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IMF stays, Grexit risk not over: EU

Greece cannot remove the IMF from its economic bailout, the head of the EU's rescue fund said Sunday, adding that the possibility of a Greek eurozone exit remains if reforms…

Asia shares fall on China caution, yuan jumpy ahead of IMF decision

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares fell on Monday as Chinese stocks extended last week's sharp losses, while the yuan bounced in volatile trade hours ahead of an…

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Bomb explodes outside Greek business federation offices in Athens – police

ATHENS (Reuters) – A bomb exploded outside the offices of a Greek business federation in central Athens early on Tuesday, police officials said, smashing windows yet causing no injuries. Attacks…

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More than half of Amazon tree species seen at risk of extinction

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – South America's vast Amazon region harbours one of the world's most diverse collection of tree species, yet more than half may be at risk…

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China landslide deaths rise to 25

The death toll from a landslide triggered by flooding in China has risen to 25, with 12 more people missing, state-run media reported Monday. The avalanche of mud & rock…

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Coalition strikes pound IS 'capital' in Syria, oil tankers

US-led coalition warplanes have pounded the Islamic State group in Syria after the Paris attacks, with French raids hitting IS stronghold Raqa & another strike destroying dozens of the jihadists'…

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Canada sticks to refugee plan but security pressures mount after Paris attacks

By Allison Lampert MONTREAL (Reuters) – Canada’s new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that the country will still take in 25,000 Syrian refugees before Jan. 1 yet he is facing…

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Three militants, one soldier killed in Tunisia clashes – source

TUNIS (Reuters) – At least three Islamist militants & a Tunisian soldier were killed on Sunday in clashes in the central Kasserine province, near the Algerian border, a security source…

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Emirates urges caution on EU-level aviation agreement with Gulf countries

By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has written to several European governments expressing concern that its flying rights could be frozen if the European Commission is allowed to…

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AP Exclusive: Colorado disputes key part of EPA mine report

DENVER (AP) — Colorado officials say they didn't endorse an Environmental Protection Agency cleanup operation that caused a massive spill of toxic wastewater from an inactive mine, disputing a key…