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If Greece falls, no one wants their prints on the murder weapon

"We're going bust." "No, you're not." "You're strangling us." "No we're not." "You owe us for World War Two." "We gave already."

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Greece

Euro zone officials shocked by Greece's stance: Germany's FAS paper

Euro zone officials were shocked at Greece's failure to outline plans for structural reforms at last week's talks in Brussels, a German newspaper on Saturday cited participants as saying, adding the Greek representative behaved like a "taxi driver"

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Japan's Nikkei

Nikkei tops 20,000, European shares hit 15-year high

World shares tested record highs on Friday as hopes of more easy money from top central banks pushed Japan's Nikkei past 20,000 points for the first time in 15 years and European stocks reached similar heights.

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European Central Bank

Euro zone sentiment improves further in April: Sentix

Euro zone sentiment improved for the sixth straight month in April as investors took heart from the European Central Bank's bond-buying program, raising the current situation component of the Sentix index to its highest in almost four years.

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Frankfurt stock exchange

Oil surges on Yemen air strikes, global stocks tumble

Crude prices rose as much as 6 percent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen, pushing shares lower in Europe, the Middle East and Asia and lifting oil producers' currencies.

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Oil refinery

Oil up 3 percent on weak dollar, speculative buying, Yemen

Oil settled up about 3 percent on Wednesday as a weak dollar, fighting in Yemen and speculative buying boosted crude prices in spite of U.S. inventories building to record highs for an 11th week.

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Royal Australian Navy's Collins class submarine

Australia kicks off $39 billion submarine tender

Australia has invited Germany, France and Japan to pitch for a contract to build its new submarine fleet, kicking off a contentious A$50 billion ($38.8 billion) project which has become a political football at home.

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Iron worker Tyler Brown leans on a safety fence to look at the New York skyline

Business group ranks U.S. near last in welcoming skilled immigrants

The United States ranks near the bottom among major economies in terms of policies to allow hiring highly skilled immigrant workers, according to a study by a business lobbying group that supports relaxing immigration controls.

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Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras

In skeptical Berlin, Merkel to hear Greek PM's reform plans in person

Germany's Angela Merkel does not expect talks on Monday with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to resolve his differences with the euro zone over Greece's bailout but she does want to hear from him in person about his reform plans, an aide said.

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US bills

Currency hedging takes on new importance for global stock funds

As the dollar surged in the last 12 months, David Marcus, head of the Evermore Global Value fund, steadily increased his stake in Europe. He now has 60 percent of his portfolio invested in companies in the euro zone, the largest stake among any global fund tracked by Lipper.

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Hans-Joerg Schelling

Austrian finance minister sees lack of trust in Greece

Greece must cooperate with international creditors and boost confidence among its euro zone partners about economic reforms, Austrian Finance Minister Hans Joerg Schelling said in a radio interview, adding a lack of trust was a major problem.

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Taro Aso

Japan split on joining AIIB bank, caught between US, China

Japan is split over joining a China-led development bank, concerned about missing out on the rapidly coalescing global movement for the institution while also worried about alienating ally United States and helping bolster rival China, officials said.

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 U.S. one dollar note

Global stocks and bonds roar Fed approval, dollar fights back

World shares rose back towards all-time highs and a slump then jump in the dollar triggered wild moves in currency markets on Thursday, as investors priced in a later start and a slower pace for future U.S. rate rises.

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Gas distribution station

Debate on gas contract secrecy overshadows EU quest for energy union

A push to make gas contracts agreed with countries such as Russia more transparent has pitched Poland against Germany ahead of energy talks among European Union leaders on Thursday.

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China

U.S. urges allies to think twice before joining China-led bank

The United States has urged countries to think twice before signing up to a new China-led Asian development bank that Washington sees as a rival to the World Bank, after Germany, France and Italy followed Britain in saying they would join.

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