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  • n. An oath of ethical professional behavior sworn by new physicians, inaccurately attributed to Hippocrates.


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  • French commentators, on the other hand, are suggesting that Sarkozy's real aim in "endorsing" Blair was to upstage the Socialist opposition before municipal polls rather than commit Paris to backing Blair for the EU job, for which he has also dubbed Juncker pictured an obvious candidate.

    It was never going to happen

  • As for a "wider discussion on the financing of the EU", Howard would do well to recall Juncker’s words to Le Monde at the beginning of the Luxembourg presidency in January.

    Not even in the game

  • The chairman of the euro zone's Eurogroup, Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, criticized German pressure for private sector funding of a new Greek bailout, likening it to "playing with fire."

    Greek Communists Protest Govterment Austerity Plans After Cabinet Reshuffle

  • Related Article ECB Threatens Greek Funding Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg's prime minister, who heads up the meetings of the euro-zone finance ministers, described this as a "soft restructuring" or a "reprofiling."

    Debt Calculations Weigh on Restructuring Decisions

  • The EFSF has €440 billion of buying capacity to support struggling euro-zone sovereigns, but "there have never been any discussions to expand the volume of the EFSF beyond that agreed effective lending capacity," said Guy Schuller , spokesman for Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the Eurogroup council of finance ministers.

    European Interbank Rates Climb

  • On Monday evening, Jean-Claude Juncker , chairman of the Eurogroup of euro-zone finance ministers, acknowledged the need for "technical revisions" to the bailout plan but wouldn't elaborate.

    French Minister: Open to Bigger Haircuts on Greek Debt

  • Eurogroup President Jean-Claude Juncker acknowledged earlier this week that the Greek debt-reduction program "is off track."

    Greek Debt Talks to Resume

  • "What is needed is an intersection between the Finnish expectations and the reluctance of the other member states," Mr. Juncker said.

    Juncker: No Flexibility on Greek Deficit

  • "I'm really impressed by the work the government has done; I wouldn't speculate on a date for application, but if reaching the criteria were sustainable it would be welcome if Bulgaria would apply," Mr. Juncker said.

    Juncker: No Flexibility on Greek Deficit

  • Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the Eurogroup of euro-zone finance ministers, said Wednesday that the euro zone was already on the brink of a technical recession.

    Euro Zone Is Stung As Oil Costs Rise


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