The death toll from the crash of an Indonesian air force plane into a city neighbourhood rose to 142 Wednesday, amid claims civilians had paid for flights on the doomed aircraft in violation of military rules.
Greece was appealing to its euro zone partners and the European Central Bank on Wednesday to keep it afloat after defaulting on its debt to the International Monetary Fund and losing frozen international bailout money. The following are comments from European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis at a news conference after the Commission's weekly meeting on Wednesday. As the Eurogroup confirms on 27 June, the euro area authority stands ready to do whatever is necessary to ensure the financial stability of the euro area.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that "the future of Europe is not at stake" because of the crisis over Greece after the breakdown of debt talks and expiry of its aid programme. "Yes, these are turbulent days.
WASHINGTON (AP) â Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, knew as early as 2009 that Hillary Rodham Clinton was using a private email address for her government correspondence, according to some 3,000 pages of correspondence released by the State Department late Tuesday night
By Louis Charbonneau and John Irish VIENNA (Reuters) - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Yukiya Amano will be in Tehran on Thursday to discuss monitoring sensitive nuclear sites with senior officials as major powers and Iran seek a breakthrough in forging a lasting nuclear agreement. Iran and world powers gave themselves an extra week on Tuesday to reach an accord curbing Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, but U.S. President Barack Obama warned there would be no deal if all pathways to an Iranian nuclear weapon were not cut off.