Why Poland’s presidential election may shake up the European Union

By Ola Cichowlas
May 22, 2015

Polish President Komorowski and his wife Anna speak to media after casting votes in presidential election at polling station in Warsaw

Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski and his wife Anna speak to the media after voting in the first round of the presidential election at a polling station in Warsaw, Poland, May 10, 2015. REUTERS/Slawomir Kaminski / Agencja Gazeta

from The Great Debate:

Why Imperator Furiosa, not Mad Max, is the hero for our age

By Lynn Stuart Parramore
May 22, 2015

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Charlize Theron in 'Mad Max: Fury Road.' Courtesy of Warner Bros.

When the world succumbs to forces of darkness, you want a strong, ethical woman on your side. At least that’s what it increasingly looks like at the movies.