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Putin Accuses Clinton of Sparking Post-Election Protests

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin warned Thursday that Russian authorities might take an even harder line against protesters who have taken to the streets alleging election-rigging.

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Russian Police, Protesters Clash for 3rd Night

Police in Russia’s two largest cities arrested scores of demonstrators Wednesday in a third straight night of protests against alleged election fraud by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party.

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Merkel, Sarkozy, Draghi, Van Rompuy To Meet Thursday

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy will meet with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and several other top European officials Thursday afternoon before a dinner of heads of European Union governments in the evening.

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Greek Lawmakers Approve 2012 Austerity Budget

Greece’s lawmakers overwhelmingly approved next year’s austerity budget early Wednesday, extending tough spending cuts that have already left Greeks struggling as the country tries to slash its vast debts and tame a severe recession.

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Thousands Protest Against Putin

Police clashed Tuesday on a central Moscow square with demonstrators trying to hold a second day of protests against alleged vote fraud in Russia’s parliamentary elections.

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Monti to Parliament: No Alternative

Premier Mario Monti is telling Italian lawmakers there is “no alternative” but to pass his government’s anti-crisis package of new taxes, pension reform and growth measures. Mario Monti … his cabinet will pursue €30 billion of austerity and growth measures. Photo: AFP

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Serbia Border Clash Creates ‘Serious Stumbling Block’ for EU Bid

Serbia faces a “serious stumbling block” in its bid to join the European Union after German and Austrian soldiers were wounded in a clash at Serbia’s border with Kosovo, German Deputy Foreign Minister Werner Hoyer said.

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Clinton Cites ‘Serious Concerns’ about Russian Election

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for a “full investigation” of irregularities in Sunday’s parliamentary elections in which the party of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin appears to have suffered a serious setback.

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Belgium Gets Six-Party Coalition Government After Record 18-Month Standoff

Belgium will get a full-time government as soon as today, ending a record 540 days of post- election brinksmanship between the Dutch-speaking north and French south that kindled speculation of a national breakup at the heart of Europe.

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Growing European Debt Crisis Weighs on Global Markets

European stocks fell and the euro hit a seven-week low on Friday, as record borrowing costs for Italy stoked fears the lack of a comprehensive policy response to the spiralling euro zone debt crisis would lead to a break-up of the currency bloc.

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