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  1. Greece Bailout Talks Collapse

    They adjourned with nothing but angry words. A critical meeting in Brussels today failed to produce a roadmap for resolving the nation’s bailout crisis, with Greek officials bitterly accusing eurozone creditors of “wasting their time” with “unreasonable” demands. In talks, Athens made it clear that it won’t move forward unless the bailout’s original austerity measures are tempered. The stalemate esclates a crisis that could have Greece running out of money and making an ugly exit from the euro, although a sliver of hope remained for a last-ditch resolution this week.

    Guardian, NYT, FT (sub)

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