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Obama Pushes for End to South Sudan Crisis

President Barack Obama launched a personal push for peace in South Sudan on Monday, convening African leaders for urgent talks in neighboring Ethiopia aimed at keeping the world’s newest nation…

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Obama Shrugs Off Huckabee’s Iran Criticism

President Barack Obama inserted himself deeply into the election season from this remote locale on Monday, blasting the political rhetoric of Republican presidential candidates and what he called a culture…

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Roadside Bomb Kills 4 Egyptian Troops in Sinai

A roadside bombing in Egypt’s restive northern Sinai killed at least four soldiers on Thursday, military and security officials said, adding that the attack was carried out by terrorists in…

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Greek Banks Reopen But Cash Limits Remain

Greek banks reopened Monday for the first time in three weeks, but strict limits on cash withdrawals and higher taxes on everything from coffee to diapers meant the economic outlook…

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Greek Banks to Reopen

Greece on Thursday won vital pledges of support from bailout lenders needed to keep its economy from collapsing, but officials in Athens said the painful austerity measures demanded in return…

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Egyptian Navy Vessel Targeted by Terrorists

An Egyptian navy vessel was targeted on Thursday by terrorists affiliated with Islamic State, who claimed they destroyed it with a rocket while it was anchored off the Sinai peninsula’s…

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Clashes Break Out as Greek Lawmakers Debate Austerity Bill

Rioters hurled petrol bombs at police who responded with tear gas during an anti-austerity demonstration outside parliament Wednesday, as Greek lawmakers began debating contentious measures needed to start negotiations on…

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France Says Foils Terrorist Attack on Military Sites

Security forces prevented an attack on French military installations this week by arresting four people whose leader had links to jailed jihadists, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Wednesday. According…

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‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ Found Guilty

Oskar Groening confessed during his trial to feeling “moral guilt” for serving as an SS sergeant at Auschwitz. On Wednesday, a court ruled that he was guilty of being an…

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Controversial Iran Deal Reached

Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East. President Barack…

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