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More fighting in eastern Ukraine, says watchdog

There was a "sharp increase" of violence in recent days in eastern Ukraine, an official from the OSCE, Europe's democracy watchdog, told the Deutsche Welle news service. Alexander Hug said that OSCE's monitors recorded "2,900 explosions between the evenings of the 18th and 19th of December", and a 300 percent increase in use of weapons banned under the Minsk peace agreements.

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Europe's tech race - trying to keep pace with US and China

There is not a single European company among the world's top 10 computer hardware companies. Within the EU, Germany and Sweden rank among world leaders, but Bulgaria and Slovakia among the worst-performing developed nations.

Greece and creditors proclaim 'end of crisis'

After late-night talks, the Eurogroup agreed on a €15bn disbursement and debt relief measures for Greece, while setting out a tight monitoring when the bailout ends in August.

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