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Tsipras to form anti-bailout Greek government after big victory

ATHENS - Greek leftwing leader Alexis Tsipras struck a deal with a right-wing party to form a government to confront international lenders and reverse years of painful austerity following a crushing election victory by his Syriza party. | Video

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Al Qaeda militants kill Yemeni soldier in southern Yemen: official

ADEN - Al Qaeda militants attacked a military checkpoint in southern Yemen on Monday, killing a soldier and wounding two others, a local official told Reuters. Two of the gunmen were also killed.

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Turkey opens biggest refugee camp for 35,000 from Kobani

ISTANBUL - Turkey opened its biggest refugee camp on Sunday to house 35,000 people fleeing fighting between Kurdish forces and Islamist militants in Syria's Kobani, national disaster management agency AFAD said.

Syria, Turkey 4:19am EST

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.

Mubarak's sons released from Egypt prison: prison officials

CAIRO - The sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were released from prison on Monday, prison officials said, a day after the violent anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled the autocrat.

Egypt 5:30am EST

Malaysia Airlines website targeted by hacker group 'Cyber Caliphate'

KUALA LUMPUR - A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked on Monday the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines (MAS), but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected. | Video

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