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Alexis Tsipras: ‘The worst is clearly behind us’

The longest-serving Greek prime minister since the economic crisis began says he is leading the country out of crisis Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has promised to defy his critics by taking the country out of its longest-running crisis in modern times. The worst is clearly behind

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Romania hits Canadian firm with $9m ‘retaliatory’ tax bill over gold mine

Move comes after Gabriel Resources sues government for $4.4bn over failed bid to establish goldmine in Apuseni mountains Romania has served a Canadian mining company with a $8.6m back taxes bill days after the company filed a $4.4bn compensation claim over a stalled project in the country.

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Creditors agree terms to disburse Greece’s 8.5bn bailout funds

EU and IMF thrash out deal following months of disagreements, with funds to be released in July once European parliaments ratify the deal For the best part of a decade, Greece has wanted to become a normal country, and late on Thursday it appeared to begin that process, after creditors agreed to

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Three men detained after London-bound flight diverts to Germany

Pilot on flight from Ljubljana made unscheduled stop after learning of men talking about terrorist matters and baggage was later destroyed Three male passengers have been detained in Cologne after their easyJet flight bound from Ljubljana in Slovenia to London made a diverted landing, German

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Police arrest 3 more in London Bridge attack investigation

(CNN)British authorities on Wednesday arrested three more people in connection with last week’s London Bridge attack, London’s Metropolitan Police said. Two men were arrested on a street in Ilford and the third was apprehended at an Ilford residence when police searched the home, authorities said.

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Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign hacked, officials say

(CNN)Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has been the victim of a ‘massive and coordinated hacking operation,’ after files purporting to be from the campaign were posted online via social media, his campaign said Friday. Campaign officials said the perpetrators of the hack —

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