WASHINGTON — Nearly a year into a bombing campaign intended to degrade and destroy the Islamic State group, the United States finally may have found a reliable partner on the ground in Syria.
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VIENNA — Iran’s desire for a quick lifting of United Nations restrictions on its trade in missiles and other conventional arms has emerged as another potential sticking point in its nuclear negotiations with the United States and five other world powers.
ATHENS — European leaders faced a dilemma on Monday about whether to back down in the face of a resounding Greek rejection of their austerity demands, amid signs that Greece was preparing a more conciliatory bid for financial rescue just days before its banks face collapse.
BERLIN — A weekend heatwave in Germany broke the national record for the highest recorded temperature.
BAGHDAD — An Iraqi fighter jet accidentally dropped a bomb over a residential neighborhood of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least eight people in a blunder that officials blamed on a “technical fault.”
SANAA, Yemen — An airstrike hit a popular livestock market in Yemen on Monday, killing at least 42 people, witnesses and medical officials said, as a Saudi Arabian-led coalition continued aerial attacks against Houthi rebels for a fourth month.
NEW YORK — Bonds from the U.S. to Germany to Australia rose after Greek voters opted against government spending cuts being demanded by creditors, increasing concern the nation will be forced to leave the euro bloc.
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index extending its steepest weekly drop since March, as Greece scrambled to avoid a cash crunch and energy shares tumbled with the price of oil.
VIENNA — Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tamped down growing optimism that agreement is near over a nuclear deal with Iran, saying that negotiations “can go either way” as a Tuesday deadline approached.
ATHENS — Greek voters on Sunday decisively rejected a bailout proposal that officials here had scorned as “blackmail,” giving their government a desperately needed victory in its showdown with European creditors .