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IMF warns of huge financial hole as Greek vote looms

ATHENS/WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund delivered a stark warning on Thursday of the huge financial hole facing Greece as angry and uncertain voters prepare for a referendum that could decide their country's future in Europe. | Video

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Tunisia hunts for Libya-trained suspects after hotel attack

TUNIS - Tunisian authorities were on Thursday hunting further suspects in the Sousse hotel attack identified by officials as part of a group trained in a Libyan jihadist camp alongside gunmen who carried out a massacre at a Tunis museum.

World, Tunisia, Libya 9:21am EDT

Berlin to meet U.S. ambassador over spying reports: source

BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff will meet the U.S. ambassador on Thursday to discuss allegations that U.S. spies bugged senior government ministers, a German government source said.

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Philippine ferry sinks, killing at least 36, but most passengers survive

MANILA - A ferry carrying 189 passengers and crew capsized off the central Philippines in heavy waves on Thursday, killing at least 36 people but the majority of those on board were rescued, the coast guard and police said. | Video

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Eight dead in new Saudi-led strikes on Yemen's Sanaa: agency

SANAA - Saudi-led air strikes killed eight people on Thursday in Yemen's capital Sanaa, residents and a news agency reported, the first such attacks after a lull of several days.

World, United Nations, Yemen 2:07pm EDT

Egyptian air strikes kill 23 militants in North Sinai: sources

ISMAILIA, Egypt - Egypt launched air strikes on Islamist militant targets in the Sinai peninsula on Thursday, killing 23 fighters a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years, security sources said.

World, Egypt 9:43am EDT

Thousands evacuated after freight train derails, catches fire, in Tennessee

- A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed and a car caught fire in Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people on Thursday, while 10 officers were hospitalized after breathing in fumes, officials said. | Video