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  • Greeks mull consequences of crucial bailout referendum

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With the crucial austerity referendum a day away, Greeks contemplated Saturday how their vote will shape their future and the impact a “yes” or “no” will have on the country’s youth.…

  • 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…

  • Brave dog Leo honored with monument in Serbian town

    PANCEVO, Serbia (AP) — Normally, Leo would run away at the sight of a bigger dog. The small dachshund liked most to cuddle with his owners or ride in the back seat of the family…

  • Would Greek exit help or hurt Europe’s currency union?

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it’s not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon. What would that mean for the Greek people and…

  • Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the ‘yes’ and ‘no’ camps ahead of a bailout referendum Sunday that…

  • Iran to US: Nuke deal could result in joint cooperation

    VIENNA (AP) — In a message to Washington, Iran’s foreign minister on Friday called for an end to “coercion and pressure” at the nuclear talks, suggesting a deal acceptable to his country will open the…