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24th Mar 2017

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Stieglitz: Italy referendum dangerous for euro

Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stieglitz has told US journal Business Insider that Italy's October referendum could be a "cataclysmic event" that brings down the euro. He said the referendum, on constitutional reform, will in fact be a vote of confidence in Italian PM Matteo Renzi, and that if he is forced out, new political forces could trigger a euro exit. "That is a big risk", he said.

Opinion

Birthday wishes to the European Union

With the EU soon to celebrate its 60th birthday, there are still lingering questions about the bloc's future and whether there can be a change in fortune.

Hohe Cyber-Bedrohung für Frankreichs Wahlen

Frankreichs Präsident Francois Hollande kündigt an, alle notwendigen Massnahmen zu treffen, um Cyberattacken vor den Präsidentschaftswahlen im April und Mai zu verhindern. Die politischen Parteien sind jedoch weiterhin anfällig.

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