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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Varoufakis admitted that during negotiations his government did make some mistakes, but mostly in assuming that they were holding "a rational bargaining session." (Screenshot: CNN)
In his first international television interview since stepping down from his post as Greek Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis told CNN 's Christiane Amanpour on Monday that European lenders had forced his government to make a choice between "suicide or execution." After five months of rigorous negotiations, the outspoken Varoufakis stepped down...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
United Nations Security Council members unanimously back the Iran resolution at the UN headquarters in New York on July 20, 2015. (Photo: AFP)
Sending a strong signal to the U.S. Congress to follow suit, both the European...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The eight new faces of the Greek government. (Photo: The Greek Reporter)
Less than 48 hours after tense negotiations led to the passage of a new harsh...

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