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Germany, France press Greece to make fast, credible proposals


PARIS/ATHENS - France and Germany told Greece on Monday to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, a day after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject more austerity. | Video

Greece, World, France, Germany 7:51pm EDT

Iran demands end to U.N. missile sanctions, West refuses


VIENNA - A dispute over U.N. sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and a broader arms embargo were among issues holding up a nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers on Monday, the day before their latest self-imposed deadline. | Video

Obama says U.S. to increase support for Syria opposition


WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama pledged to increase U.S. support for the moderate opposition in Syria's civil war on Monday and said the United States needed to do more at home to prevent attacks and combat Islamic State efforts to recruit followers. | Video

World, Politics, Syria 6:46pm EDT

Syria's al-Qaeda offshoot Nusra stages suicide bombing in Aleppo: monitor

BEIRUT - A suicide bomber from Syria's al Qaeda offshoot the Nusra Front blew himself up in a Syrian army outpost in a contested neighborhood in the divided northern city of Aleppo and killed at least 25 soldiers and allied militia and injured scores, a monitor said.

World, Syria 6:14pm EDT

Britain remembers 7/7 victims 10 years after London bombings


LONDON - Britain will fall silent on Tuesday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of attacks targeting London public transport which killed 56 people, the first suicide bombings by Islamist militants in western Europe.

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Teenager blows herself up near mosque in Nigeria's second city

KANO, Nigeria - A teenager blew herself up near a mosque on Monday night in an apparent suicide attack attempt in Kano, Nigeria's second-largest city, police said.

World, Africa 7:04pm EDT

Manila finds marker with Chinese writing, buoys in disputed waters: sources

PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines - The Philippine navy recently found a large steel marker bearing Chinese inscriptions and hundreds of yellow buoys in waters near the Reed Bank, an area of the South China Sea where Manila has long explored for oil and gas, Philippine naval sources said.

Islamic State takes ground from Syrian Kurds after air strikes

BEIRUT - Islamic State fighters stormed a Syrian town held by Kurdish-led forces near Raqqa city on Monday, part of a wider offensive by the militants two days after their de facto capital was hit by some of the heaviest U.S.-led air strikes in the conflict. | Video

World, Syria 3:49pm EDT

Air strikes kill nearly 100 in Yemen, cast shadow on truce talks


DUBAI/ADEN - Nearly 100 people were killed on Monday in air strikes across Yemen, the Houthi-run state news agency reported, as a Saudi-led coalition stepped up attacks that are likely to weigh on efforts to broker a humanitarian truce. | Video

World, United Nations, Yemen 7:21pm EDT

Balkan route a road of beatings for migrants, refugees: Amnesty


NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Police in some Balkan nations are abusing thousands of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, many of them children, as they travel across the region to reach the European Union (EU), Amnesty International said in a report.

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