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  • Greece makes new proposals to end bailout impasse

    New Greek proposals aimed at ending a long standoff with international bailout creditors and unlocking vital rescue funds were received with little visible enthusiasm in Brussels on Tuesday. Greece has just three weeks to conclude a deal before its...
  • France to fight joblessness by boosting temporary contracts

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls wants to allow employers to extend short-term job contracts, as the government gradually loosens labor restrictions in a bid to fight persistently high unemployment. Generous protections on long-term contracts have...
  • Benin's president says he will not run for third term

    President of Benin Thomas Boni Yayi says he will not run for a third term next year in accord with his country's constitution, dismissing suspicions by the opposition that he would try to be re-elected. "My name will not appear in any ballot anymore,"...
  • American held in Yemen freed; French hostage pleas for help

    American held in Yemen freed; French hostage pleas for help
    One of several Americans held by Iranian-backed Shiite rebels in Yemen was set free on Monday, a U.S. official said, as a French hostage abducted in Yemen by an unknown party appeared in a video pleading for help. The rebels, known as Houthis, seized...
  • THE LATEST: Bavarian police say G-7 less violent than feared

    5:44 p.m. (1544GMT; 11:44 a.m. EDT) Eight officers were injured and 72 people were detained temporarily, but Bavarian police say the G-7 summit passed without significant disturbances, and with far fewer potentially violent protesters than expected....
  • Greek government faces dissent as debt deadline nears

    Greece's cash-strapped government faced fresh dissent from within the ruling Syriza party on Monday after failing to deliver on a promise to reach an agreement with rescue lenders over the weekend. With a debt repayment looming Friday that Greece...
  • Qatar files defamation suit against French politician

    Qatar says it has filed a defamation suit against a senior official in France's far-right National Front party over comments linking the Gulf nation to terrorism. Qatar said Monday it brought the case against Florian Philippot in France after he...
  • Chilean president starts official visit to France

    Chilean president Michelle Bachelet starts a two-day official visit to France aimed at boosting economic exchanges between the two countries. Bachelet is to meet with French President Francois Hollande later Monday at the Elysee Palace, where she will...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Obama huddles on G-7 sidelines over pressing Mideast problems, pushes Russia sanctions President Barack Obama was huddling with allies Monday on the sidelines of an international summit to address pressing Mideast problems while trying to convince...
  • EU official: Greece wasn't handed take-it-or-leave-it bid

    A top European Union official said Sunday that Greece's creditors didn't deliver a take-it-or-leave-it ultimatum to end the standoff over the country's international bailout, disputing how the latest proposal has been presented in Greece. The comments...
  • At G-7 summit, Obama calls for tough stance against Russia

    At G-7 summit, Obama calls for tough stance against Russia
    As President Obama went into a summit of world leaders in the Alps on Sunday, he made a promise over beer and wurst with Bavarian villagers to take a tough stance against Russian intervention in neighboring territories. One of his top priorities at...