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Greeks deeply divided heading into crucial vote


ATHENS - Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets on Friday in rival rallies that laid bare the deep divide heading into a referendum that may decide the country’s future in Europe’s single currency. | Video

World, Business 1:07am BST

Iran nuclear talks in endgame, negotiators push on sticking points


VIENNA - A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday as negotiators wrestled with sticking points including questions about Tehran's past atomic research. | Video

World, Middle East 12:33am BST

Fri, Jul 3 2015

At least 25 Syrian al Qaeda members dead in mosque blast in Syria's Idlib - monitor

BEIRUT - An explosion at a mosque in Syria's Idlib province on Friday killed at least 25 members of the Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front, the British-based Observatory monitoring group said.

03 Jul 2015

Rockets land in Israel, Egypt's IS affiliate claims responsibility

JERUSALEM/CAIRO - Militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula fired rockets into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that caused no casualties but appeared to be linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces.

World, Egypt, Israel, Middle East 03 Jul 2015

Car bombs explode in Libya's Derma, at least six killed

BENGHAZI, Libya - At least six people were killed and 10 others wounded when several car bombs exploded in the Libyan city of Derna, a medical source said on Friday.

World, Libya 03 Jul 2015

France's Hollande says ready to hold new summit on Boko Haram


YAOUNDE - French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he is ready to organise a new summit of nations fighting Boko Haram, a militant group that has suffered defeats in recent months in its campaign to forge an Islamist state in northeastern Nigeria.

1:26am BST

Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen cities kill 16 - Houthis


SANAA - Saudi-led air strikes killed at least 16 people in Yemen on Friday, the country's dominant Houthi militia said, and the European Union and United States appealed for a pause in the war to enable aid deliveries to stricken civilians. | Video

World, Yemen, Middle East 1:03am BST

Civilian killed at Cairo protest on anniversary of Mursi ousting


CAIRO - A civilian was killed on Friday during a protest rally in Cairo in support of Egypt's former president Mohamed Mursi, security sources said, on the second anniversary of the army's overthrow of the Islamist leader.

Egypt, World, Middle East 03 Jul 2015

Guatemala Congress committee recommends ending Perez's immunity


GUATEMALA CITY - A Guatemalan congressional committee on Friday recommended President Otto Perez be stripped of his immunity from prosecution to face investigation over corruption scandals that have rocked his administration.

1:44am BST