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The Latest: New Greek offer going to the 19 euro nations

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece’s financial woes (all times local):…

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Militants attack Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, kill 38

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 38 soldiers, security and military officials said….

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Myanmar fisherman goes home after 22 years as a slave

TUAL, Indonesia (AP) — All he did was ask to go home….

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Food aid to Syrian refugees cut in half amid funding crisis

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The World Food Program says it had to cut in half food aid for Syrian refugees in Lebanon because of a funding crisis and may soon have to halt all food support for most refugees in Jordan….

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Greece makes concession but no deal seen before Sunday vote

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government has made new concessions in talks with its creditors, though some European officials said they were still not good enough and that a deal was nevertheless impossible before a Greek referendum on Sunday….

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Militants attack Egyptian army checkpoints in Sinai, kill 38

EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Islamic militants on Wednesday unleashed a wave of simultaneous attacks, including suicide car bombings, on Egyptian army checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, killing at least 38 soldiers, security and military officials said….

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Myanmar fisherman goes home after 22 years as a slave

TUAL, Indonesia (AP) — All he did was ask to go home….

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How to help fishermen rescued from slavery at sea in SE Asia

Aid groups are working to support and settle hundreds of men rescued from slavery at sea in Southeast Asia. The money will be used to help victims seek justice and rebuild lives….

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Thailand arrests 2 alleged brokers who sent slaves to boats

BANGKOK (AP) — Two Thai men described as key figures in a human trafficking ring that provides slave crews for fishing boats were arrested, officials said Wednesday, as new regulations aimed at cracking down on illegal fishing took effect….

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Long lines at Greek banks as new rescue proposal weighed

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Crowds of anxious elderly Greeks thronged banks for hours from before dawn Wednesday, struggling to be allowed to withdraw their maximum of 120 euros ($134) for the week, after Greece reopened some banks to help pensioners who don’t have bank cards….