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  • Chinese premier calls for deal to keep Greece in eurozone

    The prime minister of China, the European Union's No. 2 trading partner, called Monday on Greece and its creditors to reach a last-minute deal that will allow Greece to remain in the eurozone. "Whether Greece stays within the euro is not only a...
  • France: Israeli-Palestinian conflict can explode at any time

    France's foreign minister warned Monday that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can explode "at any moment" and the Islamic State extremist group can interfere at any time. Laurent Fabius told a group of reporters that "if and when it explodes, it's very,...
  • Police use tear gas to stop fighting at Hungary refugee camp

    Hungarian police used tear gas to stop a fight among hundreds of refugees at a camp in an eastern city, officials said Monday. The disturbance began when a Turkish man took the Quran from another Turkish man and stomped on it, which led to hundreds of...
  • Hezbollah member pleads guilty to 8 charges in Cyprus

    A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday sentenced a member of the militant group Hezbollah to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to all eight charges against him in connection with the seizure of 9 tons of a chemical compound that can be converted...
  • Pro-European candidate calls for new govt to be formed

    The new, pro-European Union mayor of Moldova's capital called Monday for the former Soviet republic to renew efforts to form a pro-European government. Dorin Chirtoaca, who is also deputy chairman of the Liberal Party, told Radio Chisinau that Moldova...
  • Hungary: Fence on Serbia border forced step to stop migrants

    The fence Hungary wants to build on the Serbian border to stem the flow of illegal migrants is a "forced measure" not aimed at its southern neighbor, Hungary's prime minister said Wednesday. Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a press conference...
  • UN: migrant crossings to Europe jump 83 percent in 1st half

    The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to southern Europe was more than 80 percent higher in the first half of 2015 than a year earlier, with deaths initially soaring before dropping back as rescue efforts at sea were stepped up, the U.N....
  • New Danish government tightens immigration law

    Denmark's new center-right minority government on Wednesday reached its first deal with its political allies, including the anti-immigrant Danish People's Party, aimed at reducing the number of asylum-seekers by lowering social benefits. Immigration...
  • Greek crisis will hit home in American 401(k)s

    The following editorial appeared in the San Jose Mercury News on Wednesday, July 1: Confidence is an essential underpinning for healthy economies, which helps explain why Greece is in so much trouble right now. It doesn't inspire any. The European...
  • One-third of world's people still have no proper toilets

    Toilets are taken for granted in the industrialized West, but still are a luxury for a third of the world's people who have no access to them, according to a report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF. Those who make do without toilets continue...
  • IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 1:21 a.m. The International Monetary Fund says Greece missed a $1.8 billion debt payment Tuesday, becoming the first developed country to default on a loan to the lending agency....