Early Headlines: End of Iraq, U.S. Gov't Shutdown, Russian Leader Gunned Down and More

February 28th, 2015
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Early Bird Headlines 28 February 2015

Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.

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U.S.

Greece

  • Retaking the Greek Test (Pieria) "For about five years now, Greece has been giving the euro area authorities a test in economics and politics. The test must be retaken [by the euro area] until the authorities produce the right answers."

Iraq

Saudi Arabia

Iran

Russia

  • Russian Opposition Leader Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead In Moscow (Associated Press, The World Post) Russian opposition leader and Putin critic gunned down day before a planned protest against the government. He was working on a report documenting Russia's involvement in eastern Ukraine violence. Putin called the event an "assassination", a "contract hit" and "extremely provocative".
  • Boris Nemtsov, Heart of Russia’s Opposition, Gunned Down in Moscow (The Daily Beast) In an assassination that has roiled Russia, a former deputy prime minister and the driving force of Russia’s opposition movement, Boris Nemtsov, was murdered steps away from the Kremlin. Nemtsov exposed Putin and paid with his life.

India

  • What constitutes bold reforms? (Ajay Shah, Indian Express) Ajay Shah is a regular contributor to GEI. Ajay says refroms needed "will threaten discretionary power, laziness and corruption; they will be widely opposed."

Venezuela

Mexico



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