Greece sends reform plan to EU promising new tax hikes

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Greece sends reform plan to EU promising new tax hikes

The Greek government sent a package of reform proposals to its euro zone creditors on July 9 in a race to win new funds to avert bankruptcy and will seek a parliamentary vote on July 10 to endorse immediate actions.

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Euro zone gives Greece until July 11 for debt deal

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Euro zone gives Greece until July 11 for debt deal

Euro zone members have given Greece until the end of the week to come up with a proposal for sweeping reforms in return for loans that will keep the country from crashing out of Europe's currency bloc and into economic ruin.

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Greek parliament gives green light to Tspiras' bailout referendum

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Greek parliament gives green light to Tspiras' bailout referendum

Greek lawmakers on June 28 authorized Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' proposed July 5 bailout referendum, setting Greece on course for a plebiscite that has enraged international creditors and increased Greece's chances of exiting the euro zone.

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Clinton on Iraq war vote: 'I made a mistake'

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U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she made a mistake when she voted to authorize the Iraq war as a senator.

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Utah brings back firing squads

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Utah becomes the only U.S. state to authorize the use of firing squads for executions if lethal drugs are not available.

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Sick teen tells Chilean President she wants to die

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A 14-year-old girl hospitalized with cystic fibrosis in Santiago has posted a video message on Facebook asking President Michelle Bachelet to authorize her euthanasia.

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Under Xi, China's defense budget seen defying economic slowdown

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Under Xi, China's defense budget seen defying economic slowdown

President Xi Jinping is expected to authorize robust defense spending for this year despite China's slowing economy, determined to strengthen the country's armed capabilities amid growing unease in Beijing at Washington's renewed focus on Asia.

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Obama set to announce executive order on cybersecurity threat data

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Obama set to announce executive order on cybersecurity threat data

President Barack Obama is expected to announce an executive order directing the government and companies to share more information about cybersecurity threats in response to attacks like that on Sony Entertainment.

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Obama says special forces could target IS leaders

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Obama says special forces could target IS leaders

President Barack Obama said he would not flinch from sending US special forces to kill Islamic State leaders, as he called for Congress to authorize military operations that stop short of a full-scale invasion.

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Vietnam to start work on Paracel museum in April

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Vietnam to start work on Paracel museum in April

Vietnam will begin work on a museum to house artifacts and documents that attest to its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands in the central city of Da Nang in April.

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U.S. slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

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U.S. slaps more sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

North Korea was hit with more sanctions on Friday designed to impede access to the U.S. financial system in the wake of a cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the Obama Administration has said was supported by the country.

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Two more exchange-traded funds to be launched at southern bourse

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Two more exchange-traded funds to be launched at southern bourse

The Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange (HoSE) has announced that two more exchange-traded funds (ETF) will be launched at the southern bourse by the end of the year. The exchange currently has two existing ETF.

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Turkey's parliament approves motion to allow troops in Syria and Iraq

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The Turkish parliament approves a motion that would allow the government to authorize cross-border military incursions into Iraq and Syria to fight Islamic State militants.

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House passes Obama’s Syria rebel aid, government spending

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House passes Obama’s Syria rebel aid, government spending

The U.S. House voted to train and equip Syrian rebels and temporarily finance the federal government in a bill that’s expected to clear the Senate and avoid a repeat of last year’s 16-day government shutdown.

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US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight

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US House approves plan to train Syria rebels in IS fight

US lawmakers voted Wednesday to authorize training and arming of Syrian rebels to combat Islamist radicals, a crucial step in President Barack Obama's bid to thwart extremism surging across Iraq and Syria.

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