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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal, and ruled out early elections if the dragging negotiations fail.
The Maryland National Guard will be deployed in the riot-hit US city of Baltimore, the mayor said, as she declared an overnight curfew. "Too many people have spent generations building up this city for it to be destroyed by thugs," Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told reporters on Monday. The mayor said state Governor Larry Hogan had agreed to deploy National Guardsmen "as soon as they are available" and that a curfew would begin from 10:00 pm on Tuesday (0200 GMT Wednesday). Standing by her side, Baltimore police chief of patrol Colonel Darryl De Sousa vowed to seize back control of the streets after clashes that left 15 of his officers injured.