Early Bird Headlines 23 February 2015
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- Oscars 2015: Full List Of Winners (Forbes) Birdman surprise winner Best Picture.
- Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for Doubtful Climate Researcher (The New York Times) Scientist accepted more than $1.2 million from fossil fuel industry.
- Greece bailout: Deadline looms for crucial reforms (BBC News) List of reforms to lenders in order to secure a bailout extension is due by tonight.
- Greece races to finalize reform measures ahead of deadline (Deutsche Welle) Expected: Measures to make the Greek civil service more effective; combat tax evasion; deregulation; privatization; and social security reforms.
- Greece prepares reform plans but cracks appear in Syriza party (Al Jazeera) Greek critics say deal keeps unpopular austerity measures.
- Explainer: Why Austerity Won't Save Greece (Bloomberg Business)
- Has Greece Really Made Progress With Europe? (Bloomberg Business) Opinion on the street in Athens seems to think progress has been made.
- Al-Azhar top cleric calls for religious teaching reform (BBC News) Calls for a radical reform of religious teaching to tackle the spread of Islamic extremism.
- Egypt president says need growing for joint Arab force (Al Jazeera) Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says need for "unified" regional force is growing daily to counter threat of armed groups.
- Ukraine crisis: Deadly bomb blast hits rally in Kharkiv (BBC News) Latest and most deadly of series of bombs over past several weeks.
- Ukraine military says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist (Reuters)
- Shanghai exchange to open doors to foreign short sellers (Financial Times)
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