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Merkel says still no basis for Greek bailout talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is still no basis for talks on a new Greek bailout, as she arrived in Brussels for an emergency summit of eurozone leaders.<p>"We still do not have the basis for negotiations" for a new aid programme with the EU's bailout vehicle, the European Stability …

Muslim Fundraiser to Rebuild Burned Black Churches

The coalition — which consists of U.S. organizations Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative and the Arab American Association of New York as well as digital startup Ummah Wide — has so far raised over $23,000 in five days. After the campaign ends on July 18, the money will be given to pastors of the …

US admits it has trained only 60 Syrians to fight ISIL

The US has only trained about 60 Syrian opposition fighters to battle the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), far below expectations, Defence Secretary Ash Carter has told Congress, citing rigorous vetting of recruits.<p>The programme, which launched in May in Jordan and Turkey, was designed …

Eurozone sets Sunday deadline for Greece bailout deal

The Greek prime minister has said that Athens was ready to make "efforts" to reach a "viable" deal to end the crisis, as eurozone leaders set a Sunday deadline to thrash out a final bailout agreement.<p>European leaders gave Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance on Tuesday after he failed to present …

Ex-Italy PM Berlusconi convicted in bribery case

Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been sentenced to three years in jail for bribing a senator to switch factions in a move which helped topple the then government in 2008.<p>The court in southern Italian city of Naples also banned him from holding any public office for five years, …

Greece offers pension and tax reforms to gain bailout

The Greek government has said it is prepared to roll out pension and tax reforms as eary as next week, as demanded by European creditors, in return for a three-year bailout package to save its economy from collapse.<p>"We propose to immediately implement a set of measures as early as the beginning of …

UNHCR: Syrian refugees cross four million mark

The number of people fleeing the civil war in Syria has now passed four million, according to the UN refugee agency.<p>An overwhelming majority of the refugees have fled to neighbouring countries, with Turkey hosting nearly two million alone, UNHCR said in a report released on Thursday.<p>This is the …

After the referendum, a financial storm brews in Greece | Europe

<b>Athens, Greece -</b> "Either way, the result will be the same," the kiosk owner told Al Jazeera when he was asked "Will you vote Yes or No to austerity?"<p>He held up his two middle fingers.<p>That gesture broadly summarised the view Greeks had of their future as they headed into a referendum on Sunday, July …

Greek banks stay closed as bailout deal deadline looms

Greek banks will remain closed until Monday, the country's finance ministry has said, as the government raced to come up with a new proposal to present to creditors for a new bailout deal.<p>"The bank holiday is extended to July 13," the finance ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.<p>The banks have …

Small Breaks for Cash-strapped Greeks

ATHENS — It couldn’t be more dire for Greek citizens these past few days, as they strain under the pressures of bank shutdowns and the imposition of capital controls limiting daily withdrawals to 60 euros. Lines at ATMs have sometimes snaked around the block. But the tough times have brought a tiny …