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Brazil did not support IMF aid payment for Greece

A member of the International Monetary Fund Executive Board is not backing the latest bailout payment for Greece. Full story

IMF praise for Greece despite $14bn cash gap

The International Monetary Fund said Greece had made "exceptional" progress in stabilizing its economy and remains on course to emerge from a near six-year recession in 2014, despite missing targets to ax state jobs and the threat of an 11 billion euro ($14.6 billion) gap in bailout financing. Full story

Turkish militants held in Greece for weapons: minister

ANKARA/ATHENS (Reuters) - Two members of a Turkish militant group have been arrested in Greek waters with a boatload of weapons heading for Turkey, Turkish Interior Minister Muammer Guler said in Ankara on Wednesday. Full story

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

News Summary: Wealthy Greeks to pay for protection

PROTECTION MONEY: Wealthy businessmen and other Greeks fearing attacks by anarchist groups will no longer be entitled to free police bodyguards in the latest cost-cutting plan from a government trying to meet budget targets set by international creditors. Full story

Greece sells state lotteries, clears way for OPAP sale

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece sealed on Tuesday a long-delayed deal to sell its state lotteries, the head of the country's privatizations agency said, clearing the way for the privatization of gambling monopoly OPAP <OPAr.AT>. Full story

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Swimmers shower at a beach a few miles southwest of Athens July 30, 2013. Temperatures around the Greek capital reached 39 degrees Celsius (102.2 Fahrenheit) in one of the hottest days of this summer in Greece, reported local media. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis (GREECE - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)

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A man takes a shower at a beach a few miles southwest of Athens July 30, 2013. Temperatures around the Greek capital reached 39 degrees Celsius (102.2 Fahrenheit) in one of the hottest days of this summer in Greece, reported local media. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis (GREECE - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)