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Iran, six powers entrenched as clock ticks to nuclear deadline

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and major powers were struggling on Monday to reach a preliminary nuclear accord as "gloom" set in, with both sides sticking to their positions a day before a self-imposed deadline. | Video

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Germany says Greece must flesh out reforms to unlock aid

ATHENS/BERLIN - Greece's biggest creditor Germany said on Monday that the euro zone would give Athens no further financial aid until it has a more detailed list of reforms and some are enacted into law, adding to scepticism over plans presented last week. | Video

Greece, World, Germany 12:07pm EDT

Special Report: Inside Hungary's $10.8 billion nuclear deal with Russia

BUDAPEST - Its currency is wounded and its economy besieged by sanctions, yet Russia still has money to spare for potential allies overseas. Even as it scrabbles for foreign funds, Moscow is poised to make a 10 billion euro ($10.8 billion) loan to Hungary, one of the European Union members most sympathetic to it.

Dufry details $4 billion fundraising plan for WDF buy

ZURICH - Dufry AG has fleshed out plans for its takeover of Italy's World Duty Free SpA (WDF) , as the Swiss company seeks to consolidate its position as the biggest player in the fast-growing airport retail sector.

Italy, Deals 5:39am EDT

Nigeria's Buhari gains early ground amid vote tally fears

ABUJA - Nigerian presidential challenger Muhammadu Buhari recorded thumping majorities in key northern states on Monday, as the United States and Britain expressed concerns about meddling with the vote count.

World, Africa 12:14pm EDT

Second blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh

DHAKA - A blogger was hacked to death by assailants using machetes in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday, the second attack in five weeks on a critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority nation.

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