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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 3:27pm

Greeks hit by closed banks, warnings from eurozone

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a July 5 referendum that could determine whether the country has to ditch the euro currency and return to the drachma....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 3:18pm

International economists release critical Puerto Rico report

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- International economists released a critical report on Puerto Rico's economy Monday on the heels of the governor's warning that the island can't pay its $72 billion public debt....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 3:17pm

Turkmenistan honors president by opening park in his name

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) -- Turkmenistan has marked its leader's 58th birthday by opening a park named after him, a move reflecting his blossoming personality cult....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 3:14pm

For world, limited options if Iran talks fall apart

CAIRO (AP) -- The Iranian nuclear talks are playing out in classic fashion: A self-imposed deadline appears to have been extended due to stubborn disputes, with the sides publicly sticking to positions and facing internal pressure from opponents ready to pounce on any compromise....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 3:11pm

The next act: what happens now in Greece's drama

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Greece has entered the twilight zone....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 1:44pm

Israeli navy peacefully intercepts Gaza-bound vessel

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's navy intercepted a Swedish vessel attempting to breach a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip early Monday and was redirecting it to an Israeli port, where it said the foreign activists would be questioned before they are sent back to their home countries....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 12:47pm

New arrests in Tunisia attack as Europeans honor victims

SOUSSE, Tunisia (AP) -- Top European security officials paid a somber homage on Tunisian sands Monday to 38 people killed at a beach resort, as Tunisian authorities announced the arrest of seven alleged accomplices of the gunman....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 11:35am

Kuwait mosque bomber raised no red flags, transited Bahrain

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The Saudi man who blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque in Kuwait managed to slip out of his home country without raising any red flags and board a commercial flight transiting nearby Bahrain less than 24 hours before the deadly attack....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 11:01am

The Latest: Tunisia official says 7 arrested in beach attack

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- The latest on the response to last week's beach attack in Tunisia that killed dozens (all times local)....

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Monday, Jun 29, 2015 - 4:54am

Tunisia struggles to find balanced response to terror

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisia has reason to fear a terror attack. The only democracy that emerged from the turmoil of the 2011 Arab Spring has seen more of its young men join the Islamic State group than any other nation, and many have returned, battle-hardened, to spread radical ideologies back home. It's also a country full of vulnerable targets, with an economy that depends on welcoming European tourists to its warm Mediterranean shore....

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