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Greece at odds with EU/IMF lenders in 'tough' bailout review

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ATHENS - Greece is locked in tough negotiations with its foreign lenders, with "nerves stretched" on both sides, the finance minister warned on Tuesday, raising the temperature as Athens tries to exit an unpopular bailout program.

Thousands of Greeks march against austerity to mark 1973 uprising

ATHENS - Tens of thousands of Greeks poured into the streets to march against austerity on Monday in one of the biggest anniversary protests in recent years to mark a bloody 1973 student revolt against the then-ruling military junta. | Video

World, 17 Nov 2014

Euro zone backs ESM credit line for Greece after bailout exit

BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers backed on Thursday a precautionary credit line for Greece after the country exits its bailout at the end of the year, in a bid to balance the need to reassure investors with the demands of domestic Greek politics.

06 Nov 2014

Exclusive: Euro zone considers three bailout exit options for Greece

BRUSSELS - Euro zone finance ministers will consider three options on Thursday for what happens after Greece exits its bailout at the end of the year, seeking to balance the need to reassure investors with the demands of domestic Greek politics.

06 Nov 2014

Greek opposition accuses government of arranging new bailout

ATHENS - Greece's leftist opposition Syriza has accused Athens of effectively arranging a new bailout deal with foreign lenders after the finance minister said there would be some supervision of reforms by the EU and IMF once the current bailout ends.

06 Nov 2014

From firebrand to PM-in-waiting, Greek leftist smells power

ATHENS - Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece's far-left Syriza party, recently traveled to Frankfurt and Rome to meet European leaders. He is softening his confrontational tone with Greece's international lenders. He has a drafted an agenda for the first 100 days of a future government.

World, 04 Nov 2014

Qatar pares support for Islamists but careful to preserve ties

DOHA - Qatar has joined the American-led coalition to fight Islamic State, yet the emirate is a haven for anti-Western groups and foreign diplomats have reported seeing cars with Islamic State logos in an affluent bay district.

World, Syria 03 Nov 2014

Qatar pares support for Islamists but careful to preserve ties

DOHA - Qatar has joined the American-led coalition to fight Islamic State, yet the emirate is a haven for anti-Western groups and foreign diplomats have reported seeing cars with Islamic State logos in an affluent bay district.

World, Syria 02 Nov 2014

ECB faces test of its own as Europe braces for landmark banking review

FRANKFURT - After putting the euro zone's top 130 banks through their paces, the European Central Bank will face a test of its own on Sunday - will its landmark health check succeed in convincing investors the region's lenders are safe?

Greece's anti-bailout party leads conservatives in latest poll

ATHENS - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's conservatives if an election were held now but its lead has slipped from last month, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.

World, 25 Oct 2014