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VIENNA (AP) — A day before a self-imposed deadline for reaching a nuclear accord, Iran is pushing to lift the U.N. arms embargo on the country as a separate, parallel deal. That's a demand the United States opposes, however, as it seeks to limit Tehran's Mideast clout.
ATHENS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Greece's outspoken finance minister resigned on Monday, removing one major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after Greeks voted resoundingly to back the government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Greece would bring a proposal for a cash-for-reforms deal to an emergency summit of euro zone leaders on Tuesday, a Greek official said.