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Greek leftists ally with right against bailout after huge election win

ATHENS - Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras on Monday agreed to team up with a right-wing party to form a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down international lenders and end nearly five years of tough economic measures. | Video

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Low expectations as Moscow hosts Syria talks

MOSCOW - Syrian opposition representatives met in Moscow on Monday at the start of a meeting which the Damascus government will join later this week in efforts to revive peace talks.

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East Coast braces, flights canceled as 'historic' blizzard bears down

NEW YORK - The East Coast of the U.S. from Philadelphia to New York City to Maine braced on Monday for a potentially historic blizzard that forecasters say could dump up to 3 feet (90 cm) of snow on the region and snarl transportation for tens of millions of people.

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New Jersey governor Christie preparing for White House run: WSJ

- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and his supporters have formed a political-action committee ahead of a likely bid for president, adding a third well-known Republican figure to the fight for campaign funds among the party's core donor class, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Yemen crisis is first big test for Saudi Arabia's King Salman

RIYADH - The turmoil hitting Saudi Arabia's neighbor Yemen will pose the first big test for King Salman, and provide a glimpse as to whether his approach to hotspots in a fragmenting region will differ from that of his late brother.

Rain on India's parade, but Obama visit keeps spirits high

NEW DELHI - U.S. President Barack Obama watched a dazzling parade of India's military might and cultural diversity on Monday, the second day of a visit trumpeted as a chance to establish a robust strategic partnership between the world's two largest democracies. | Video

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Seven Ukrainian soldiers killed in intensified rebel attacks: Kiev military

KIEV - Seven Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in intensified clashes with pro-Russian rebels in the eastern conflict zone in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Monday, reporting fierce fighting at the strategic small town of Debaltseve.