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ATHENS, Greece (AP):Whether Greeks decide in today's referendum to accept their lenders' bailout deal or reject it, the government's hold on power may be shakier than its brash prime minister has calculated, analysts say.Prime Minister Alexis...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greeks overwhelmingly rejected creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans in a critical referendum Sunday, backing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who insisted the vote would give him a stronger hand to...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greeks lined up at polling stations and ATMs alike Sunday as the country voted on its financial future, choosing in a referendum whether to accept creditors' demands for more austerity in return for rescue loans or defiantly...

SANAA (AP):Yemeni security officials say the Saudi-led coalition has targeted encampments of Shiite rebels and their allies in the country's capital, Sanaa, and that eight people were killed in the airstrikes.The officials, speaking on condition of...

JOHANNESBURG (AP):Kenyan-born Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong'o is the latest celebrity to join a world campaign against the trade in ivory."I ask the world to end the current elephant poaching crisis by being ivory free," the Oscar-winning star of...

BOSTON (AP):A 51-year-old Boston man was held on $100,000 bail on charges that he stabbed and injured his former girlfriend's three children on Saturday.Rock Aurelien pleaded not guilty Monday to armed assault charges. The children, boys 9 and 12...

ISLAMABAD (AP):Pakistan's government says the brutal heat wave that hit the port city of Karachi and the country's southern province of Sindh in June killed 1,250 people before subsiding.A government statement on the latest death toll from the heat...

ATHENS, Greece (AP):Don't mention the golden years to Michaelis Kotaras. Not after the 78-year-old got up early Wednesday to stand in line, twice, outside the National Bank of Greece for the privilege of going inside to withdraw €120 (US$134),...

LONDON (AP):A military plane on Wednesday returned the bodies of the British tourists killed in last week's Tunisian beach massacre to Britain, where soldiers delivered their coffins to waiting hearses in a solemn ceremony marking one of the worst...

NEW JERSEY (AP):A tough-talking New Jersey Governor Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president yesterday with a promise to tell voters the truth, even if it makes them cringe.The Republican governor, a one-time GOP favourite who faded...
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