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After Rejecting Referendum, Greeks Feel Betrayed By Latest Bailout Plan

Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject austerity in a referendum last week. But now their government is being forced by European leaders to implement more austerity to avoid leaving the euro.
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People Of Myanmar Face Obstacles Ahead Of Fall Elections

Preparations are accelerating for elections in Myanmar this fall. But there are serious doubts about whether the vote can be free and fair.
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The Real Hunger Games: Peru's Wachiperi Use Arrows To Nab Dinner

But their archery traditions are changing. They lay off endangered animals, and the women in the community are eager to take lessons so they don't have to depend on the men for a main course.
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Bemused Or Irritated? Pope Reacts To Gift Of 'Communist Crucifix'

Francis received an unusual gift from Bolivian President Evo Morales — a crucifix in the shape of a hammer and sickle.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Greece moves toward a bailout deal with its creditors. Diplomats negotiating a plan on Iran’s nuclear program fail to meet a deadline. And the Chinese government tries to halt a stock market slide. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Forecast Says Oil Price Could Fall Amid Weak Demand

The International Energy Agency, in its latest forecast, says demand will continue to slow well into next year, but that a "rebalance" of the market will eventually stabilize prices.
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Eruption Of Indonesian Volcano Forces Closure Of Airports

Five airports on Java, Bali and Lombok have been closed as a result of the eruption of Mount Raung, which has sent clouds of ash drifting over the region.
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Kathmandu Is Cowed By Abandoned Cattle

In the post-earthquake chaos, farmers are turning loose old cows and baby bulls. The city doesn't have the resources to deal with the wandering bovines.
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The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

Goal-setting closed achievement gaps in a recent experiment. The key element? Students put their thoughts in writing.
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Greek PM Tries To Sell Bailout Proposal At Home While Creditors Review It Abroad

In a meeting with the ruling coalition in Athens, Alexis Tsipras said Greeks had given him a mandate to get a better deal not bow out of the eurozone.

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