As tens of thousands rallied in Athens ahead of a Sunday referendum on economic reforms, Greek officials said the country has few good options if European negotiators refuse to yield.

The violence has broken a period of calm, and some wonder if a new confrontation is about to erupt.

A debate has raged over who is to blame for the hundreds of Britons who have left to join the Islamic State.

The foreign minister released a friendly video message as the long nuclear talks enter their final hours.

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Islamic State destroys priceless statues in ancient city of Palmyra

The jihadists destroyed, among other objects, a famous 2,000-year-old lion statue.

The war over Benghazi is still happening in Benghazi

Don't forget that Benghazi is a real place -- not a Washington scandal.

The Islamic State routinely shares gruesome images of those it kills. But governments do it, too.

The Egyptian military is sharing images of dead militants on Facebook.

Wary of Russian ire, Western leaders are backing away from Georgia's E.U. and NATO dreams.

Tariq al-Harzi, who orchestrated the movement of fighters, died as his brother did a day earlier in Iraq.

The transition would be a financial experiment run on the fly — and could cause runaway inflation.

New documents raise questions about higher-ups’ responsibility for the Tlatlaya killings last year.

Officials hope that the slow pace of training will pick up, but recruits face a host of challenges.

Dominicans of Haitian descent were targeted even when they had valid documentation, report says.

The group has launched a spate of attacks during Ramadan.

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Foreign ministers are meeting in Vienna ahead of an extended deadline for an agreement.

The jihadists have quelled opposition, but some say attention to daily needs is dimming prospects of recapture.

The six Russian officials are on an E.U. sanctions blacklist for their roles in the crisis in Ukraine.

More than 11,200 people have died of Ebola since last year, nearly all in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

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Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s contradictory actions confused both his allies and European leaders.

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Taiwan marched out thousands of troops and displayed its most modern military hardware Saturday to spotlight an old but often forgotten claim that its forces, not the Chinese Communists, led the campaign that routed imperial Japan from China 70 years ago.

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With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it’s not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon.

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A fatal fire on Japan’s bullet train, started by a man who self-immolated this week, has revealed blind spots in a system renowned for its speed, punctuality and safety record.

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Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor’s bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a middle-aged woman suffering from incurable stomach cancer.

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In the vine-entangled forests of the Aguarague National Park, crude that seeped for decades out of abandoned wellheads saturates the soil and has stained the bedrock of creeks that provide water to the indigenous Guarani who live nearby.

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One of the leaders of the once-powerful Beltran Leyva drug cartel was arrested Friday in a trendy neighborhood in Mexico City, authorities said.

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