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Greeks on Sunday cast their votes in a key referendum on whether to accept the terms of a bailout by international lenders. Reports indicated a high turnout in the referendum and opinion polls showed voters evenly split. The results are expected in the coming hours. The referendum is essentially...

In this week's address, the U.S. President Barack Obama wished everyone a happy Fourth of July. He honored the individuals who, throughout the history of America, have struggled and sacrificed to make this country a better place, from Founding Fathers, to the men and women in uniform serving at home...

The Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated the President of the United States of America Barack Obama on Independence Day, and expressed confidence that Russia and the USA can find solutions to the most complicated international issues and efficiently resist global threats and challenges...

Due to the precarious political and security situation in Burundi and the Government of Burundi's unwillingness to engage in good faith efforts to negotiate a solution, the United States has suspended several security assistance programs on which it has cooperated with Burundi. "In response to the...

The UN Security Council has called on the Government of Mali to swiftly investigate the deadly terrorist attack on a United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), and bring the perpetrators to justice, stressing that those responsible for the attack should be held...

The European Union and Afghanistan on Thursday signed a Cooperation Agreement on Partnership and Development (CAPD), in the presence of President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul, the Afghan capital. President Ghani underlined that the Agreement will mark a new phase of comprehensive cooperation and pave the...

The European Commission on Thursday has found the amended restructuring plan of Osterreichische Volksbanken AG (OVAG) and the Volksbanken-Verbund (Verbund) to be in line with EU state aid rules. The Austrian Volksbanken sector consists of a central institute, OVAG, and the Verbund, which includes...

The European Commission on Thursday approved the prolongation of an Irish scheme for the orderly winding-up of credit unions until December 31, 2015 under EU state aid rules. Credit unions are financial cooperatives that provide access to credit and savings facilities to their members. They are regulated...

The European Commission on Thursday approved the acquisition of Pirelli S.p.A. of Italy by the China National Tyre and Rubber Co. Ltd ('CNRC') based in Beijing, under the EU Merger Regulation. Both companies are active in the production and supply of tires sold both, as original equipment ('OEM' tires)...

The European Commission has found that public funding of EUR 270 million to build a new cross-Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules. The new infrastructure furthers EU transport policy objectives without unduly distorting competition in the internal market. Welcoming...

Rally_02Jul15.jpg President Barack Obama traveled to Wisconsin on Thursday to tout his recently announced plan to provide more overtime pay for U.S. workers.

confederateflag-070215.jpg A majority of Americans see the Confederate flag as a symbol of Southern pride rather than a symbol of racism, according to the results of a CNN/ORC International poll, although most still say the flag should be removed from government property.

airlines-070215.jpg The Justice Department has initiated a probe to find out if airlines are colluding to limit seating capacity in order to benefit from higher airfares.

reid-070215.jpg Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., touted Thursday's monthly jobs report as a sign of economic progress but said his Republican colleagues could be doing more to help American workers.

sanders-070215.jpg Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has seen a significant jump in support in the Iowa Democratic Caucus, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll, although he continues to trail front-runner Hillary Clinton.

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