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With Deposit Insurance, China Promises Change

Beijing's announcement to guarantee bank deposits is a step in the long road to shape a new political economy.

Demonstrators protest between the German Federal Chancellery and the Bundestag prior to a meeting between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin. (ADAM BERRY/Getty Images)

Greek Talks Create Strain in Athens and Berlin

The search for a compromise in the Greek crisis is causing political rifts in Germany and Greece.

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his victory speech at the election party of the governing Fidesz party in Budapest on May 25, 2014. (FERENC ISZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Weakened Fidesz Is Unbalancing Hungarian Foreign Policy

Hungary's ties with both the West and Russia are threatened by the ruling party's declining popularity.