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 1 yr | Greece won’t pay IMF debt payment due today, finance minister says

              The Greek government will not pay the International Monetary Fund (IMF) a €1.55 billion ($1.73 billion) tranche that is due today, Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis says.   


  Greece        78 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | Indonesian plane was carrying 113 people, including 12 crew members - Reuters citing air force spokesman

              The plane that crashed in a residential area of the Indonesian city of Medan was carrying 113 people, including 12 crew members, Air Force spokesman Dwi Badarmanto told the Reuters news agency. Previous reports had put the number of people on board the aircraft at about 50.   


  Medan, Indonesia        5 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | Death toll from Indonesia plane crash rises to at least 50, expected to rise further - report

              The number of bodies recovered after a military transport plane crashed into a residential area of the Indonesian city of Medan has risen to at least 50, the local news website Tribunnews is reporting. Many of the bodies were charred, making it unclear whether they had been on board the aircraft or civilians on the ground. Medan Mayor Dzulmi Eldin told Tribunnews that at least two people were still trapped at the crash site and rescue efforts were continuing.   


  Medan, Indonesia        5 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | Iran’s foreign minister, during meeting with Kerry, says ‘I am here to get a final deal and I think we can’ - Reuters

              Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, while meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Vienna, said "I am here to get a final deal and I think we can," Reuters is reporting. Negotiations between world powers and Iran over the country's disputed nuclear program were supposed to result in a deal no later than today, but the White House indicated on Monday that negotiations will likely extend past the deadline.   


  Vienna, Austria        97 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | ISIS beheads 2 women accused of witchcraft, first time women have been beheaded - activists

              The Islamic State (ISIS) group has beheaded two women in the eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, marking the first time that women are known to have been beheaded by the group, the activist-run Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports.   


  Syria        102 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | ‘Initiatives’ continue on talks between Athens and EU to reach last-minute deal on bailout - Reuters

              'Initiatives' are continuing on negotiations between Greece and the European Union in an attempt to reach a last-minute deal on a bailout, a Greek government official has told Reuters. Greece is due to pay the International Monetary Fund (IMF) a €1.55 billion ($1.73 billion) tranche today and, with no definitive deal in sight, a default seems almost inevitable.   


  Greece        78 UPDATES

 

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 1 yr | Death toll from military plane crash in Indonesia rises to at least 37 - AP

              At least 37 bodies have been recovered after a military plane crashed in a residential area of the Indonesian city of Medan, North Sumatra police chief Eko Hadi Sutedjo has told the Associated Press. He also told AP that the aircraft, according to its manifest, was carrying a total of 50 people and appears to have encountered engine trouble shortly after take-off. The Indonesian newspaper Kompas adds that additional casualties are still at the crash site.   


  Medan, Indonesia        5 UPDATES

 


 1 yr | 4 people shot at Florida apartment complex, conditions unknown - WSVN-TV

              Four boys ranging in age from 12 to 18 have been shot at a Opa-locka, Florida apartment complex, local affiliate WSVN-TV reports. Three victims were transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital. A fourth transported himself to an area hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known and there was no immediate information about the shooter or shooters.   


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 1 yr | Massive fire completely engulfs historic Civic Stadium in Eugene, Ore.

              Eugene fire officials say the two-alarm fire, which began Monday at around 5:30 p.m. local time, is under control. The building suffered extensive damage and remains barely intact. The cause of the fire is not immediately known, but officials say dry timber may have fueled the blaze. No one was injured and nearby residents within a two block radius of the fire have been evacuated as a precaution as authorities believe nearby structures may be at risk.   


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 1 yr | U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashes at San Francisco airport, causing minor injuries to crew

              A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport this afternoon while attempting to land, causing minor injuries to the crew members on board, the U.S. Coast Guard says. The accident happened when the helicopter suffered an "apparent malfunction" when it was about 10 feet (3 meters) from the ground, causing it to end up on its side. [statement attached]   


  San Francisco, California        165 UPDATES

 

 
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