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  • A family divided: Emotions run high ahead of Greek vote

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris is voting “yes” because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting “no” because she is tired of richer European…

  • Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors’ proposals for more austerity in exchange for…

  • Greece votes on high-stakes bailout referendum

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks started casting ballots early Sunday in the closely watched bailout referendum, with opinion polls showing people evenly split on whether to accept creditors’ proposals for more austerity in exchange for…

  • The Latest on Greece: Polls open in bailout referendum

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the referendum in Greece (all times local): ___ 7 a.m. Polls have opened across Greece in a snap referendum on whether the EU country will accept the tough…

  • Polling stations open in Greece for crucial bailout referendum.

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Polling stations open in Greece for crucial bailout referendum.

  • A family divided: Emotions run high ahead of Greek vote

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Dimitris is voting “yes” because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting “no” because she is tired of richer European…

  • Draft accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks in hand

    VIENNA (AP) — World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran’s nuclear program, advancing on…

  • Neo-Nazis rally in London, outnumbered by rivals

    LONDON (AP) — A small group of neo-Nazis have staged an anti-Semitic rally in London, but were hugely outnumbered by counter-demonstrators. About 20 far-right activists protested in central London against Shomrim, a Jewish neighborhood watch…

  • Flawed bailouts, political missteps brought Greece to brink

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — After two bailouts totaling 240 billion euros ($266 billion) and six years of depression, spending cuts and lost jobs, Greece teeters on the edge of collapse. How did it come to…

  • Spanish police arrest man suspected of recruiting jihadis

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say they have arrested a Moroccan national in the northeastern city of Badalona on suspicion of having spent months praising jihadi terrorism and disseminating propaganda for the Islamic State group.…

  • Russia’s Putin sends July 4 greetings to Obama

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated President Barack Obama on Independence Day and expressed confidence that Russia and the United States can work together to find solutions to international problems. The Kremlin…

  • Hundreds march in Istanbul in support of Uighurs

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Hundreds of people have marched in Istanbul to protest against China’s treatment of its minority Muslim Uighur community. The group, which has cultural ties to Turkey, has complained of cultural and religious…

  • Report: Serbs ask Russia to veto UN resolution on Srebrenica

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has asked Russia to veto a British U.N. Security Council resolution that would call the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian civil war in the 1990s a genocide. Serbian media said…

  • Spain’s weather stations warn of extended heat wave

    MADRID (AP) — Spain’s meteorological agency on Saturday warned people to brace for high temperatures across much of the country over the coming days, amid a lingering European heat wave. The agency said “temperatures will…

  • Analysts: Greek government’s post-referendum future unsure

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Whether Greeks decide in Sunday’s referendum to accept their lenders’ bailout deal or reject it, the government’s hold on power may be shakier than its brash prime minister has calculated, analysts…