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Greece may seek up to 24 billion euros in first new aid tranche: paper

ATHENS - Greece may seek 24 billion euros in a first tranche of bailout aid from international lenders in August to prop up its banks and repay debts falling due at the ECB, a pro-government Greek newspaper said in its early Sunday editions.

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Yemeni vice president arrives in Aden, fighting continues in country

ADEN, Yemen - Yemeni vice president Khaled Bahah arrived in the southern port city of Aden on Saturday, the most senior official from Yemen's exiled government to visit since local fighters drove out the Iranian-backed Houthis.

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Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of 'provocative' attacks

BEIRUT/ISTANBUL - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. | Video

World, Turkey, Syria 01 Aug 2015

Airplane debris arrives in France for Malaysia crash investigation

PARIS/KUALA LUMPUR - Airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to a vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 arrived in France on Saturday for investigators to study its origin. | Video

Merkel to run for fourth term in 2017: Der Spiegel

BERLIN - Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has governed Germany since 2005, has decided to run for a fourth term and has started planning her 2017 re-election campaign, Der Spiegel news magazine said on Saturday in an unsourced report.

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Pacific Rim free trade talks fall short of deal

LAHAINA, Hawaii - Pacific Rim trade ministers failed to clinch a deal on Friday to free up trade between a dozen nations after a dispute flared up over auto trade between Japan and North America, New Zealand dug in over dairy trade and no agreement was reached on monopoly periods for next-generation drugs. | Video

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Bobbi Kristina Brown funeral draws crowd of onlookers

ALPHARETTA, Ga., - Dozens of onlookers gathered on Saturday near a Georgia church for the funeral of Bobbi Kristina Brown, the 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston, who died this week, months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub.

Five found shot to death in Mexico City apartment

MEXICO CITY - Four women and a man were found dead in a middle-class neighborhood in the Mexican capital on Friday, a rare occurrence in the city despite drug violence hot spots elsewhere in the country.