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More Than 100 Dead in Sinai Terrorist Attack

Egypt’s army said on Wednesday more than 100 attackers and 17 soldiers were killed in simultaneous attacks on military checkpoints in North Sinai, in the most sustained fighting of its…

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Sir Nicholas Winton Dies at 106

He was just a 29-year-old clerk at the London Stock Exchange when he faced the challenge of a lifetime. Traveling with a friend to Czechoslovakia in 1938, as the drums…

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Greece’s Tsipras Digs In Against Bailout

A defiant Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras urged Greeks on Wednesday to reject an international bailout deal, wrecking any prospect of repairing broken relations with EU partners before a referendum on…

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Iran Nuclear Talks Extended

Iran and world powers gave themselves an extra week to reach a nuclear accord, extending a deadline due to expire on Tuesday, while President Barack Obama said there would be…

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Greece Hits New Low

Greece slipped deeper into its financial abyss on Tuesday as the bailout program it has relied on for five years expired and eurozone finance chiefs decided not to extend it…

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Queen Elizabeth Visits Bergen-Belsen

Queen Elizabeth II concluded her three-day state visit to Germany on Friday with a somber visit to Bergen-Belsen, the first former Nazi concentration camp she has visited. The queen and…

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Islamic State Beheads Two Women in Syria

Islamic State terrorists beheaded two women on charges of “sorcery” in a northeastern province of Syria, a monitoring group reported Tuesday, in what it said marked the Sunni terrorist group’s…

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Greece in Crisis

Stunned Greeks faced shuttered banks, long supermarket lines and overwhelming uncertainty on Monday as a breakdown in talks with international lenders plunged their country deep into crisis. With Greece’s bailout…

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WikiLeaks Says NSA Spied on French Business

WikiLeaks has released documents that it says show that the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdropped on France’s top finance officials and high-stakes French export bids over a decade in what…

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Islamic State Attacks Two Cities in Northern Syria

After weeks of setbacks, the Islamic State group launched swift counteroffensives Thursday on predominantly Kurdish areas of northern Syria, killing and wounding dozens and setting off car bombs, activists and…

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