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Chatter: Ms Merkel goes to Athens

Protesters await the German chancellor's arrival in Greece, Mexico claims a major victory in its war on drugs, and some loon prepares to show us what happens to the human body when it plummets to earth from space.
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Protesters await the German chancellor's arrival in Greece, Mexico claims a major victory in its war on drugs, and some loon prepares to show us what happens to the human body when it plummets to earth from space.
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