US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...buffer-zone plan have yet to be announced, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Ankara and Washington have no...reached 1,050, according to the office of Turkey's prime minister.However, in the absence of a no-fly zone to neutralize...
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Greece tackles final reform hurdle before new bailout talks

...bailout, with attention focusing on government dissenters who have vowed to reject the measures.Despite the revolt in Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' own party, parliament is expected to approve the draft legislation in the second such crucial vote...
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Greek banks reopen: Cash limits remain, taxes soar

...contracted around 25 percent.The higher taxes formed a key plank of last week's bailout agreement between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and European creditors. Following months of growing distrust, Greece's partners in the 19-country...
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Turkey suspects Islamic State behind bomb that killed 31

...with a terrorism incident," Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said. "We have...statement on Twitter, Deputy Prime Minister Yalcin Akdogan said such "despicable...casualty figures were released by the prime minister's office and the Interior Ministry...
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Greek banks to reopen after cash pledge from lenders

...came as a relief in Greece, where banks and the stock market have been closed for nearly three weeks.Officials in Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' government, however, were still reeling from the contentious post-midnight vote that saw one-in-four...
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My Turn: Informed sources say Iran nuclear deal is good for America

...Fox News endorsed more distortion of the facts. "This deal repeats the mistakes made with North Korea," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu states in a video clip used by anchor Trish Regan. "There too we were assured that inspections...
Obama on Iran deal: Only way to avert an arms race

...lawmakers who are skeptical of the deal to "remember the alternative."Yet critics of the deal - including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu - were only growing more outspoken. Addressing his country's parliament on Wednesday, Netanyahu...
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Clashes break out as Greek lawmakers debate austerity bill

...and led to a revolt by many party members against Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who has insisted the deal on his ministry's website that the deal the prime minister reached was "unacceptable" and calling on him to...
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Iran accord: 'New chapter' or a 'historic mistake'?

...various financial restrictions on Iranian banks. Iran could also sell more oil, bringing down crude prices.Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who lobbied unceasingly against a deal, called it a "stunning historic mistake" and warned...
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Talks with skeptical creditors resume

...The economy is in freefall and the country faces big debt repayments in coming weeks.Early on Saturday, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras cleared one hurdle. Lawmakers in the Greek parliament overwhelmingly backed a package of economic...
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