Monthly Archives: February 2015

Greece set to begin debt rescheduling, finance minister says

Greece intends to start discussions with its creditors on debt rescheduling in order to make the country’s massive debt sustainable, at the same time as working on reform measures that need to be cemented by April, the finance minister said Saturday. In an interview with The Associated Press, Yanis Varoufakis also said Athens will prioritize…

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Boris Nemtsov killing: Several theories on shooting of Russian opposition leader

Russia’s top investigative body said Saturday it is looking into several possible motives for the killing of prominent opposition figure Boris Nemtsov, including an attempt to destabilize the state, Islamic extremism, the Ukraine conflict and his personal life. A statement from the body, the Investigative Committee, didn’t address the possibility seen as likely by many…

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‘It scares people off’: Why Canada isn’t ready to talk about ‘3-parent’ babies

A British parliamentary decision to approve a controversial fertility procedure that would produce so-called “three-parent babies” has captured the imagination of people who believe it could save lives. But experts say that a fear about “designer babies” and the strict laws that govern reproductive technology in Canada have had a chilling effect on any discussion…

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