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Greek leftist Tsipras sworn in as PM to fight bailout terms

ATHENS - Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the prime minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down international lenders and end nearly five years of tough economic measures. | Video

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Fidel Castro appears to lend support to Cuba talks with U.S.

HAVANA - Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Monday appeared to lend his support to talks with the United States in his first comments about his longtime adversary since both countries agreed last month to restore diplomatic ties.

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Rock concert, rallies overwhelm Germany's anti-Islam group

BERLIN - Germany's anti-Islam PEGIDA movement was overwhelmed by opponents of the far-right group at a rock concert for tolerance in Dresden on Monday and enormously popular counter-demonstrations in cities across the country.

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China's anti-graft unit tells sports to play fair, drop gold medal fever

BEIJING - China's sports regulator has pledged to drop the nation's obsession with gold medals after the ruling Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog warned of the damaging extent of match-fixing and cheating in sports.

China 10:08pm EST

Inquiry into London killing of ex-KGB spy Litvinenko to begin

LONDON - A long-awaited public inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko begins in London on Tuesday, nine years after the former KGB spy died after drinking tea poisoned with a rare radioactive isotope in the British capital.

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Corruption protest in Kenya's Maasai Mara region turns deadly

NAROK, Kenya - One person was killed and several injured on Monday when Kenyan police clashed with Maasais protesting against a local governor they accuse of misappropriating tourism funds from the Maasai Mara game reserve, an official said. | Video

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