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Grief of a Nation. Relatives and friends gather around the body of a Syrian man allegedly slain by a government sniper in the village of al-Qusayr.

More Money Trouble for Greece


The euro zone faced fresh turmoil when Greek political leaders failed to form a government after nine days of tortured power-sharing talks. Parliamentary elections this month saw a big swing toward parties opposed to a deeply unpopular austerity program agreed to as part of a massive E.U.-IMF bailout. As coalition talks between the leftist, antiausterity Syriza bloc and the country's two mainstream parties collapsed May 15, world markets plunged amid heightened fears of an imminent Greek exit from the 17-member single currency. Across Europe, leaders repeatedly warned Greece it could not renege on...

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