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  • 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...
  • Europe to Greece: Get back to the bargaining table before it's too late

    Europe to Greece: Get back to the bargaining table before it's too late
    Leaders around Europe appealed to Greece on Monday to return to the bargaining table over a bailout agreement as stock markets dipped and some Greeks began stocking up on supplies, hoarding cash and hunkering down for a week of political and financial...
  • 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...