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Anti-Austerity Greek Government Yields Ground At EU Summit

The Greek government has been given some time to work out a deal with its creditors. Eurozone and International Monetary Fund officials are scrutinizing the latest proposal.
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China's Island-Building Has Neighbors On Edge, But Tensions May Be Easing

In just 18 months, China has created more than 2,000 acres of new land where before there were just waves and reef, according to the U.S., which sees the work as a threat to regional stability.
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Painfully Skinny Jeans Land A Woman In The Hospital

It turns out jeans really can be too tight. An Australian woman suffered nerve and muscle damage after wearing super-skinny jeans. She couldn't walk and was hospitalized, but has since recovered.
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EU Leaders Consider Economic Reform Proposal To Prevent Greek Default

European leaders met Monday in a last-ditch effort to keep Greece from defaulting on loan payments that are due soon. There was no resolution, but both sides will reconvene later this week.
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U.N. Report Finds Israel, Hamas Possibly Committed War Crimes In Gaza

A United Nations report accuses both Israel and Hamas of possible war crimes during the war in Gaza last summer.
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U.S., China Face Tensions At 7th Strategic And Economic Dialogue

Cyber hacking and tension in the South China Sea will be among the issues discussed during the seventh annual U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, on Monday in Washington, D.C. The three-day event focuses on addressing the immediate and long-term economic and strategic interests of both countries.
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Greek Proposals Raise Hope Of Deal On Bailout

A Greek proposal could pave the way for another installment of a multibillion-dollar bailout. The move could stave off a Greek default on its debt and prevent the country from exiting the eurozone.
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Russia And The West Play Tug Of War; Serbia Feels Caught In The Middle

Serbia has long had close ties to Russia. But as with other Slavic countries, it's also looking to develop ties with Western Europe. It's a tough balance to strike these days.
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Taliban Militants Attack Afghan Parliament In Kabul

Authorities were eventually able to repel the attack, killing all of the Taliban militants. More than a dozen civilians were hurt in the attack.
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Summit To Concentrate On Greece's Impending Deadline To Repay IMF Loan

Eurozone leaders are to meet in Brussels on Monday in a hastily called summit aimed at resolving the Greek debt crisis. Greece has until the end of the month to make a huge debt payment to the IMF.

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