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Greek minister: Europe can't afford to let Athens go under

ATHENS - Europe will lose a trillion euros if it allows Greece to go under, the country's finance minister said on Saturday, accusing creditors of 'terrorizing' Greeks into accepting austerity in a referendum on bailout terms. | Video

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Rockets land in Israel, Egypt's IS affiliate claims responsibility

JERUSALEM/CAIRO - Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces. | Video

Egypt, Israel 12:41am EDT

Japan pledges $6 billion to Mekong nations as China prepares new bank

TOKYO - Japan said on Saturday it would extend around $6 billion in development aid to Mekong region countries, as China prepares to launch a new institutional lender seen as encroaching on the regional clout of Tokyo and ally Washington.

China, Japan 03 Jul 2015

Malaysia's attorney general says has seen documents on Najib allegations

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's attorney-general said on Saturday that a task force investigating state fund 1MDB had passed several documents to him, including ones connected to allegations that money was transferred into the account of Prime Minister Najib Razak.

7:26am EDT

Afghan parliament rejects second defense minister nominee

KABUL - Afghanistan's parliament rejected the second nominee for defense minister on Saturday, leaving the key position in limbo after nine months and as the Taliban insurgency makes gains against foreign-backed government forces.

Afghanistan 3:59am EDT

Spain arrests Moroccan accused of distributing Islamic State propaganda

MADRID - Spanish police arrested a Moroccan man in the north eastern city of Badalona on Saturday accused of distributing militant Islamist propaganda across social networks, the Interior Ministry said.

6:48am EDT

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