ATHENS - Thousands of Greeks worried about the prospect of crashing out of Europe's currency union rallied in Athens on Tuesday behind a "Yes" vote in a referendum on whether to accept tough terms demanded by creditors to keep the country afloat.
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CAIRO - At least three people were killed on Tuesday when a car bomb exploded near a police station in Cairo's western suburb of 6th of October City, security sources said, a day after an attack killed Egypt's top public prosecutor.
DUBLIN - Legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry in Ireland will be delayed until later this year following a legal challenge against last month's gay marriage referendum, a government minister was quoted as saying on Tuesday.
AMMAN - Islamic State fighters stormed the Syrian town of Tel Abyad on the Turkish border on Tuesday and captured a neighbourhood from the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, but suffered setbacks in the northeastern city of Hasaka, a monitor and the army said.
BERLIN - Germanwings is offering 25,000 euros ($27,958) compensation payments to close relatives of those killed in the March 24 plane crash for their pain and suffering, it said on Tuesday.
ANKARA - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has built a career on attacking the elite, secularist tradition reviled by many of his pious supporters. In the heat of political battle, he has even accused secular opponents of allying with terrorists.
* Malta PM: Greece willing to suspend referendum if talks resume -report