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  • UK first quarter economic growth was greater than estimated

    Britain's economy grew faster than previously estimated in the first quarter of 2015, thanks to a rise in construction output. The Office of National Statistics says gross domestic product by 0.4 percent in the January-March period, better than a...
  • The Latest: Hundreds in London rally for unity with Greece

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes as it closes its banks and limits money withdrawals (all times local): ___ 11:35 p.m. Hundreds of people have rallied in London to show solidarity with Greece and argue that the country's debt should be...
  • For world, limited options if Iran talks fall apart

    The Iranian nuclear talks are playing out in classic fashion: A self-imposed deadline appears to have been extended due to stubborn disputes, with the sides publicly sticking to positions and facing internal pressure from opponents ready to pounce on...
  • Puerto Rico to seek debt moratorium from bondholders

    Puerto Rico's governor said Monday night he will form a financial team to negotiate with bondholders on delaying debt payments and then restructuring $72 billion in public debt that he says the U.S. island can't repay. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla...
  • How did Greece get into its debt crisis and what happens next?

    How did Greece get into its debt crisis and what happens next?
    With the collapse of negotiations between Greece and international lenders, the Mediterranean country is in danger of a default that could plunge the 19-nation euro currency bloc and global markets into crisis. Greece is close to bankruptcy, and the...
  • UN chief: Climate negotiations moving at a 'snail's pace'

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that negotiations on a new climate pact to keep global warming from reaching dangerous levels are moving at a "snail's pace" and must be speeded up. The U.N. chief stressed that only 10 negotiating days remain...
  • Greece debt crisis puts euro, European Union in peril

    Greece debt crisis puts euro, European Union in peril
    As the Greek debt drama hurtles toward a nail-biting climax, fears are mounting that the outcome could sink not just Greece but also the euro and the idea of the European Union itself. Athens is dangerously close to bankruptcy after days of fruitless...
  • As Greece and the euro struggle, markets aren't panicking

    With Greeks standing in lines to get their money out of banks and the possibility that Greece will default on its loans and prompt the eurozone to teeter, stock markets worldwide plunged Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 350 points as...
  • Pro-European candidate leads in Moldova vote

    Near-final results gave a pro-European Union candidate a comfortable lead in the runoff vote for mayor of Moldova's biggest city Sunday, in an election seen as a test of whether the former Soviet republic moves closer to the EU or to neighboring Russia....
  • Iran nuclear talks will go past deadline, officials concede

    Iran nuclear talks will go past deadline, officials concede
    The final round of international negotiations over a nuclear deal with Iran won’t finish by Tuesday's deadline, diplomats acknowledged Sunday after weekend consultations. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who met U.S. Secretary of...
  • Greece bankruptcy looms as creditors reject bailout extension

    Greece moved closer to a perilous bankruptcy Saturday after talks over a bailout package broke down with its creditors, who rejected any emergency extension of the aid that has kept the debt-ridden Mediterranean nation afloat. The other 18 nations...