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Cold temperatures in Europe mean better ice fishing

Feb 14, 2012
This winter has be harsh in many parts of Europe. And while in many places it is keeping people bundled up inside and businesses hurting, some areas are actually benefiting.
Posted In: ice fishing, Kazakhstan

Germans reacting to protests in Greece

Feb 14, 2012
Greece today is trying to find another few hundred million dollars worth of budget cuts. Meanwhile, the rating agency Moody's has downgraded the credit ratings of six European countries, which is likely to make matters worse.
Posted In: Greece, German, Europe

Greece agrees to deep budget cuts

Feb 9, 2012
Just ahead of another meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, Greece announces that they have agreed to the austerity cuts that would allow them to receive a much-needed $173 billion bailout.
Posted In: Greece, austerity, bailout, greek bailout

Efforts pay off in fighting deforestation in Brazil

Feb 6, 2012
The Brazilian government has ramped up efforts to stop deforestation in the Amazon. So far, it seems to be slowly working.
Posted In: Amazon, brazil, rainforest, deforestation

Australian boss shares fortune from company sale

Feb 2, 2012
A bus company in Australia recently sold his company, and decided to share the profit with with 1,800 staff members.
Posted In: Australia, bosses

Starbucks to open India location soon

Jan 31, 2012
While other American firms have set up camp in the country, Starbucks is planning to open its first store in India in September.
Posted In: India, starbucks

France pushes for financial transaction tax

Jan 30, 2012
At the European summit today, focus is not only on Greece's debt, but a French plan to charge banks a fee for each and every financial transaction.
Posted In: Robin Hood tax, France, nicolas sarkozy

Former head of PIP arrested for faulty implants

Jan 26, 2012
The former head of the company PIP has been arrested for creating breast implants out of non-medical grade silicone.
Posted In: Health, Europe

Japan's first trade deficit in 30 years

Jan 25, 2012
Natural disasters at home and abroad contributed to the country having fewer exports than imports.
Posted In: Japan, trade, import export

European Union agrees on sanctions against Iran

Jan 23, 2012
The EU has agreed on a plan to phase out Iranian oil deals, as part of the broader sanctions against the country and its nuclear program.
Posted In: Iran, Oil, sanctions

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