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Greek socialist leader Venizelos warns of 'mass poverty'

The leader of Greece’s Pasok party Evangelos Venizelos has said Greece faces a choice between austerity and “mass poverty” in elections on Sunday. “On Sunday, our people’s fate is at stake,” Mr Venizelos told the closing rally of his campaign

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Greek socialist leader Venizelos warns of ‘mass poverty’

The leader of Greece’s Pasok party Evangelos Venizelos has said Greece faces a choice between austerity and “mass poverty” in elections on Sunday. “On Sunday, our people’s fate is at stake,” Mr Venizelos told the closing rally of his campaign

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Facebook pushes record-breaking IPO

Social networking site Facebook is tipped to be worth as much as $95bn as it goes public. The world’s largest online social network has more than 900 million users [EPA] Facebook, the company that turned the social Web into a cultural

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Gold prices up, food stable in Kabul

Prices of gold edged up during the outgoing week in Kabul, while other consumer products’ rates remained stable, retailers said on Thursday. Abdul Baseer, a jeweller in the Lycce-i-Maryam neighbourhood, told Pajhwok Afghan News the price of one gram of

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Third brother arrested in Hong Kong corruption probe

A third member of Hong Kong’s billionaire Kwok family has been arrested as part of a high-profile corruption investigation in the city. Sun Hung Kai Properties said that Walter Kwok had been arrested by Hong Kong’s Independent Commission Against Corruption

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