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  1. Greece, Creditors Roll Up Their Sleeves

    Let’s hope they play nice. Greece’s new anti-austerity leader is meeting with EU creditors in Athens today. Many fear clashes will result over Greek plans to scale back economic reforms, especially with Greece’s end-of-February bailout deadline looming. But EU parliament president Martin Schulz is confident Greece will avoid a rash decision that could endanger its access to ECB funding and its place in the eurozone. And Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has vowed to find a “mutually beneficial solution.”

    DW, FT (sub)

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