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  • 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....
  • Police: 141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

    The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in the Indonesian city of Medan jumped to more than 140 on Wednesday, indicating a growing list of victims from the neighborhood where the plane went down. North Sumatra police major A....
  • China announces climate target for Paris deal

    Top carbon polluter China confirmed it will try to cap its rising emissions before 2030 while the U.S. and Brazil pledged to boost renewable energy sources in a series of announcements Tuesday in anticipation of a global climate pact in Paris. South...
  • Greece misses debt payment, is cut off from financial lifelines

    Greece misses debt payment, is cut off from financial lifelines
    A near-bankrupt Greece was cut off from its financial lifelines Tuesday after it became the world’s first developed country to fail to repay money due the International Monetary Fund and lost access to the European bailout loans that have helped...
  • Greek chicken: Must one side in Europe flinch?

    Greek chicken: Must one side in Europe flinch?
    •Greece says it doesn't have any more money to give its creditors. Its economy has contracted by 25 percent in recent years. Unemployment's through the roof. Public pensions have been slashed. Homelessness grows. The country is debt-drenched and...
  • UN: World should be ashamed at failure to end Syria conflict

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday the world should be ashamed that three years after major powers approved a blueprint in Geneva to bring peace to Syria the suffering of its people is reaching new depths and the country is "on the brink of...
  • Comparing economic woes in Puerto Rico and Greece

    The governments of both Puerto Rico and Greece are facing financial crunches in which neither has enough money to make payments on mountains of borrowed money. ___ HOW THEY ARE SIMILAR: —Both the U.S. territory and the European nation struggle...
  • Greece, the Euro, and the banks: how a small crisis became a big one

    Greece, the Euro, and the banks: how a small crisis became a big one
    It shouldn't escape anyone's notice that while discussions of the Greek crisis employ the vocabulary of economics--debt, default and deficits are the defining terms--the real concerns expressed by those closest to the unfolding disaster are political....
  • Romania Parliament approves new spy chief in blow to premier

    Romania's Parliament approved a new spy chief opposed by the prime minister on Tuesday, dealing a blow to the leader who faces increasing pressure to resign amid a corruption investigation. The vote was a major test for Prime Minister Victor Ponta, who...
  • The biggest danger of a Greek default could be political instability

    The biggest danger of a Greek default could be political instability
    When recession exposed the glorified pyramid scheme that was Greek government budgeting in 2009, fear of a global economic meltdown on a par with the collapse on Wall Street a year earlier rippled through international markets. The budget crisis was...