Merkel said banks and creditors that extended Greece bailout loans to keep the government from defaulting on its sovereign debt have already must draw the line on already substantial concessions.
Williams, 33, won the final 6-3 7-6 (7-5).
It was the tennis superstar's first Australian Open in five years and she managed to win despite fighting a severe cold that The New York Times says "left her occasionally coughing between returns and serves in the final."
Only a few, like Jal, have managed to escape.
This week, the United Nations says that it has made an agreement that will gradually release 3,000 child soldiers from the armed group called the South Sudan Democratic Army Cobra Faction.
The fate of veteran war reporter Kenji Goto has been linked to that of another hostage, Jordanian fighter pilot Lt.
Leading up to the Super Bowl on Sunday, there have been lots of rallies for the Seahawks. One of the most unusual took place in the Burke Museum, a natural history museum on the University of Washington campus.
On the eve of the Super Bowl, Washington state lawmakers are considering whether to legalize fantasy sports contests.
This is where sports fans build an imaginary team based on the stats of real players. They then compete in a league with other participants.
A life in letters. Sarah Ruhl, one of the most celebrated playwrights of her generation, paints a portrait of the remarkable 30-year friendship between two of the most honored American poets of the 20th century: Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.
In its initial public offering, shares were priced at $21, but they jumped to nearly $50 as trading began, and closed the day just under $46.
Aaron Allen, a consultant, says a revolution is taking place in the restaurant business.
Nisman claimed that those involved in the coverup included Foreign Minister Hector Timerman — a particularly sensitive accusation not only because of his position, but also because of his background.
In fact, this has become a vicious competition of its own — a Snack Bowl, you might say — with the nation's top merchants of munching (virtuous and less so) fighting for control of the chow line of scrimmage.