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Germany, France press Greece to make credible proposals

PARIS/ATHENS - France and Germany told Greece to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, raising pressure on Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to compromise a day after his country voted overwhelmingly against more austerity. | Video

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Yemen government raises prospect of truce, air strikes kill over 40

DUBAI/ADEN - Yemen's exiled government said on Monday it expects a deal shortly on a humanitarian ceasefire that would run through the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday later this month, as air strikes by Saudi-led warplanes killed more than 40 people.

United Nations, Yemen 12:51pm EDT

Iranian nuclear deal set to make hardline Revolutionary Guards richer

VIENNA - Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have done very well out of international sanctions -- and if a nuclear deal is done in Vienna this week under which those sanctions are lifted, they are likely to do better still.

Davos 1:02pm EDT

Inside the Saudi prison that's home to new wave of jihadis

RIYADH - The man visible on the block's control room monitor, pacing his small cell in uniform grey robe, is one of a rising number of security prisoners in Saudi Arabia, where the wars in Syria and Iraq have led to a surge in domestic jihadist activity.

Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq 12:42pm EDT

Air attack possible lead in 1961 U.N. chief plane crash: inquiry

UNITED NATIONS - A United Nations inquiry into a 1961 plane crash that killed then Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold found that new information pointing to an aerial attack or threat bringing down the aircraft warrants further investigation.

United Nations 2:54pm EDT

MP tells anti-gay rally: Obama should not push gay agenda in Kenya

NAIROBI - Dozens of Kenyans rallied in Nairobi on Monday against homosexuality and a lawmaker said U.S. President Barack Obama should not push a pro-gay agenda when he visits the country later this month.

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