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Greece gets temporary lifeline, turns hope to new summit
Issued: June 19, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — With the clock running down on Greece's chances of avoiding a painful exit from the euro, the country got a temporary lifeline...
World shocked at enduring racism, gun violence in US
Issued: June 19, 2015
BEIJING — Often the target of U.S. human rights accusations, China wasted little time returning such charges following the shooting at a historic...
Global stocks rise despite plunge in China, Greece standoff
Issued: June 19, 2015
TOKYO — Shares pushed higher Friday despite a sell-off in China that pushed Shanghai's benchmark down 6.4 percent. Relief over the Federal...
Toyota: American exec did not intend to break Japan law
Issued: June 19, 2015
TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda said Friday he believes an American executive arrested on suspicion of importing a controlled drug...
Crisis-hit Europeans: Greece must knuckle down like they did
Issued: June 19, 2015
LISBON, Portugal — Europeans in countries which adopted unpopular austerity measures to overcome the recent financial crisis are starting to reap the...
Mexico deports more Central Americans than the United States
Issued: June 18, 2015
MEXICO CITY — Mexico now deports more Central American migrants than the United States, a dramatic shift since the U.S. asked Mexico for help a year...
Eurozone leaders to hold emergency summit on Greece
Issued: June 18, 2015
LUXEMBOURG — The eurozone's 19 leaders will meet in an emergency summit next week to seek a breakthrough in Greece's bailout after talks...
Airbus edges Boeing in orders race at Paris air show
Issued: June 18, 2015
LE BOURGET, France — Europe's Airbus glided past Boeing to take top honors in their annual competition to sell commercial jets at the Paris Air...
Pope urges revolution to save Earth, fix 'perverse' economy
Issued: June 18, 2015
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis called Thursday for a bold cultural revolution to correct what he calls the "structurally perverse" economic...
Argentines wanted in FIFA probe turn themselves in
Issued: June 18, 2015
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Two Argentine businessmen wanted in the United States in a FIFA bribery case have turned themselves in to authorities. ...
Global markets slide on Fed forecast cut, Greece concerns
Issued: June 18, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea — Global stock markets fell Thursday after the Federal Reserve cuts its forecast for U.S. economic growth and expectations faded...
Inside Islamic State group's rule: Creating a nation of fear
Issued: June 18, 2015
ESKI MOSUL, Iraq — When the Islamic State fighters burst into the Iraqi village of Eski Mosul, Sheikh Abdullah Ibrahim knew his wife was in trouble. ...
Softbank's childlike robot with 'heart' set to go on sale
Issued: June 18, 2015
URAYASU, Japan — Technology company Softbank's Pepper robot is going on sale in Japan on Saturday, equipped with a "heart" designed to...
Japan's tourism boom lifts economy, but brings headaches
Issued: June 18, 2015
TOKYO — From the slopes of Mount Fuji to the temple streets of Kyoto, tourists are cramming Japan's prime sightseeing spots, puzzling their way...
Bank savings in front line as Greece hurtles toward default
Issued: June 18, 2015
LUXEMBOURG — Haven't we been here before? ...
Pope issues environmental message in authoritative document
Issued: June 18, 2015

Pope Francis released his much-anticipated...

Greece, creditors dig in their heels on eve of meeting
Issued: June 17, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece and its creditors publicly blamed one another for an impasse in bailout talks Wednesday, on the eve of a eurozone finance...
EU launches tax action plan to crack down on sweet deals
Issued: June 17, 2015
BRUSSELS — The European Union's tax watchdog unveiled on Wednesday a plan for tackling corporate tax avoidance and ending the practice of sweet...
Top Greek lawmaker throws out key central bank report
Issued: June 17, 2015
ATHENS, Greece — Greece's radical left top lawmaker has publicly dressed down the country's central bank governor, poured scorn on a key bank...
Swiss bank named in FIFA indictment opens investigation
Issued: June 17, 2015
ZURICH — Swiss private bank Julius Baer says it is investigating its involvement in aFIFA corruption case and is cooperating with authorities. ...
UK man sneaks marriage proposal into newspaper crossword
Issued: June 17, 2015
LONDON — It's a case of two down: the aisle. ...
European markets stutter as Greece uncertainty drags on
Issued: June 17, 2015
LONDON — European stock markets fell Wednesday as investors fretted over the financial future of Greece and ahead of a policy statement from the U.S....
N. Korea says it has been hit by worst drought in 100 years
Issued: June 17, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea says it has been hit by its worst drought in a century, resulting in extensive damage to agriculture. ...
Wikipedia wins Spanish prize for international cooperation
Issued: June 17, 2015
MADRID — The popular Internet encyclopedia service Wikpedia has been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation. ...
Will Greece leave the euro? A look at its options
Issued: June 17, 2015
LUXEMBOURG — Stay or go? The time is approaching for momentous decisions for Greece and the nations using the euro currency. ...


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