Thousands of Greeks gathered late Friday at rallies in Athens organized by opposing sides planning to vote “yes” or “no” in Sunday’s bailout referendum after a top court rejected concerns about the legality of the poll.
In an eleventh-hour appeal, Iran’s foreign minister used a video clip Friday to prod the six world powers he is negotiating with to abandon “coercive” tactics and strike a deal over his nation’s nuclear program.
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says the Bank of Greece has recommended that banks remain closed and restrictions be imposed on transactions, after the European Central Bank didn’t increase the amount of emergency liquidity the lenders can access from the central bank.
The United States insists on more intrusive monitoring than Iran is ready to give. With these and other disputes still unresolved, the likelihood that the Tuesday target deadline for an Iran nuclear deal could slip was increasingly growing even before the U.S. confirmation.
Kuwait has identified the bomber who carried out a deadly suicide attack in a Shiite mosque as a citizen of Saudi Arabia who arrived in the small Persian Gulf nation just hours before blowing himself up, the Kuwaiti Interior Ministry said Sunday.
Yassine Salhi, 35, was handcuffed and wearing jeans, a knee-length djellabah robe and a loose towel over his head when judicial police led him into his residence in the town of Saint-Priest, outside the city of Lyon, where police were searching for Salhi’s passport to determine if he had traveled abroad before Friday’s attack.
A Russian booster rocket on Friday successfully launched an unmanned cargo ship to the International Space Station, whose crew is anxiously awaiting it after the successive failures of two previous supply missions.
The sources said the proposal would make the Internet available through Wi-Fi connections and cellular phones, much like Google Ideas executive Brett Perlmutter suggested during a recent visit to Havana.
The U.N. children's agency says children are suffering as a result of instability and election-related violence in Burundi including three killed in the last five days and dozens forced to flee from school.
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