Greek prime minister calls for new social deal, spending cuts

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In a keenly anticipated speech on Monday, the Greek prime minister has said his country needed a new social deal and called for cuts to public spending to reign in Greeceā€™s public deficit.

Fear still influences attitudes toward Muslims in Europe

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The recent Swiss vote to ban minarets has highlighted the fact that many Europeans see Islam as a threat, although the reasons for that are not easy to pinpoint. Muslims have an easier time of it in the United States.