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Greek aid program expires at midnight: euro zone bailout fund
Greece will lose access to a 1.8 billion euro loan tranche, as well as 10.9 billion euros for recapitalizing banks, when the country's financial aid package expires at midnight (6.00 p.m. EDT), the euro zone's bailout fund said on Tuesday.
China to cap rising emissions by 2030 in boost to Paris U.N. deal
China formally committed to halting the rise in its greenhouse gas emissions within the next 15 years on Tuesday, in a much anticipated strategy to help build a U.N. climate deal in 2015.
A guide to nuclear talks between Iran and six major powers
Iran and six world powers - the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China - are in what may be the final phase of negotiations aimed at securing a deal on sanctions relief in exchange for limits on Iranian nuclear activities.
In Moscow, Syrian minister says Russia promises aid
Syria's foreign minister said in Moscow on Monday Russia had promised to send political, economic and military aid to his country, where the army is coming under some of the heaviest pressure since the start of the civil war.
Greece in shock as banks shut after snap referendum call
Stunned Greeks faced shuttered banks, long supermarket lines and overwhelming uncertainty on Monday as a breakdown in talks with international lenders plunged their country deep into crisis.
China works for 'win-win' climate plan, poised for U.N. pledge
China seeks a fair, global system to tackle climate change and will deliver its pledge to the United Nations by the end of Tuesday on how much it will cut emissions, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said after talks with top European Union officials.
Cautious Merkel on verge of biggest risk with 'Grexit'
"If you break it, you own it," former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell warned President George W. Bush before his invasion of Iraq.
Political scenarios for Greece as it heads to referendum
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras's plan to hold a referendum on July 5 on creditors demands for austerity has all but killed off talks for aid and left the country close to a default and a financial crisis that could pave the way for a euro zone exit.