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Putin celebrates disputed win; China defence budget at $106bn; Unemployment haunts Europe; China growth slows; Grim prospects for newspapers

1 Putin celebrates disputed win (BBC) Vladimir Putin and his supporters are celebrating victory in Russian elections, that will give him a third presidential term after spending the last four years as the country’s PM. With more than 99% of … Continue reading

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Car sales transform India; Online speech faces assault; Job-loss is fastest-growing fear; Britain’s EU isolation; The divide in Russia

1 The San Francisco Chronicle on car sales transforming India. Little is changing modern India more than the spread of cars, a four-wheeled reflection of its economic transformation and a window into the aspirations of the new Indian middle class. … Continue reading

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Germany prospers while unemployment strangulates its euro peers; In 10 years, China turns world trading powerhouse; 46m Americans on food stamps

1 The New York Times on how Germany has prospered while its euro peers have been strangulated by unemployment. During the first nine years of the euro’s existence, it seemed to be a great success for what are now called … Continue reading

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