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Greece's newly-appointed PM Tsipras places his hand on his heart during a ceremony at the Kessariani shooting range site where hundreds of members of the Greek Resistance were executed by Nazi occupation forces during World War II in Athens

Greek PM Tsipras pushes on with radical change, markets tumble

Athens :  Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised “radical” change on Wednesday as his new government swiftly moved to roll back key parts of Greece’s international bailout, prompting a third day of losses on financial markets. A swift...
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Tsipras sworn in as Greece PM, to fight bailout terms

Agencies, Athens Greek left-wing leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in on Monday as the Prime Minister of a new hardline, anti-bailout government determined to face down international lenders and end nearly five years of tough economic measures....
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Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking Iran nuclear plan secrets

Alexandria (Virginia) A former CIA officer was convicted on Monday of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran’s nuclear program in a case that, until the eve of the trial, was as much about the journalist who published the leaks...
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Dianne Wiest is forced to leave NYC apartment after not finding enough work to pay rent

Agencies, New York She is a two-time Oscar-winning actress. But Dianne Wiest is reportedly struggling to find enough work to afford her New York City apartment. Speaking to the New York Times, the 66-year-old explained how she finds it difficult...
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India US reach breakthrough on nuclear deal; Pol leadership took call

Agencies, New Delhi, India and the United States today said they had broken the logjam of years over the implementation of the nuclear deal by reaching an understanding over the vexed issue of liability of suppliers. The breakthrough was announced...
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Thai ex-PM impeached and facing criminal charges

Agencies, Bangkok Thailand’s junta-stacked parliament voted Friday to impeach former premier Yingluck Shinawatra, hours after prosecutors announced plans to indict her for corruption in a double blow that risks reigniting the country’s...
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Safe havens in Pak not acceptable: Obama

Agencies, New Delhi In a stern message to Pakistan, US President Barack Obama has said the safe havens of terrorism within that country “not acceptable” and that those behind the Mumbai attack must face justice. Ahead of his visit here,...
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Obama Seeks Action by Congress to Secure US

Agencies, Washington As he enters his seventh year at the nation’s helm, President Barack Obama put forward an agenda he said will strengthen national and global security. Speaking from the U.S. Capitol Tuesday evening, Obama addressed the...