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Without a new deal for funds Greece will miss next IMF payment

Athens - The Greek government is warning its creditors that it is on the verge of default and claims it will not be able to make the next International Monetary Fund (IMF) payment due on June 5.

Greece in final stretch of troubled loan talks

Atenas - Greece on Monday entered the final stretch of tortuous talks with its international creditors on a bankruptcy-saving loan deal, with the government calling for a breakthrough by the end of the month.

Op-Ed: Greek prime minister says deal with creditors close

Athens - Alexis Tsipras, the Greek Prime Minister, insists he is close to a deal with the country's creditors that would result in the remainder of the bailout loan funds to be dispersed helping to ease the country's cash shortage.

Anarchists disrupt Golden Dawn trial

Atenas - The trial of Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn was interrupted Friday by a noisy incursion by anarchists, prompting an adjournment to June 4.

Greece raids emergency account to repay debt

Atenas - Greece admitted Tuesday it tapped into an emergency account to pay 750 million euros ($845 million) due to the International Monetary Fund, adding pressure to reach a deal to avoid crashing out of the eurozone.

New delays possible for Greek Golden Dawn trial

Atenas - The long-awaited trial of leaders of Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn was facing potential new delays after Greek authorities revealed Monday the case will change venues in September.

Greece says it is paying 750 mn euros due Tuesday to IMF

Atenas - Greece has begun the transfer of 750 million euros ($836 million) to the International Monetary Fund one day before the payment is due, the finance ministry said on Monday.

Black bears have close call with tourists blocking bridge

Montana Parks and Wildlife posted a video reminding tourists that although they may want to, no one should ever get too close to a bear.

Athens metro screens films demanding German WWII reparations

Atenas - Screens across Athens' metro, usually reserved for weather forecasts, have shown more controversial subject matter this month with the broadcast of a government-backed film demanding German reparations for World War II.

Golden Dawn leaders snub trial for second time

Atenas - The trial of leaders of Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn was adjourned for a second time Thursday as they again refused to appear before judges in an Athens prison, calling into question how the historic case will be run.

Op-Ed: Greece makes another IMF payment on time

Brussels - The Greek government managed to scrape together enough cash to pay off $222 million that was due to the International Monetary Fund yesterday.

Two children injured when wind blows tree crashing down

Strong winds caused a huge tree to come crashing down and injuring two young children playing in park. Incident caught on video.

Celebrities speak up about Jade Helm

The Jade Helm military training exercise has caused quite a media frenzy. From conspiracy theorists to the Governor of Texas, everyone is on high alert. Now celebrities have begun to speak up about the mysterious military operation.

College student caught on video putting Windex in roommates food

A student at the University of South Carolina is facing criminal charges after she was allegedly caught on a hidden camera secretly poisoning her roommate's food.

Want to go on a real treasure hunt? Follow clues to box of jewels

Somewhere deep in the middle of the Rocky Mountains lies a hidden treasure. Many have searched for the golden treasure chest but no one has found it. Could you be the one?

Greek officials claim they are close to a deal with creditors

Athens - Greek officials said there was progress during weekend negotiations with creditors even though no breakthrough deal has been reached as yet.

Syriza's 100 days: A slow reckoning with financial reality

Atenas - It promised to turn the page on five years of austerity that brought Greece to its knees, but the first 100 days of the radical government of Alexis Tsipras has seen that hope disappear into the yawning gulf between it and the country's creditors.

Two dead, 21 injured in Athens prison fighting

Atenas - Two inmates were killed and 21 others injured during fighting that broke out in an Athens prison on Sunday, the justice ministry said.

Ben E. King passes away at the age of 76

Music legend, Ben E. King has passed away at age 76. He is most known for the song "Stand By Me." His music has captivated listeners for generations.

Wife shields Greece's Varoufakis in restaurant standoff with anarchists

Atenas - Greece's combative Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis was shielded by his wife Danae after being pelted with glass objects by anarchists at a restaurant in a working-class Athens neighbourhood, the finance ministry said Wednesday.
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