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Brazil refused to back new IMF aid for Greece, says billions at risk

WASHINGTON/ATHENS (Reuters) - Eleven Latin American countries refused to back an IMF move this week to keep bankrolling Greece, citing risks of non-repayment, and the Fund itself said Athens might need faster debt relief from Europe. Full story

Lexington Hotel Robbed

A man robbed a Lexington hotel Sunday evening. Police say staff at the Comfort Inn on Athens-Boonesboro Road was actually familiar with the suspect because he stayed at the motel several times before. Police say the man was staying there Sunday and fell down a flight of stairs. He went to the hospi Full story

Greece clears last hurdle to unlock EU-IMF bailout funds

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece adopted on Thursday the last piece of legislation its international lenders required to release the next batch of rescue loans, ending two months of wrangling over unpopular measures to overhaul the economy. Full story

Execution date set for Alabama inmate Andrew Reid Lackey

A convicted murderer is scheduled for execution this week after his 2008 conviction. Full story

U.S. Treasury Secretary Lew urges Greece to stick with reforms

ATHENS (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Greece on Sunday to persevere with tough economic reforms during a one-day trip to Athens designed to demonstrate Washington's support for the crisis-plagued country. Full story

Power Outage Affecting OU's West Green Buildings

Ohio University has closed five buildings on West Green due to an unscheduled power outage. Full story

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  Landmarks highlight Berlin's dark past

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, London has Big Ben and Berlin has the Brandenburg Gate. Modeled on the entrance to the Parthenon in Athens, the lankmark has come to symbolize German unity. NBC News' Andy Eckardt tours the attraction and visits Berlin's understated book burning memorial.

  Protests greet Merkel in Athens

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, she was greeted by angry demonstrators in the in streets of Athens. Greeks came out in droves to protest the visit, as many believe Germany to be a central player behind the austerity measures taken by the debt-stricken country. CNBC’s Carolin Roth reports.

  Athens Protesters Calm Down

CNBC's Carolin Roth reports German Chancellor Angela Merkel's first visit to Athens since the debt crisis caused protests, which grew violent but have calmed considerably.

  Merkel Visits Greece Amid Protests

CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on protests on the streets of Athens over austerity cuts and the future of the euro, with Nigel Farage, UK Independence Party leader.

  Global Markets: IMF Cuts Global Forecast

CNBC's Kelly Evans has all the details on the market moving events from Europe, including a report of expected disruptions in Athens as German Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Greece.

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