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  • The Latest: Greek premier wants biggest 'no' vote possible

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 10:45 p.m. Greece's prime minister says "the bigger the 'no' vote, the better agreement we'll achieve" and that a powerful "no" in Sunday's austerity referendum would "send tremors"...
  • Greeks warned that rejecting bailout terms won't elicit better offer

    Greeks warned that rejecting bailout terms won't elicit better offer
    International lenders owed $270 billion from Greece for five years of bailouts warned Thursday that a "no" vote in a referendum on their final offer for another extension won't elicit an easing of its austerity terms. Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the...
  • French president starts 2-day visit to Africa

    French President Francois Hollande has begun a two-day visit to Africa where he will hold talks with the leaders of Benin, Angola and Cameroon. Hollande spoke at a news conference Thursday after meeting with Benin President Thomas Boni Yayi, less than...
  • The Latest: Moody's downgrades Greece to Caa3

    The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local): ___ 3 a.m. President Barack Obama and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi are discussing ways to keep Greece in the eurozone. The two leaders spoke by phone on Wednesday. The White House...
  • Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline

     Greece in limbo: Shuttered banks keep lifeline
    Greece braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks Thursday, as Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country's deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend. Banks have been closed all week to...
  • Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture

    The Greek government vowed Wednesday to go ahead with plans to have the people decide whether they want more austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal. Greece offered more concessions to its creditors, but was rebuffed — Eurozone finance...
  • World mayors, others pitch in toward global climate accord

    French President Francois Hollande said Wednesday that money is the main roadblock to a global accord at a U.N. climate conference in Paris this year. Poor countries need investment to adapt to climate change, and rich countries need to invest in cleaner...
  • France still concerned following US-owned gas plant attack

    French President Francois Hollande says authorities remain concerned about the American-owned gas plant attack last week by a man with links to Islamic extremists in Syria. Hollande met with police in Lyon on Wednesday and the firefighter who apprehended...
  • Tsipras says Greece ready to accept creditors' terms with new bailout

    Tsipras says Greece ready to accept creditors' terms with new bailout
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras backtracked Wednesday on his refusal to accept Eurozone creditors' demands for deeper spending cuts in exchange for more loans to keep the economy afloat, telling the international lenders in a letter that the austerity...
  • France's toxic mix of demographics, terrorism and a presidential election

    France's toxic mix of demographics, terrorism and a presidential election
    If you think immigration is a poisonous issue in American politics, spare a moment of sympathy for France, where demographics, terrorism and a presidential election have collided to produce a truly toxic mix. For decades, France has grappled with the...
  • Militants strike in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, killing as many as 60

    Armed militants struck within hours of each other on three continents Friday, wielding bombs, firearms and a gruesome display of a decapitated head in a demonstration of the growing global reach of Islamist violence. The militant group Islamic State...